Global Fellows in Washington, D.C. is an innovative internship program designed to equip University of Maryland undergraduate students with the knowledge, skills, attitudes and experience necessary to become leaders in our increasingly globalized society.
Cameron Torreon (right), US Diplomacy Fellow '12, at his Foreign Service Officer swearing in ceremony at the Department of State with US Diplomacy Professor Raffi Balian.
Lillian Sun (Global Fellow ’17, Science Diplomacy) is one of four UMD students to receive the national Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship in 2018 for potential in STEM research. She was awarded the scholarship for the research she performed at the NIH in cancer immunology, which she completed as her Global Fellows internship.
Griffin Thompson, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Transformation, has developed "four keys to success" based on his career in the public and private sectors and observing leadership in various organizations for his Science Diplomacy class.
Global Fellows students participate in an integrated combination of classroom and direct professional experience designed to provide a deep understanding of global leadership and policy, and the ways in which the two are developed, influenced, and carried out. For additional domestic options including energy, health, national security and political engagement, please visit our sister program, Federal Fellows!
Ashwin Suryavanshi (Global Fellow ’17, Responses to Global Challenges) accepted a full-time position at Chemonics International as a program assistant with the Middle East and North Africa team. He interned for Chemonics in the Global Safety and Security Department during summer 2017.
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