Federal Semester Program

Become a Federal or Global Semester in Washington, D.C. Fellow!

Environmental Science and Policy (ENSP) majors and Sustainability Studies minors are welcome to participate in the Federal Semester Program or Global Semester in Washington D.C. 

These two year long programs combine a fall academic course with a spring internship.

Students can select one of the following concentrations:

Federal Semester: Energy and Environment Policy

The Federal Fellows Program combines a fall seminar course taught by industry experts with a spring internship in the DC metropolitan area. Throughout the year, fellows are supported with professional development workshops, one-on-one resume and interview reviews, and federally-related events. The program's mission is to prepare talented and diverse undergraduate students to excel in professional internships and to pursue careers of influence and impact, especially in the public sector.

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Global Semester, Science Diplomacy: Foreign Policy and Science, Technology, and Innovation

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.

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