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Summer Fellows Program

Interested in gaining summer work experience overseas? With the support of the Robert and Susan Trice International Fellowship Endowment, the Global Research Institute provides international experiential learning opportunities to W&M students and recent graduates.

Past Summer Fellows have hailed from a variety of disciplines, including data science, government, biology, public policy, and economics. Successful applicants are paired with W&M Faculty and international organizations to conduct research and promote capacity building around the world.

Past projects include: creating a dataset on Indonesian electoral outcomes, an evaluation of the Monrovia Football Academy, a white paper on applications of blockchain technology for Korean reunification through reforestation, a set of data governance policies for a new geospatial platform within a UN agency, and a randomized controlled trial on community policing and public trust in Colombia.

To learn more, check out past Fellows’ experiences on our blog, explore past postings, watch our video.

Are you our next partner or fellow? Applications to host a fellow in 2021 will open for partner organizations and faculty mentors in fall 2020. Applications to join the 2021 cohort as a fellow will open for students in December 2021. Please contact Assistant Director of Programs [[rmhalleran,Rebecca Latourell]] with any questions.