Apply to the CALS Global Fellows Program

The 2019 application will be open from mid-December 2018 until February 3rd, 2019.

Application Components

  • Global Fellow Application Questionnaire: Asks for basic background information and language ability and your internship choice(s), ranked by preference.students speaking to people in South Africa

  • Statement of Interest: You will be able to upload a statement of interest.  This letter should be addressed to the Global Fellows Committee and speak specifically about your qualifications and interests.  When applying, please keep in mind that the Global Fellows Program is a professionally-focused program that supports students who want to gain additional skills and can articulate their professional goals. Explain to the committee why you are the best candidate for the job! These statements will be shared with the host organizations.
  • Resume: You will be able to upload a resume. Visit the resume resources on how to write a resume.
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation: Students must submit at least one reference letter (up to two will be accepted), which must come from a Cornell faculty member with knowledge of your academic and professional interests. A second reference letter from a previous employer or supervisor would be preferred. References from peers or family members will not be accepted. References should be emailed directly by the faculty member or previous employer to by the close of the application in early February.
  • Transcript: After the application deadline, the Global Fellows Program will access your unofficial transcript with your GPA and the courses you're currently enrolled in listed.