University of Maryland Individual Studies Program

Alumni & Student Outcomes

Graduate School Studies | Employment| Internships
Fellowships & Scholarships | Other Awards & Recognitions

Graduate School Studies

Brown University

Medical School (B.S. Global Health, 2011)

Carnegie Mellon University

M.A. Arts Management (B.A. Arts Administration, 2010)

The Catholic University of America

Master of City and Regional Planning (B.S. Construction Engineering, 2009)

Irene in Morocco
Columbia University

M.P.A. International Finance and Economic Policy (B.A. International Political Economy, 2014)
Master of Public Health (B.A. Public Health Education and Promotion, 2011)
M.S. Urban Planning (B.A. Urban Planning, 2010)

Georgetown University

M.S. Foreign Service (B.A. Global Development, 2013)
School of Law (B.A. International Relations and East Asia, 2012)

Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals

M.A. International Security (B.A. Middle East Studies, 2013)

Johns Hopkins University

M.A. Science Writing (B.S. Science Communication with Astrobiology, 2015)
M.S. Public Health/Registered Dietitian (B.A. Children's Nutritional Behavior, 2012)

London School of Economics and Political Science

M.S. Economics (B.A. International Political Economy, 2014)

Oxford University

M.P.P. Energy and Economic Policy (B.A. Global Diplomacy and Development, 2014)
M.Sc. Water Science, Policy, and Management (B.A. International Development and Conflict Management, 2013)
Ph.D. Cuneiform Studies (B.A. Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, 2010)

University of California, Santa Cruz

Ph.D. Computer Science (B.S. Digital Narratives, 2009)
Ph.D. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (B.S. Hominin Evolution, 2016)

University of Cambridge

M.Phil. International Relations and Politics (B.A. International Relations and Diplomacy, 2012)

University of Copenhagen

Master of Disaster Management (B.A. International Relations and Diplomacy, 2010)

University of Haifa

M.A. Art History, Criticism, and Conservation (B.A. Museum Studies, 2008)

University of Maryland

M.A. Landscape Architecture (B.A. Management and Marketing, 2008)
M.F.A. Creative Writing: Poetry (B.S. Cognitive Science and Written Communication, 2012)

University of Maryland, Baltimore

School of Dentistry (B.S. Healthcare Management within Diversified Communities, 2013)
School of Medicine (B.S. Global Health Policy, 2013)
Kristen in Copenhagen School of Nursing (B.S. Applied Health Sciences, 2011)

University of Virginia

School of Law (B.A. Leadership in a Diverse Society, 2015)



Bank of England
Smithsonian Center
U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Department of Labor
U.S. Intelligence Community

NGOs & Universities

The Advocacy Project
American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)
Columbia University
Harvard Graduate School of Education – Project Zero
International NGO Safety Organization
International Organization for Migration
Johns Hopkins University
Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO)
Princeton University
United Nations Development Programme
University of Maryland
Vera Institute of Justice

Private Companies & Organizations

Black Box – A Music Company
Booz Allen Hamilton
The Boston Consulting Group - Expand Research
Herrington Harbour Private Consultant
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Laura at Oxford Pixar Animation Studios
Radio America
Terrapin Adventures
Warner Bros. Records


American Truck & Bus, Inc. — Steve Leonard (B.S. Transportation Safety Management, 1978)
Athlete Ally — Hudson Taylor (B.A. Interactive Performance Art, 2009)
Bitcamp — Jeff Hilnbrand (B.S. Product Design and Engineering, 2016) — Sarah Stonesifer (B.A. Cinema Studies, 2008)
Give Back Nigeria — Jennifer Pearse (B.A. GLobal Diplomacy and Development, 2014)
Minimill — Jeff Hilnbrand (B.S. Product Design and Engineering, 2016)
MotionVibe — Nick Gerontianos (B.S. Digital Innovation Management Studies, 2016)
Peter Garafalo Productions — Peter Garafalo (B.A. Film Studies, 2014)
Redspread Inc. — Mackenzie Burnett (B.A. International Relations, 2015)
Seebright — John Murray (B.S. Digital Narratives, 2009)
Student Voice — Zak Malamed (B.A. Engagement and Media, 2016)



Consulate General of Peru
Embassy of Israel
Embassy of Spain
Maryland Historical Trust
National Museum of Health and Medicine
National Health Service, England
Smithsonian Institute
    National Museum of Natural History
    Center for Conservation and Evolutionary Genetics
    National Zoo
University of Maryland
U.S. Department of Education
    Office of International Affairs
    Office of Innovation and Improvement
    White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaskan Native Education
U.S. Department of Energy
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Administration of Children and Families
    Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Becky at work site in Lao     Health Resources and Service Administration
    National Institutes of Health
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Department of State
    Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs
    Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs
    Bureau of Information Resource Management
    Bureau of International Organization Affairs
    Bureau of Public Affairs
    Foreign Service Institute
    Office of Afghanistan Affairs
    Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator
    U.S. Embassy in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
    U.S. Embassy in Paris
White House
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars


Amnesty International
Brookings Institution
Catholic Relief Services
College Park City-University Partnership
Criminal Justice Policy Foundation
Health Leads
The Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance
Social Justice Coalition, South Africa
Alumnus and Pixar's Bob Moyer with IVSP students United Nations
United Nations Volunteers
World Bank Group
World Health Organization

Private Companies & Organizations

Angerholzer Broz Consulting
Baltimore Ravens
Children’s National Medical Center
The Corcoran Gallery of Art
Council on Foreign Relations
Hyperion Technologies
Intel Corporation
Khan Academdy
The Phillips Collection
Thomson Reuters
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts

Fellowships & Scholarships

Ariane de Rothschild (AdR) Fellowship
Banneker-Key Scholarship
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program
Critical Language Scholarship Program
David L. Boren Scholarship
Harry S. Truman Scholarship
Humanity in Action Fellowship
Luce Scholars Program
Dan wins Spirit of Maryland Award Philip Merrill Presidential Scholars Program
Public Policy in International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowship
Rawlings Undergraduate Leadership Fellows Program
Ronald E. McNair Scholars
Rosalie Reilly Gubernatorial Fellowship
UMD President’s Scholarship

Awards & Recognitions

President Loh’s Student Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Dean’s Student Advisory Council
School of Public Health Dean’s Council of Student Leaders
Undergraduate Studies Dean’s Student Advisory Council
Commencement Speaker
    All Campus Main Commencement
    Department of Architecture

Spirit of Maryland Award
Dell Youth Innovation Advisor
Big Ten Conference Distinguished Scholar Award
U.S. Collegiate National Cycling Champion

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Individual Studies Program  Campus Location: 2407 Marie Mount Hall
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IVSP is a degree granting academic program of the Office of Undergraduate Studies