From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, over 3000 Watson Fellows have completed remarkable global projects and immersive experiences.

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Thomas J. Watson Fellowship

The 55th Class of Thomas J. Watson Fellows comes from 20 states and 4 countries and exhibits a broad range of academic specialties, socio-economic backgrounds, and project diversity.

They will travel to 54 countries pursuing topics ranging from climate refugees to pediatric cancer; from contemporary African art to disability care innovation; from entrepreneurial inclusion to urban animals; from coastal resilience to modern opera.

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Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship

The 24th Class of Jeannette K. Watson Fellows -- the class of 2025 -- embody a diverse range of backgrounds and talents. Their three year experience will take them across disciplines, sectors and international borders. Select a fellow to display a badge with their internship details.

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