A variety of internships, fellowships and summer programs are available to Princeton students and postgrads through various University offices and Princeton-affiliated programs.
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Internships for Undergraduates
- Princeton Internships in Civic Service (PICS): Offers Princeton undergraduate students 8-10 week paid, alumni-sponsored nonprofit summer internships in a wide range of national and international organizations in multiple fields including group advocacy, legal services, public policy, environment, health and social services, community development, education and the arts.
- Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education: Supports student engineering projects in the community, provides internships, hosts lectures and presents entrepreneurial opportunities.
- Pace Center for Civic Engagement: Presents opportunities to respond thoughtfully to civic problems via direct volunteer service, civic-action break trips, social entrepreneurship, political action, public service internships, fellowships and volunteer teaching and tutoring.
- Guggenheim Internships in Criminal Justice
- Interfaith Internship Program
- John C. Bogle '51 Fellows in Civic Service
- Community Based Learning Initiative: Offers community-based research in courses, as a summer research internship and as part of your junior paper or senior thesis.
- Princeton Environmental Institute: Develops the next generation of leadership by providing outstanding academic programs and opportunities for advanced scholarship, research and civic engagement.
- Princeton University Preparatory Program: A rigorous, academic and cultural enrichment program that supports high-achieving, low-income high school students.
- International Internship Program (IIP): Supports Princeton undergraduates who wish to undertake a summer internship abroad.
- Princeton Program in Hellenic Studies: Encourages all Princeton students to consider study and research abroad.
- Princeton in Ishikawa: Annually offers three internships to former PII students who intern at major organizations.
- German Summer Work Program: Experience German culture in a professional environment. Professional placements offer pre-professional experience.
- Scholars in the Nation's Service Initiative: Sets outstanding individuals on the path toward public service careers in the U.S. government.
- Princeton in France: Offers a variety of jobs in Paris and regional cities. Typical assignments are in banks, museums, PR organizations, hospitals, camps, publishing or multinationals.
- Global Health Program Internships: All internships on this site are pre-approved to fulfill the GHP certificate program’s summer research requirement* when completed in the summer after junior year. Unless otherwise specified, positions are open to all Princeton undergraduates.
- Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment Summer Internships: For summer research projects related to the ACEE, particularly for field work and lab research.
- Streicker International Fellows Fund: For undergraduate students interested in carrying out substantive research or educational projects while immersed in a foreign culture.
- Princeton in Africa: PiAf seeks to create a constituency of young people committed to the emergence of Africa as a full partner in the developed world. They offer service fellowships in connection with humanitarian organizations and other agencies serving the African continent.
- Princeton in Asia: PiA sponsors over 165 fellowships in 21 countries and is the oldest and largest organization of its kind.
- Princeton in France: PIF offers a variety of jobs in Paris and regional cities. Typical assignments are in banks, museums, PR organizations, hospitals, camps, publishing or multinationals.
- Princeton in Latin America: Founded in 2002, Princeton in Latin America (PiLA) is a post-graduate fellowship organization aimed at connecting Princeton graduates with worthwhile organizations throughout Central and South America.
- Program in Teacher Preparation: Teacher Prep offers teaching fellowships abroad for the upcoming academic year. Recent Princeton graduates (including graduate students) are eligible to apply.
- Princeton Project 55, Public Interest Program and Public Health Program: Both the PIP and PHP strive to place fellows in substantive paid jobs with public interest organizations that are seeking systemic solutions to critical social problems.
- Pace - High Meadows Fellowships: Places recent Princeton graduates in two-year positions with nonprofit organizations that aim to protect the environment and build environmental sustainability, or that bring an environmental focus to building community capacity and increasing the self-sufficiency of community residents.