Service and civic engagement at Princeton University can take many forms. Find the opportunity that’s right for you by choosing the interests, location, and more that align with your preferences, schedule, and passions. All opportunities are open to both undergraduate and graduate students at Princeton unless noted otherwise.

Not sure where to get started? Use the filters below to see what groups align with your interests or other needs. 

Know what group or program you want to join? Email the staff or student board leaders to begin. 

Ways to Get Involved

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    Princeton Internships in Civic Service (PICS) is an alumni-founded program with the John H. Pace, Jr. '39 Center for Civic Engagement that provides Princeton undergraduates paid summer internships in nonprofit organizations.

    Internships and Fellowships
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    Princeton RISE matches partners and students to address racial justice and contribute to campus and community projects.

    Advocacy and Activism, Internships and Fellowships
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    During the Community House SAT Prep, volunteers teach math and English sessions and provide one-on-one tutoring to help high school students develop standardized test-taking skills.

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    Community House After School Programs enable middle and high school students to 

    Student Leadership, Volunteering
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    Undergraduate students design and engage in service-related summer internships and projects, and connect those experiences to their academic work and career.

    Internships and Fellowships
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    Community Action Fellows introduce first-year students to community at Princeton and the surrounding area.

    Internships and Fellowships, Student Leadership
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    The Nancy Weiss Malkiel Fellowship supports first-generation college students at Princeton who are interested in working alongside community partners to expand educational access.

    Internships and Fellowships
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    Undergraduate students design their own grassroots peace projects as part of a national collaboration.

    Advocacy and Activism, Internships and Fellowships
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    The Civic Leadership Council (CLC) fosters an environment of community-building and professional skill development for Princeton students involved in civic engagement efforts.

    Student Leadership
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    The Wilderness Society’s Strategy & Policy Department works to leverage law and policy to advance organizational priorities through strategic national policy campaigns. The Department combines campaign organizing skills with legal and policy expertise to make real progress on the biggest issues facing our public lands, communities and country. 

    Internships and Fellowships
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    This Fellow will join either the Climate Science or the Research and Communications teams depending on their interests. Applicants to Climate Central should indicate in their cover letter whether they wish to be considered for a role in the Research & Communications Track, the Climate Science Track, or both.

    Internships and Fellowships
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    Using farming, food justice, and community engagement as the catalysts, The Food Project brings youth together across their differences - intentionally nurturing relationships between youth from cities and suburbs - and develops leaders. Food Project youth learn about food equity and racial justice while developing critical job readiness skills.

    Internships and Fellowships
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    EDF’s People & Nature Team, through its Climate Resilient Fisheries and Oceans initiative, is working to safeguard the oceans and protect nature, while feeding the planet, creating more secure livelihoods and bolstering more equitable societies for human well-being. 

    Internships and Fellowships
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    EDF’s Climate Resilient Coasts and Watersheds (C&W) program works in a bold and collaborative manner to ensure resilient ecosystems and communities along coasts and rivers thrive with water and are safe, equitable and prosperous places to live, work and play.

    Internships and Fellowships
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    The Climate Risk Fellow will primarily work with Legal & Regulatory & EDF+Business teams on federal and state projects aimed at aligning investment decision-making with durable climate policy.

    Internships and Fellowships
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    Through advocacy and activism, student organizations provide students with the opportunity to find their voice and support equity in communities or on behalf of a social issue.

    Advocacy and Activism
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    Community House stands with families in the greater Princeton area to support the academic and social-emotional wellbeing of underrepresented youth.

    Student Leadership, Volunteering
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    Offers graduating seniors the opportunity to work with nonprofits to protect the environment, promote sustainability, and build environmentally focused communities.

    Internships and Fellowships
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    Volunteers with PMPMC commit to one weekly three-hour shift in one of the units at the Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center (e.g. emergency room, pediatrics, neurology).

    Volunteering
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    Connect Princeton students with students in Trenton to provide 1-1 tutoring.

    Volunteering
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    Volunteers support the Loaves and Fishes Community of the Diocese of Trenton by serving meals twice a month. 

    Volunteering