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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    CONTACT is a Student Volunteers Council service project whose volunteers answer phone calls for a local crisis hotline and the national suicide hotline.

    Volunteering
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    The Princeton chapter of the American Red Cross coordinates and runs blood drives for the Red Cross several times throughout the year.

    Student Leadership, Volunteering
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    Work with the Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad to serve the town of Princeton.

    Volunteering
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    Trenton Arts at Princeton (TAP) coordinates co-curricular arts engagement activities in Trenton.

    Student Leadership, Volunteering
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    The Student Volunteers Council (SVC) supports impactful service organizations and empowers student leaders and volunteers.

    Student Leadership, Volunteering
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    Service Focus is a transformative learning experience that connects academic study with real-world impact.

    Advocacy and Activism, Internships and Fellowships, Student Leadership
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Community Action welcomes first-year students to service and community at Princeton.

    Internships and Fellowships, Student Leadership
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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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    First-year 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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    Princeton Effective Altruism's mission is to understand how best to do good in the world, and then apply that knowledge to help others.

    Advocacy and Activism
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    Princeton Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) aims to spark dialogue surrounding drugs and drug policy both on campus and on a national level.

    Advocacy and Activism, Student Leadership
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    Students for Prison Education, Abolition, & Reform (SPEAR) is a student-run advocacy group at Princeton University that seeks to agitate, advocate, and educate against mass incarceration.

    Advocacy and Activism, Student Leadership
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    Princeton Splash is an organization focused on spreading enthusiasm for learning.

    Advocacy and Activism, Student Leadership, Volunteering
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    Princeton Students United Restoration Foundation's (PSURF) mission is to protect and preserve coastal environments, as well as to raise awareness for conservation efforts in coastal and surfing communities.

    Advocacy and Activism
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    Princeton Students for Immigrant Empowerment is an immigrants' rights organization with a variety of projects geared at empowering our migrant community in Princeton, Trenton and the nation.

    Advocacy and Activism, Student Leadership