The High Meadows Fellowship Program places graduating Princeton seniors in two-year positions with nonprofit organizations that aim to protect the environment, promote environmental sustainability, and build environmentally focused communities.
Through their work with these nonprofits, High Meadows Fellows have an opportunity to gain valuable professional experience while exploring a career in the public interest and making a genuine contribution toward advancing the organizations’ objectives. The positions are located throughout the U.S., with the nation’s leading environmental organizations:
High Meadows fellows are able to build on the knowledge and skills they developed at Princeton and find new opportunities to develop and extend their expertise. Their responsibilities have included research, report writing, developing and promoting public policy proposals, working closely with diverse groups of people, and testifying before legislative committees.
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Gain the skills, knowledge and tools to be able to practice and model forms of allyship and take part in mutual aid networks.
When we examine how our values intersect, we gain insight into how we can use commonalities or differences to deepen our service and civic engagement and move forward.
Acts of service and civic engagement are only made stronger when folks come together, combine their assets, and work toward a common vision.
Taking time to understand the issue your plan to work on and how it manifests in real time for the community is crucial to developing a successful, meaningful, and sustainable effort.
Effective communication can help you build a strong rapport with others and generate support for your work while starting a dialogue about this issues you are passionate about.
Learn about mutual aid networks, how to plug into community needs in your town, and where to find virtual volunteer opportunities.