High Meadows Fellowship Program

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: Climate Central, Draper Richards KaplanEnvironmental Defense Fund, High Meadows FundThe Food Project, and The Wilderness Society.

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.

Before starting your application, be sure to read through all position descriptions. In addition, feel free to email Evan Schneider to set up a time to talk or go straight to his WASE calendar to sign up for his office hours. Or you can always reach out directly via email: emschnei@princeton.edu

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