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.

Ways to Get Involved

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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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    Join us for connection and reflection as we welcome students, faculty, staff, and our local community partners to celebrate the semester and the work we’ve done together. Bring a friend as we break bread, share service experiences, and connect over ways to sustain change in our communities
    Advocacy and Activism, Internships and Fellowships, Student Leadership, Trip, Volunteering
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    Join the Pace Center to explore your personal paths to transform your communities through the Social Change Role model. We’ll be learning about the ecosystem of social change and the many roles and pathways to make positive social impacts. Come see where and how you can make a difference with your passions and skills.
    Advocacy and Activism, Internships and Fellowships, Student Leadership, Trip, Volunteering
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    The Wilderness Society Energy and Climate Policy Fellow engages in identifying, developing, and advocating for TWS’s energy and climate policy initiatives in three areas: aligning federal fossil energy programs with the steep reductions required by science, advancing responsible renewable energy, and protecting and restoring critical carbon storing forests and other lands.

    Internships and Fellowships
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    The Food Project Community Food Fellow supports the Dudley neighborhood’s vision for their local food system by engaging with residents and small business owners and supporting initiatives to increase access to fresh, healthy, affordable food.

    Internships and Fellowships
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    The EDF Oceans Food Nutrition Fellow contributes to the campaign rollout and work with partners and stakeholders to heighten global attention, mobilize resources and strengthen capacities for food and nutrition outcomes in global small-scale fisheries (SSF).

    Internships and Fellowships
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    The EDF Corporate Sustainability Leadership Fellow supports the work of EDF+Business to speed sustainability leadership across the retail and consumer goods sectors by conducting research and analysis to dramatically reduce climate emissions and to ensure safer food and products for all Americans.

    Internships and Fellowships
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    The EDF Carbon Markets Equity and Effectiveness Fellow strengthens and expands international carbon pricing cooperation and ensure the environmental integrity of that cooperation through analysis and policy input into the design and implementation of rules for carbon markets.

    Internships and Fellowships
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    The Climate Central Realtime Climate Fellow expands Realtime Climate, as well as other components of Climate Central’s work by incorporating new data streams, characterizing and detecting events, expanding the diversity of messages, creating automatic visualizations, and gathering information from users to improve the relevance of the system.

    Internships and Fellowships
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    The Climate Central Research anc Communications Fellow supports a variety of Climate Matters work, such as researching a range of climate change topics, interfacing with scientists, writing communications packages, tracking media coverage and supporting program evaluation

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

    Internships and Fellowships, Student Leadership
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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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    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 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