On Campus Opportunities
- Semester On-campus Jobs with Outdoor Action - check here for the latest campus job openings
- OA Guide to Outdoor & Environmental Careers
- OA Academic Research Page - Princeton students, find a great outdoor, experiential education, or community service research topic for your next paper, JP, or thesis.
- Summer Jobs with Outdoor Action
- Jobs for Seniors/Recent graduates
Other Job Resources
- Association for Experiential Education Jobs Clearing House
- Student Conservation Association
- Appalachian Mountain Club Employment Opportunities
- E-Jobs Environmental Jobs and Careers
- American Camping Association
- Outdoor Recreation Coalition of America
- Skiing-related jobs
- Sports Careers
- Environmental job opportunities
- Guide to working opportunities while camping
- Petersons Guide to summer jobs
- Guide to summer camp jobs in US and Canada
- Camp Staff page
- Cool Works
- Camp Search
- Camp Channel
- Therapeutic Wilderness Counseling, Administration, and/or support work
- Teach for America
- Princeton-Blairstown Center
- Princeton Project 55
- Princeton University Class of 1969
- Public Interest Research Groups (PIRGs)
Funding Resources for Summer Public Service Internships (Unpaid Internships)
Barfield Fund for Community Based Independent Work
Awards grants to facilitate independent research for the senior thesis or junior paper (where appropriate) in partnership with the community.
Applications are available from the Community-Based Learning Initiative and are accepted on a rolling basis.
Community-Based Learning Initiative (CBLI)
Phone: (609) 258-6986
Class of 1978 Foundation
Awards limited number of stipends, up to $2000 per recipient, to selected undergraduate and graduate students interested in summer projects providing service to others.
Applications are available at the Alumni Council (Maclean House). Candidates are required to submit a personal information form and essay.
Class of 1991 Fund
Established to fund senior thesis research and independent work as well as community service summer internships for undergraduates in good standing. Thesis research can take place during the summer of the academic year. Awards are limited to amounts up to $500.
Application forms are available through the Alumni Council (Maclean House).
Application Deadlines: December 1 and March 31
Class of 1995 Summer Service Fund
Provides financial support to Princeton undergraduates pursuing public or community service endeavors. The summer internship may be domestic or international.
Applicants must submit a summer project proposal and budget, a statement of no more than one page explaining how the summer project reflects the applicant’s commitment to public or community service, a resume, a letter of recommendation, and a letter of support from the facilitating organization.
Application Deadline: Mid-March
Fred Fox ’39 Fund
Offers support to academically-oriented projects, including projects that may have a service component. In general, the maximum grant is $1,000.
Applications are accepted beginning in September, with two deadlines during the academic year. You may apply at other times if your project requires funding on a different schedule.
Application Deadlines: December 1 and March 15
Office of Religious Life
27 Murray-Dodge Hall
Liz Duffy ’88 Community Service Award
Provides small grants from $100 to $500 to currently-enrolled undergraduates interested in pursuing domestic service projects either during the summer or during a semester away from school.
Awards will be made once a year in March. Applications are available in the Pace Center Office and on the Pace website.
David Brown, Student Volunteers Council
phone: (609) 258-1810
Martin A. Dale ’53 Summer Awards
Provides financial support to enable a small number of sophomores to pursue worthy projects that provide important opportunities for growth, foster independence and leadership skills, and broaden or deepen some area of special interest. The awards carry a taxable stipend of $3000.
Applications are available in all five Residential
College offices and must be returned by February. Students are notified of the results in March.
Deans or Directors of Studies in the Residential Colleges
International Internship Program (IIP)
Students taking unpaid positions abroad can apply to the IIP for a stipend on the basis of the internship’s relevance to the student’s academic interests and personal development. Stipends are drawn from several funds established exclusively for international internships and earmarked for particular kinds of placements: cross-Cultural and interfaith understanding; Latin American region; and public service – education, health, human rights, environment – particularly in countries where a language other than English must be used. Applications will be accepted to fund internships in any geographic region and in both profit and non-profit sectors.
Summer Work Study
Federal Work Study funds are available to financial aid students who have work study included in their awards and plan to work for a non-profit organization during the summer. Earnings are determined according to expected summer earnings and the length of internship.
Contracts are available from the Student Employment Office. The agreement between Princeton and a non-profit agency must be returned by early May.
Contact: Student Employment Office