Princeton Area Alumni Association

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Open Opportunities for PA3 from Alumni Corps

Princeton AlumniCorps invites you to volunteer your time and talent at a local nonprofit organization through the Community Volunteers program.


Community Volunteers connects alumni with significant career experience to nonprofits with critical needs. Alumni volunteer their professional skills 
to fill these needs through short-term, well-defined projects.  Gain new professional experience and expand your network while helping the community. Our nonprofit partner organizations have strong Princeton ties and are doing amazing work- providing innovative environmental education, engaging college students to educate prisoners and empowering disadvantaged children.

 

For more information about each of these opportunities, please visit our Opportunities page. To apply, please complete your Volunteer Profile.


**All of these projects can be done remotely after an initial on-site meeting.

 

The Delaware River Steamboat Floating Classroom, Inc. (SPLASH) is an educational non-profit foundation, in the greater Princeton area, which provides adventures in learning environmental science and history aboard a real paddlewheel steamboat and is offering three fun opportunities.  SPLASH was started by the late Princeton professor and renowned psychologist, Bart Hoebel.  Open projects include Marketing Specialist Website Consultant and Funding Researcher.


The Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) is one of the most respected and recognized residential environmental education centers 
in the northeastern United States and is headed by Princeton graduate Jeff Rosalsky ’85. The mission of PEEC is to advance environmental education, sustainable living, and appreciation for nature through hands-on experience in a national park.  PEEC’s innovative EcoZone includes a life-sized bald eagle’s nest and bat cave. Opportunities include Translator  and Sustainability Energy Technology Coordinator.


The Petey Greene Prisoner Assistance Program in the greater Princeton area recruits and trains undergraduates, graduate students and local residents 
to be effective tutors and teachers in nearby prisons. They also raise awareness of the need for reform in the prison system. Princeton alumnus Jim Farrin ’58 co-founded Petey Greene and is looking to fill the following position: Expansion Plan Program Manager


The Westminster Community Life Center serves neighborhood families in the greater Trenton area through supplemental educational services such as after school programming and early literacy intervention.  Their GetSET afterschool program has strong ties to the PACE Center. Opportunities include Fiscal Support SpecialistHuman Resources Strategist and Grant Research Specialist


Contact Rachel Benevento, the Community Volunteers Program Manager, with questions by clicking here.

 


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125th Anniversary Event

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012
6 PM - 9:30 PM
Evening Dinner Celebrating the 125th Anniversary
of the Formation of the Princeton Alumni Association of Trenton (now part of PA3)
and
the much awaited re-opening of the Cannon Club

Featuring musical performances by The Nassoons, the Princeton University Band, and talented graduate students.

Also, featuring talks by
Harold Shapiro *64, Princeton's 18th President (1988-2001), regarding climate and energy  
and
Gregg Lange '70, Master of Ceremonies of the one-and-only P-Rade and author of "Rally 'Round the Cannon" feature in the Princeton Alumni Weekly. 


In addition, Cannon's undergraduate officers will be providing tours of the club's renovations.  

This is a night not to be missed!   ***Only $45 for PA3 2011/12 dues payers and their guests.***

Free parking available behind Cannon Club (off of Ivy Lane).

Attire: dressy casual, orange always encouraged.

RSVP below:

 

Ticket Choices - Choose your rate, use your rate for your guests


Or mail a check payable to:
Princeton Area Alumni Association
c/o Fouad Masrieh *69
1009 Barclay Blvd.
Princeton, NJ 08540

Contact princetonareaalumni@gmail.com with questions.

Harold Shapiro Ph.D. *64, professor of economics and public affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School and president emeritus of Princeton University, has been awarded the Public Welfare Medal from the National Academy of Sciences - the Academy's most prestigious award that honors extraordinary use of science for the public good.
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125th Anniversary Dinner Event ( Saturday, March 3, 2012 - 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM )

Do not miss this once-in-lifetime event, featuring varied entertainment, delicious food, a beautiful setting, and good friends. Princeton's 18th President, Harold Shapiro *64, will speak.

Location: Cannon Club
Cost: only $45 for dues payers!
Organized by: princetonareaalumni@gmail.com

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Career Services Annual Nonprofit Career Fair - March 2, 2012

The Princeton University Office of Career Services would like to invite you and your organization to the Career Services 2012 Nonprofit Career Fair.  The Nonprofit Career Fair is designed to be a showcase for public sector organizations. Career Services invites your organization to come to Princeton to share information with current students about the rewards and challenges of working in the nonprofit field.

 Similar to a traditional career fair, you may wish to discuss potential job and internship opportunities available within your organization. Unlike a traditional career fair, you do not need to have a current opening to attend. The emphasis of this event is on creating networking opportunities for undergraduates and graduates, so they can make professional contacts and learn more about the wide-range of career options within the field.

 I hope you will join us this year! Please email Abbey Racelis at aracelis@princeton.edu with questions.

 Registration: http://www.experience.com/emp/cf_details?fhnd=5319


http://www.experience.com/emp/cf_details?fhnd=5319
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Career Services Annual Nonprofit Career Fair ( Friday, March 2, 2012 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM )

The Office of Career Services would like to invite you and your organization to the Career Services 2012 Nonprofit Career Fair. The Nonprofit Career Fair is designed to be a showcase for public sector organizations. Career Services invites your organization to come to Princeton to share information with current students about the rewards and challenges of working in the nonprofit field.

Please email Abbey Racelis at aracelis@princeton.edu with questions.


Location: Frist Campus Center
Organized by: Office of Career Services

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Princeternship Program

Register today! Please fill out our online registration form.

* Deadline for March Princeternship hosts to register: Monday, January 23, 2012 *
 

What is the difference between a Princeternship and an internship?

Princeternships are short-term (1-3 contiguous days), offer no pay, and are hosted by alumni to help Princeton undergraduate students get the “feel” for a specific career field. Students are selected and matched by Career Services. Internships are longer term (from several weeks to a year), may involve pay, and provide a work function in support of the organization. Interns are selected and hired by the hosting organization.
 
What are the benefits of the Princeternship program to me and my organization?
 
The Princeternship Program gives alumni hosts the opportunity to connect with current Princeton undergraduates, gain access to potential summer interns and future employees, and increase student awareness of their career field and their organization. To learn more about the student benefits of the Princeternship program, please read their student blogs.
 
What does the Princeternship experience involve?
 
Princeternships usually last 1-2 days, but could last as long as 3 days. The student “shadows” the host through a typical day’s activities. A 1 day Princeternship might include meetings, informational discussions, and/or interviews with colleagues, tours of the organization, and general observation of business proceedings. Information from the students’ applications—including their areas of interest, academic major, and previous experience—can help in the structuring of individual Princeternship experiences.
 
When do the Princeternships take place?
 
The Princeternships will take place on the following dates:
     January 9 – 13, 2012 (Reading Period)
     January 30 – February 3, 2012 (Intercession Break)
     March 19 – 23, 2012 (Spring Break) 
 
Alumni will choose a 1-3 day period during one (or more) of these times. These opportunities will then be advertised to students.
 
When is the deadline to register?
 
The deadline to register for returning Princeternship hosts for the January Princeternships (Reading Period & Intercession Break) is October 7, 2011. The deadline to register for new Princeternship hosts for the January Princeternships (Reading Period & Intercession Break) is October 12, 2011. The deadline to register for March Princeternships (Spring Break) is January 23, 2012.
 
What type of work experience, job skills and other talents do students bring to the Princeternship?
 
Since the Princeternship Program is open to all undergraduates, your student could be a freshman with more limited work experience or a senior with more relevant experience. The required resume and statement of interest from the student will provide additional information to the host. However, the primary intent of this experience is for students to find out more about their career interests, so students will not be expected to be “equipped” with the necessary work experience and job skills.
 
What type of work will students do?
 
Students can assist with research, laboratory work, data analysis, and editing, just to name a few examples. They could also be asked to participate in planning and problem-solving sessions with their host and his/her staff or meet with staff from different departments within the organization. Some students may be assigned small projects, to be completed as part of a team effort or individually, during the course of their Princeternship.
 
Can I have more than one student per opportunity?
 
Yes, this is left to the discretion of the alumni hosts.
 
Am I responsible for the student’s housing, transportation or other expenses?
 
No, the student’s expenses are paid in full by the student.
 
How does the selection process work?
 
Career Services will review and match student applications for each Princeternship opportunity during November (for Reading Period and Intercession Break) and February (for Spring Break). Alumni and students will be notified of the placements by early December and early March, respectively.
 
How do I go about listing a Princeternship opportunity?
 
If you are interested in participating in the Princeternship Program, please fill out our online registration form link at the top of this page.  If you have further questions, please contact Lisa Bogdanski, Assistant Director for Student/Alumni Engagement Programs, at 609-258-8387 or lbogdans@princeton.edu.

Visit http://bit.ly/bYzaK7 for more information about the program, how to register, upcoming deadlines, and to read student blogs.
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Offer to host a Princeternship over Spring Break (March 19-23)! ( Monday, March 19, 2012 - 2:09 PM to Friday, March 23, 2012 - 2:09 PM )

The Princeternship program is an opportunity for alumni to host current students at their workplace for a one- to three-day externship experience to give them a “day in the life” perspective of your career, industry, and/or organization. This might include student participation in meetings, shadowing, demonstrations, Q&A sessions, case studies, and/or tours. Visit http://bit.ly/bYzaK7 for more information about the program, how to register, upcoming deadlines, and to read student blogs.
Deadline to volunteer is Jan 23, 2012.


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Princeton University’s Summer Internship Fair 2/17/12

Friday, February 17, 2012 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Dillon Gym, Princeton University
Organized by: Career Services at Princeton University

Princeton University's 8th Annual Summer Internship Fair will be held on Friday, February 17th from 1-4 pm in the Dillon Gymnasium. (Please note: this is the first year moving to a larger campus venue, so they will be able to accommodate more employers this year than in years past.)

Princeton’s Summer Internship Fair is an annual event held by the Office of Career Services which brings potential internship employers and Princeton students together on campus. This event has successfully helped employers connect directly with students and increase visibility of their organization, while students have benefited from learning about unique summer opportunities.

If you, and your organization, are interested in being represented please contact Jennifer Prudencio, Assistant Director of Internships, at (jprudenc@princeton.edu).

External Link
http://www.experience.com/emp/cf_details?fhnd=5320

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Princeton University’s Summer Internship Fair ( Friday, February 17, 2012 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM )

Princeton’s Summer Internship Fair is an annual event held by the Office of Career Services which brings potential internship employers and Princeton students together on campus. If you and your organization are interested in being represented please contact Jennifer Prudencio, Assistant Director of Internships, at (jprudenc@princeton.edu).

Location: Dillon Gym, Princeton University
Organized by: Career Services at Princeton University

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