Princeton Project 55
Elsbeth Field '04, PP55 Fellow, works with children at Bethel New
Life in Chicago.
The Princeton Project 55
Fellowship Program provides recent Princeton graduates with formative
experiences working in the public interest, instilling in all fellows a
greater awareness of critical social issues, a deeper understanding of
their capacity to bring about change and a lifelong commitment to civic
is looking for nonprofit organizations in Central Jersey to host fellows
for the 2015-2016 year. Partner organizations gain:access a motivated
and diverse pool of screened applicants in return for providing great
supervision, health insurance and paying fellows a modest stipend
[~$32,000]. The one-year commitment
also allows an organization to staff short-term projects or grants
Applicants have excellent
writing, research, and analytical skills; strong work ethic; initiative;
the ability to work in a team; and the ability to meet deadlines. Participating
organizations (known as partner organizations) must address critical social
problems and provide fellows with significant responsibility and excellent
supervision. The fellowship program also provides fellows with mentors, a
supportive alumni network, and educational seminars- all of which help to
increase fellows' contributions to partner organizations.
To learn more about this program, go to www.alumnicorps.org.
If you have
connections with potential partners in Central Jersey [Jersey outside of
the New York and Philadelphia suburbs] please contact Caryn Tomljanovich,
Partnership Manager at AlumniCorps, 609-921-8808 ext 228, email@example.com.
consider volunteering for the Princeton Area Committee supporting the
committees work to build relationships with new and existing partner
organizations, coordinate mentorship and seminar components of the Project
55 Fellowship Program, and provide outreach to engage alumni in the
AlumniCorps ARC Innovators program. Please contact Caryn if interested.