This summer, Princeton undergraduate students are gaining new perspectives and opportunities through internships in a variety of fields in more than 50 countries through the University's International Internship Program (IIP).
News and Announcements
The Office of International Programs advises undergraduate students and alumni of Princeton University about fellowships, scholarships, and grants. Princeton students and recent graduates describe their experiences with the fellowships application process.
Erika Davidoff ’17 describes her study abroad experience at University College Dublin, where she took courses in pharmacology and participated in a semester-long research project.
In fall 2009, 20 students became pioneers of Princeton University's Bridge Year Program. They journeyed across the world to spend nine months before their freshman year doing community service work, learning new languages and experiencing cultures and customs unknown to them. Today, those students are young alumni one year out of Princeton whose experiences on campus and paths after graduation were influenced by their participation in Bridge Year.
Over the summer of 2014, I worked with Stiftung Solarenergie Philippines, an organization that seeks to fight poverty in the Philippines by providing all off-grid villages with sustainable access to solar energy. Stiftung also works with We Share Solar to provide solar suitcases to populations that lack power.
Princeton student Hanna Kim’s international experiences helped shape her senior thesis, “When Disaster Strikes: A Comparative Study of Civil Society Response to Earthquakes in China and Japan.”
Makenna May '17 provides a glimpse into the Greek economic crisis as she blogs from her international internship in Athens.
Five Princeton undergraduates have been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study critical needs languages during the summer of 2015.
Three Princeton undergraduates have been awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study or intern abroad during the summer.