Employment Opportunities

Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Are you a Princeton undergraduate or graduate student looking for a meaningful summer employment opportunity? Looking to gain more professional experience with teaching, mentorship, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and/or student life? Want to help support and empower the FLi (first-generation and lower-income) student community? Check out the following summer employment opportunities!

For Undergraduates:

1) Course Fellow Positions: 

Course Fellows are experienced peers learners who work with students enrolled in HUM 250, EGR 150, POL 245 and MOL 152. Fellows facilitate group study both in and out of classroom time in order to help introduce students to foundational learning skills and habits. Fellows will also help students gain strategies for successfully approaching course assignments and scholarship at Princeton more broadly.
 

                    Ways of Knowing (WOK) Course Fellow is HERE

                    Politics (POL) Course Fellow application is HERE

                    Molecular Biology (MOL) Course Fellow application is HERE

                    Engineering (EGR) Course Fellow application is HERE

Two information sessions on this position will be held: 

1) February 12th, 4:30-6:00pm (36 University Place, Suite 350): RSVP HERE

2) March 1, 12-1:30pm (36 University Place, Suite 350): RSVP HERE

 

Please contact Dr. Keith Shaw at kmshaw@princeton.edu  with any questions. Applications are due on or before 5pm on Wednesday, March 13th.

2. Residential College Advisor Positions:

The FSI RCA position is a summer leadership position for experienced Princeton undergraduates, many of whom were themselves Freshman Scholars in previous summers. FSI RCAs work closely with small groups of student advisees to promote an appreciation of the diverse Princeton residential community and to foster a welcoming, safe, and stimulating environment for all residents of the program. 

THE RCA application can be found here: http://odusapps.princeton.edu/fsirca/

Two information sessions on this position will be held: 

1) February 12th, 4:30-6:00pm (36 University Place, Suite 350): RSVP HERE

2) March 1, 12-1:30pm (36 University Place, Suite 350): RSVP HERE

Please contact Dr. Ashlee Shaw at ashlee.shaw@princeton.edu  with any questions. Applications are due on or before 5pm on Wednesday, March 13th. 

 

For Graduate Students: 

1. Residential Graduate Student Position

RGSs play an important role in shaping the FSI summer community, facilitating weekly core group meetings with FSI undergraduate RCAs, creating non-academic and co-curricular programming for participants, promoting academic enrichment opportunities, and helping to ensure a safe, inclusive residential community.

This role provides graduate students with the opportunity to gain more advising experience, connect with campus partners and offices, and build community with an amazing cohort of Princeton pre-frosh! The RGS receives a stipend of between $4,500 and $5,000, plus free board and room for the duration of the program. 

You may download the application HERE

An info session on this position will be held on Monday, February 25th from 12-1:30pm in 36 University Place, suite 350. Please RSVP HERE (lunch will be served!)

Please contact Dr. Ashlee Shaw at ashlee.shaw@princeton.edu with any questions. Applications are due on or before 5pm on Wednesday, March 13th. 

2. FSI 2 U Distance Course Mentor Position

Each summer, we offer an online, non-credit version of the Ways of Knowing course so that students who cannot attend the FSI program residentially can still have the chance to hone their critical thinking, reading, and writing skills while developing a better sense of campus resources and building community. Distance Course Mentors lead weekly online "precepts," hold one-on-one weekly writing and learning conferences with students, and provide general mentorship, feedback, and support. This position provides mentors with online teaching experience and the chance to work with and support wonderful incoming first-generation and lower-income students.

Please find the application PDF iconHERE

We will be hosting an information session on February 21 from 4:30-6:00pm in New South Building, 3rd floor (Princeton Writing Program Office Suite). Please RSVP 

Please contact Dr. Keith Shaw at kmshaw@princeton.edu with any questions. Applications are due on or before 5pm on Wednesday, March 13th.

Staff and Faculty

We are currently hiring for the positions of FSI Ways of Knowing Instructor and FSI 2 U Distance Course Mentor.

We will be hosting an information session on these two positions on February 21 from 4:30-6:00pm in New South Building, 3rd floor (Princeton Writing Program Office Suite). Please RSVP here.

1) Ways of Knowing Instructor: FSI offers a cohort of entering students the chance to experience the intellectual, co-curricular, and social life at Princeton prior to the beginning of the fall semester. During the seven-week program, our Freshman Scholars have the opportunity to immerse themselves in Princeton’s intellectually vibrant culture through seminar-style courses and/or laboratory research experiences, to engage with their fellow scholars in a variety of co-curricular, community-building activities, and to work closely with faculty members from a range of academic disciplines and fields. By experiencing early the many resources that Princeton has to offer, Freshman Scholars have the chance to prepare themselves to be future campus leaders and peer mentors. Participating students are a diverse and motivated group of first-generation and/or low-income scholars who have been invited to the pre-college program in order to nurture their demonstrated potential as scholars and leaders. FSI students take two courses for credit: Ways of Knowing and a STEM course in laboratory research or quantitative reasoning. 

“Ways of Knowing” (HUM 250/STC 250) is an immersive seminar that empowers first-year students to become active producers of knowledge in an academic community by introducing them to scholarly ways of thinking, reading, and writing across the University. In this course, students will analyze and engage a variety of multidisciplinary and multi-generic texts that stage inquiries into a shared topic of intellectual and social concern. In Summer 2019, Ways of Knowing will focus on the broad theme of “Power and Institutions.” Through this multidisciplinary exploration, students will gain an understanding of the diverse—and intersecting—ways that scholars ask questions and generate knowledge. Most importantly, students will use this understanding to make their own academic contribution to this scholarly conversation. 

We are currently hiring instructors to teach a section of Ways of Knowing in Summer 2019. The Ph.D. is required for this position and, typically, we hire current Princeton faculty members for the role. 

For more information and for application information, please see the job description PDF iconHEREApplications are due by 5pm on Wednesday, March 13th. 

 

2. FSI 2 U Distance Course Mentor Position

Each summer, we offer an online, non-credit version of the Ways of Knowing course so that students who cannot attend the FSI program residentially can still have the chance to hone their critical thinking, reading, and writing skills while developing a better sense of campus resources and building community. Distance Course Mentors lead weekly online "precepts," hold one-on-one weekly writing and learning conferences with students, and provide general mentorship, feedback, and support. This position provides mentors with online teaching experience and the chance to work with and support wonderful incoming first-generation and lower-income students.

Please find the application PDF iconHEREApplications are due on or before 5pm on Wednesday, March 13th.

Please contact Dr. Keith Shaw at kmshaw@princeton.edu with any questions.