APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, March 6, 2014 by 5pm EST
1. Please visit the Pace Center website to learn more about the details and requirements of the program.

2. Each student is eligible to apply to any of the organizations, however, you must submit a separate personal statement for each organization to which you apply. Seniors are not eligible to apply.

3. If you close the application before clicking SUBMIT at the bottom of the page, your entries will not be saved. Please be prepared to complete the application, including pasting personal statements and uploading your resume, at one time. We recommend reading through the entire application so that you can record and prepare all the required documents in advance.

4. After you've clicked SUBMIT at the bottom of the application to submit your application, you will receive an email confirmation that we have received it.

Please direct any questions to Matt Weiner at

Application Requirements

A completed application consists of the following elements: 

The online ISIP application
Contact information for 2 references

A personal statement for each organization, 250-500 words in length. See Personal Statements section below for specific prompts. 

A one-page resume that includes a clear outline of your education, work history, public service experience (on- and off-campus) and relevant skills. Career Services has many resources to aid with writing resumes.

Applicant Information

Graduating seniors are not eligible for ISIP Internships.

Confidential Information

The following information will not be shared with any third parties, including internship organizations and alumni interviewers.  It is for internal use only.
Applicants must be enrolled at Princeton during the spring semester in order to be eligible for an internship.  If you are not enrolled, we will not be able to accept your application.
Information from other offices at Princeton, e.g. residential colleges, Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students, or others, may be requested as part of the application review process to ensure that all students can have a safe and productive experience. Decisions on individual applications are made on a case by case basis.

Optional Information

The following items are optional for you to complete. No information you provide in this section will be used in a discriminatory manner. The responses allow us to better track and manage our PICS applicant pool.  The information received is not shared with our sponsor organizations and has no impact on intern placement decisions.
If yes and you are applying to ISIP, please be aware that as most ISIP interns become employees of the sponsor organizations, students must be legally able to work in the United States.

Academic Background

If you have not declared your major, please fill in your intended major. If no Certificate(s) and/or Honor(s)/Award(s), please fill in N/A.


Please provide the name and contact information for two references (no peer or family references) who could be contacted if necessary.  Common references include professors,  lecturers, on-campus employers, coaches, former employers, or high school teachers.  We would prefer that one reference be from a Princeton University faculty or staff member, including preceptors and coaches.  

References may be contacted by University staff and/or internship organization staff.


Please upload a one-page resume that includes a clear outline of your education, work history, public service experience (on and off campus) and relevant skills.

We cannot make any changes to the resume after submission, so please be sure that the information is correct and complete.

You must name your resume as follows: LastName_FirstName_Resume.pdf. For example:
Do not label it "ISIP" or "Pace" or "My Resume". We have many ISIP Applicants, and we need to be able to distinguish your resume from others so that the organizations can easily read all resumes.
For assistance preparing your resume, please contact Career Services.
Before you upload your resume, please make sure that your resume is saved as a PDF and named using the format:

Pick the ISIP Organizations You Would Like to Apply to

Organization Selection Instructions
For each ISIP organization please indicate if you are interested in applying by either checking or not next to the name of the organiztion (Note: You may apply to multiple organizations).
If you check next to an organization, you will be asked to upload a sepperate personal statement for that organization.
Please only select next to the name of organizations you would like to apply to. You can apply to all if you like. *

Personal Statement

For each organization to which you are applying, write a personal statement (250-500 words) addressing the points indicated below. 

We cannot make any changes to the application after you have submitted it, so please be sure that the information is correct and complete.

Your personal statement(s) should address the following
1.  Why are you interested in ISIP?
2.  Why do you want to work in this particular area and with this organization? Explain your understanding of the issues that this organization addresses.
3.  How have your academic studies, work and personal experiences prepared you to work with this organization?
When saving your personal statements to be uploaded, make sure that you save them as a pdf and use the abbreviations above in the name of the saved file. Save your file in this format:
For instance, if I want to apply for Fourth Street Arts Block my file would be saved as:
Harlem Community Justice Center (HJC)


Just Foods (JF)

NYC Department of Probations (NYCDoP)

NYC Department for Youth and Community Development (NYCDYCD)

Fourth Street Arts Block (FAB)

The Interfaith Center of New York (Interfaith)

West Harlem Environmental Action (WEAct)

Mentoring in Medicine (MM)

Word Up (WU)

Roc-NY (Roc)

Internship Application Agreement

Please do not complete the Internship Application Agreement section until you have fully completed the application, including pasting personal statements for all the internships to which you've applied.
Privacy Policy: For the purpose of applying to an organization, I hereby consent to the release/disclosure of the information and documents that I am providing with this application, including but not limited to my resume and personal statement and other personal information, to the organization(s) that I have selected above and, where applicable, to an alumni interviewer. Only information contained in the sections entitled "Confidential Information" and "Optional Information" as well as my transcript will be kept confidential and will under no circumstances be released to the organization, alumni, or any other third parties.
Nondiscrimination Statement: In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other federal, state, and local laws, Princeton University does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status in any phase of its employment process, in any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities. The vice provost for institutional equity and diversity is the individual designated by the University to coordinate its efforts to comply with Title IX, Section 504 and other equal opportunity and affirmative action regulations and laws. Questions or concerns regarding Title IX, Section 504 or other aspects of Princeton s equal opportunity or affirmative action programs should be directed to the Office of the Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity, Princeton University, 205 Nassau Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544 or (609) 258-6110.

Thank You For Applying

If you have any questions about this online application, please contact Matt Weiner at
Clicking SUBMIT will submit your application. Be sure that you have fully completed the application before clicking SUBMIT. 

SUBMIT AND ADD ANOTHER is not possible as you are only allowed to submit one application form. Editing this form and clicking SUBMIT again will overwrite your previous submission. 

The system may slow down due to high volume on the application deadline. Please be prepared to experience delays. We recomend that you submit your application early.