Program for Community-Engaged Scholarship (ProCES)

The Program for Community-Engaged Scholarship (ProCES) is an academic program that connects the curriculum with Princeton's signature commitment to service. It fosters collaborative, change-oriented projects of an intellectual nature that benefit students, faculty members, and community partners. 


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Congratulations 2022 Dobin Prize Winners

ProCES is proud to award this year's Dean Hank Dobin Prize in Community-Engaged Independent Work The prize is presented to students whose outstanding thesis best engages a community audience, whether through extensive research, policy recommendations, or new…

ENG Students: Summer internship at HomeWorks Trenton
This 8-week long internship will provide the selected English major with a paid opportunity to gain experience in public service careers along with Internship Milestone Credit. Interns will work at HomeWorks Trenton in coordination with the Program for Community-Engaged Scholarship (ProCES) and the English Department at Princeton University. This opportunity is open to current junior concentrators in English and sophomores intending to declare an English concentration this spring.

for Faculty

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Community-engaged teaching can enhance student learning, communicate disciplinary knowledge to the broader public, and equip students to be service-oriented scholars and leaders. ProCES resources make it easy to teach a service-oriented course.

for Students

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Do you want to make a difference? From your first semester at Princeton through your senior thesis, ProCES can help you. Find service courses, internships, and funding for community-engaged independent work.

for Community Partners

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ProCES works with a wide range of community partners in the Princeton-Trenton area and beyond to serve the needs of organizations while providing meaningful learning experiences for students.