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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Derian Interns collaborate with Princeton faculty on community-engaged summer projects

Princeton undergraduates collaborated with three faculty on community-oriented internships this summer.

Filmmaker and Princeton School of Public and International Affairs Documentary Film Specialist Purcell Carson collaborated with two ProCES-supported interns via The Trenton…

"Wall Street & Silicon Valley" students collaborate on New Jersey Future research

Undergraduate students in Professor Aaron Shkuda's "Wall Street and Silicon Valley: Place in the American Economy" course collaborated with Tim Evans, Director of Research at New Jersey Future, in Spring 2022 to analyze reasons why the number of young adults age 25 to 44 is declining in the state while increasing nationwide. Students posit that…

for Faculty

Professor talking with student at Medical Humanities Fair

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

Community leader talking with student.

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.