The Office of Career Services, the Princeton Club of Washington, DC, the Princeton University Office of Government Affairs, and the Woodrow Wilson School are proud to
present the Princeton-in-Washington program as a resource for students who will be living and/or interning in the Washington, DC area over the summer months.
The Princeton-in-Washington program is available to all currently enrolled Princeton students, undergraduate and graduate. Email coordinator Joanna Sobolewska at firstname.lastname@example.org
to sign up for the PIW listserv and to receive weekly updates on upcoming events.
The goal of the Princeton-in-Washington program is to help students interact with alumni and socialize with fellow Princetonians while they are in Washington,
DC for the summer. The planned activities provide students with the opportunity to both learn about a variety of career paths and have fun in our nation’s capital.
The program consists of both speaker events and social events. Past speakers have included Donald Rumsfeld ’54, Ralph Nader ’55, Brian Rokus ’99, Congressman Rush Holt, and Chairman Ben Bernanke.
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“I went to a lot of PIW events last summer, and I absolutely loved them. They were a wonderful way to see the breadth of career options available in the DC area, ranging from politics to NGOs to corporations. It was also a really neat way to hear some pretty incredible stories from people who are experts in their fields.” –Tara Ohrtman ’13
"The Princeton-in-Washington Program is a well-designed series of activities that connects current Princeton students and alum in our nation’s capital. I enjoyed learning about diverse career paths and bonding with other Princetonians last summer. Whether it was meeting with representatives from the FBI, CIA, Federal Reserve Board, or the White House, the Princeton-in-Washington program greatly enriched my summer internship experience by encouraging me to think about how my interests and background may translate into valuable public service careers in the future." – Shirley Gao ’13