Information for Summer 2013 internships is now available.
PICS is offering over 60 internships for summer 2013.
PICS Internships range from 8 to 10 weeks and interns are paid $450/week (unless otherwise noted in the organization's
internship description). Interns are considered employees of their placement organizations and are responsible for any
and all employee tax liabilities. Any exceptions are noted on the job description page for each internship.
Students eligible for federal work study funding are paid at a comparable rate through the work study program.
The PICS Internship Database provides full information about each 2013 summer internship positions and can be
navigated in multiple ways, including:
Application Process - Please direct any questions regarding the application process to Evan Schneider (609-258-7443). After you have reviewed the 2013 Internship Organizations and selected the
internships to which you will be applying, please proceed to the online application.
You can also access the application from each organization's internship description page.
The application deadline for summer 2013 is 5:00PM, January 18, 2013.
Online application is now available
that 2012 internships may not be available in 2013.
Princeton undergraduates, including seniors (unless otherwise noted), are eligible to apply
to TWO (2) PICS internship organizations. However, you must submit a separate personal statement for each internship
for which you apply. Since several PICS organizations have multiple internships and you will
be able to apply to every internship position for any such organization using a single PICS selection, you will
be required to write separate personal statements for each internship position to
which you are applying. This information is also clearly described within the relevant internship position descriptions.
A completed application consists of
the following elements:
An online PICS application.
personal statement for each internship,
a minimum of 500 words in length. For each internship to which you are applying, write a personal statement addressing the
points indicated below. Each personal statement should be unique to the placement; generic statements are not as appealing
to the sponsor organizations. Before submitting personal statements, please carefully read each internship description
to which you are applying as some special instructions are indicated for this step.
Why do you want to spend the summer in a public service organization?
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.
How have your academic studies, work, and personal experiences prepared you to intern for this organization?
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.)
An unofficial transcript sent, via e-mail, to
the Pace Center at email@example.com after your Fall 2012 grades are received and no later than February 8, 2013. (You can download a PDF of your Academic Record
on SCORE under Student Center > My Academics > View My Academic Record)
NOTE: Unofficial transcripts do not need to be e-mailed in by the deadline of January 18 and will not be released to
organizations or to alumni interviewers. We will acknowledge receipt of your transcript.
Interviews and Offers - Please direct any questions regarding the interview process
to Evan Schneider (609-258-7443).
be held beginning in mid-February and continuing through March. Final internship decisions are made on a rolling basis, with
all interns placed by April.
When an offer is made to a student, the student will have one week to respond to the offer. If the student accepts, all other applicants will be notified and the student is required
to withdraw from all other opportunities to which he or she has applied for the summer. Please
note that some internship organizations have specific pre-hire requirements: if these requirements are not met, the internship
offer may be rescinded by the internship organization. Any pre-hire requirements
are listed in the internship description.