Community College Teaching Fellowships

The Princeton / Community College Teaching Partnership program enables you to teach courses at Mercer County Community College, Rowan College South Jersey, Camden County College, or Middlesex College. The Community College Teaching Fellowship provides a valuable, mentored experience by a tenured community college faculty member, and helps you develop as a teacher, providing an opportunity to design and teach a course. This professional development opportunity is particularly rich for graduate students because it encourages you to develop effective teaching skills in a highly diverse community college. These skills have been proven to benefit all students, regardless of their career trajectory. 

Application Process & Stipend

Applications are solicited each fall from across Princeton University by the Office of the Dean of the Graduate School, in concert with the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning. A cohort of Ph.D. students (who must be enrolled, and must have completed the general examination in their field before the teaching semester) are selected to participate each year. International graduate students must contact the Davis International Center to obtain work authorization prior to beginning their teaching. The Community College Teaching Fellowship comes with a stipend for the Spring Semester. Fellows are paid by the community college for the course they teach in the Fall Semester. 

Questions? Please email Assistant Dean for Professional Development James M. Van Wyck.

Community College Teaching Fellowship Profiles

Emilia Arguello, GS, CHM
Community College Teaching Fellow
John Barr, GS, CHM
Community College Teaching Fellow
Michael Baysa, GS, REL
Community College Teaching Fellow
Dan Berbecel *19, POL
Community College Teaching Fellow
Sophie Brady, GS, MUS
Community College Teaching Fellow
Joyce Chen, GS, MUS
Princeton Graduate Student, Department of Music
Janet Chow, GS, ENG
Community College Teaching Fellow
Merle Eisenberg *18, HIS
Community College Teaching Fellow

Related Programs


In addition to Community College Teaching Fellowships, the Graduate School offers a range of immersive experiences, all structured to support the timely completion of your degree program. Most of the fellowships are offered throughout the academic year and/or during the summer, and include University Administrative FellowshipsSocial Impact Fellowship​​​​​s​, Higher Education Leadership FellowshipsMicro-Internships in Industry, and Pre-Matriculation Internships.