Princeton Innovation UAF

Fellowship Description

Princeton Innovation is a campus-wide initiative that aims to benefit humanity through innovation and entrepreneurship. Responsibilities for this fellowship will include collaborating closely with the Assistant Director of Innovation on:

  • Designing and leading a new Innovation Internship initiative which will pair Princeton University student interns with startups and venture capital firms for experiential internships
  • Developing pathways and processes for Princeton faculty, students and staff to easily and seamlessly access innovation and entrepreneurship offerings
  • Creating, executing and coordinating a mentorship program for Princeton-affiliated startups
  • Monitoring websites for mentions of Princeton-affiliated startups, creating and posting high-quality content to help bring innovative scientific stories to life, translating science into compelling graphics and visuals and other marketing and communications efforts

Other responsibilities can be assigned based on applicants’ interest. Candidates must have an interest in innovation and entrepreneurship but no experience is required.

UAF Mentor

Christina Pellicane
Assistant Director of Innovation, Lead Instructor, I-Corps Northeast Hub, Office of the Dean for Research

Christina Pellicane is the Assistant Director of Innovation and Lead Instructor for the NSF I-Corps Northeast Hub at Princeton University and COO at Lignolix, a chemical tech startup. She is a certified national NSF I-CorpsTM Instructor and Lean Launchpad educator at schools and incubators around the world. Most recently, she was the first Director of Commercialization for University of Delaware’s Horn Entrepreneurship Center where she managed several initiatives including a $2M Proof of Concept fund and the UD I-Corps Site. 

Current & Former UAF Fellows & Mentors

Avery Agles, GS, CBE
University Administrative Fellow
Jonathan Aguirre, GS, SPO
Vice President, User Experience Research Lead, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Participant, American Higher Ed & Ethics of AI Learning Cohorts & Professional Development Working Group Member
Clio Hall Award Recipient
Kimberly Akano, GS, REL
University Administrative Fellow
Mai Alkhamissi, GS, ANT
Community College Teaching Fellow
University Administrative Fellow
Genevieve Allotey-Pappoe, GS, MUS
University Administrative Fellow
Social Impact Fellow
Ellen Ambrosone
South Asian Studies Librarian
Anna Arabindan-Kesson
Assistant Professor and Director, Art Hx