Get Involved at Eagleton

Attend an Event

Aligned with the Institute's commitment to promoting open and respectful exchange of ideas, Eagleton hosts a variety of public events and programs throughout the year covering timely topics about the American political system.

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Stay up to date with Eagleton by signing-up for the Institute's email newsletter.

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Students

There are a range of ways undergraduate and graduate students can get involved at the Eagleton Institute of Politics, including curricular education programs, internship awards and placements, courses, campaign and leadership trainings, as well as research and volunteer opportunities.

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Alumni

Eagleton alumni stay connected with one another and the Institute through dedicated networking events and activities sponsored by the Eagleton Alumni Committee. Learn more about how to connect with other Eagleton alumni.

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What We Do

Eagleton studies how American politics and government work and change, analyzes how the democracy might improve, and promotes political participation and civic engagement. The Institute explores state and national politics through research, education, and public service, linking the study of politics with its day-to-day practice.

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Core Values

Eagleton faculty, staff, students, and alumni outlined five core values that serve as the foundation of the Institute's work and mission.

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Eagleton History

Suffragist Florence Peshine Eagleton, a founder of New Jersey’s League of Women Voters, left the bequest that established the Institute in 1956. Today, Eagleton faculty and staff work closely with political practitioners and scholars in New Jersey and across the nation to accomplish Florence Eagleton’s ambitious goal: “the development of and education for responsible leadership in civic and governmental affairs and the solution of their political problems.”

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