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Internship and Service Opportunities

Post Graduation and Internships Opportunities

• AIPAC Fellowship: AIPAC is launching a two year Fellows program this summer for recent college graduates and young professionals. We will be hiring 20 Fellows in the inaugural year, 10 to work in the Miami/Ft. Lauderdale area and 10 to work in the New York City area, helping AIPAC to grow it’s committed base of donors. Fellows will be tasked with meeting with prospective donors and soliciting them for gifts. Fellows will receive some of the best training in the organization at our headquarters in DC before they begin--learning about AIPAC, our legislative priorities, and gaining the skills they need to be polished development professionals.  For more information, please contact or

• Destination Israel: Interested in interning in Israel after college?  Desination Israel has many options to chose from as far as places to stay and programs to partake in.  Partnering with Masa, Desitnation Israel works to keep your cost low and your quality of experience high.  Please visit their website for more information and to apply.   

• Urban Adamah Fellowships:  The Urban Adamah Fellowship, based in Berkeley, CA, is a three-month residential training program for young adults (ages 21–31) that combines urban organic farming, social justice training and progressive Jewish learning and living within the setting of an intentional community.  Through the operation of Urban Adamah’s one-acre organic farm and internships with social justice organizations, fellows gain significant skills, training and experience in all aspects of sustainable urban agriculture, community building, leadership development and urban food access.  For more information and to request an application, please visit their website.

• The Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service: This fast-paced eight week academic internship program will allow students from around the world to dive head first into the nonprofit sector while they live, learn, and intern in Washington, DC. IPVS is the ideal program for students ready to learn the practical, philosophical, and ethical components of leadership in the nonprofit sector. Scholarships are avaliable. Learn More: IPVS

• Steiner Summer Yiddish Program: Interested in learning Yiddish for credit?  The Steiner Summer Yiddish Program is offered through a University of Massachusetts, Amherst Program at no cost to the student.  The program runs from June 8- July 25, 2014, and applications are due by Februrary 10.  If you are interested, please visit their website for more information.  

• Baruch College of Public Affairs: Interested in Public Affairs?  The Baruch College of Public Affairs in the City University of New York offers two distinct Masters programs for Public Affairs.  Please visit their website for more information on their Masters of Public Affairs and their Executive Masters of Public Affairs.

• The Volunteer Path: Israel Corps: 5 Months in Kiriyat Shmona, Israel.  Serve as an agent of change in the Galilee alongside Israeli peers. Integrate into the community to better know those you are helping. Work on multiple volunteer projects, or create your own to best fit your needs.  Learn More: Israel Corps

• Want to go to Grad School in IsraelIDC Herzliya is there for you!

• AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps. Applications now accepted. learn more »

The Collegiate Leadership Internship Program (CLIP) is a selective summer internship experience in New York City or Tel Aviv that seeks to foster and develop professional and lay leadership in the Jewish community.  If you are a resident of New York and are interested in more information, please visit their website.  Application deadline is February 3, 2014

• Israel Teaching Fellows. Applications for 2014-2015 are now being accepted. learn more »

• Or Tzedek: A Jewish Teen Institute for Social Justice . Various program dates. learn more »

 Interested in making a difference in Israel? The Yahel Social Change Program gives Jewish young adults an unparalleled opportunity to live, learn and volunteer alongside Israelis in a predominantly Ethiopian Israeli neighborhood. The cost of the program can be as low as $1,000 including flight, accommodations and all program expenses! Start your application today!

• Adamah Fellowship at Isabella Freedman. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. learn more »

• Livnot's Galilee Fellowship. Various program dates. learn more »

• Jewish Organizing Fellowship. Early Round Application Deadline: January 31st 2014.  Regular Round Application Deadline: April 18th 2014. learn more »

• The Israel Government Fellows program is currently accepting applications for the September 02 2014- June 25 2015 session.  This program allows young Jewish leaders from around the world to intern in an Israeli government office after graduating college.

 Machon Kaplan Summer College Internship Program.  Spend six weeks living, interning, learning, and exploring Washington, DC.  The program provides housing, college credit for one class, activities, and some meals.  

• Interning in Israel is an exciting way to gain international work experience and spend time in the Holy Land.  Opportunities include: Nefesh B'Nefesh  Yavneh Olami and Hebrew U

 Student journalists wanted! Israel Campus Beat, the only source for national news about Israel on campus, is looking for dedicated students to apply for our Reporter Internship program. You’ll learn from professional journalists, gain valuable reporting experience, cover important issues and be paid $1,500 for your work over the year.

Conferences to Attend:

• The Inaugural Avi Schaefer Fund North American Symposium: New York, NY, February 9. learn more >>

• Siach Conference. London, England, March 24-27, 2014. learn more »

• National Conference on Volunteering & Service. Atlanta, GA, June 16-18. learn more »

• Building a Grad Nation Summit. Washington, D.C. April 27-29, 2014. learn more »

• TribeFest. New Orleans, March 16-18, 2014. learn more »

• NTC (Nonprofit Technology Conference) 2012. Washington D.C, March 13-15, 2014. learn more »

• National Service-Learning Conference. Washington D.C., April 9-12, 2014. learn more »

Getting Involved:

• Good Deeds Day: A Community Day of Service. Worldwide, April 6, 2014. learn more »

• Greater Boston Jewish Coalition for Literacy. Get involved! learn more »

• Keshet is a lifeline. It affirms that there is an honorable place in the Jewish community for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities.