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Want to work for Hillel?

Sharsheret, Hebrew for “chain”, is a national not-for-profit organization supporting young women and their families, of all Jewish backgrounds, facing breast cancer. Click here to view open positions in the organization.

The Israel Project (TIP) is a non-profit educational organization that provides factual information about Israel and the Middle East to the press, policy-makers and the public. TIP maintains offices in both Washington, D.C., and in Jerusalem, Israel. Click here to learn more about employment opportunities. 

The Jewish Relief Agency, a volunteer-driven organization whose goal is to help families in need. They are always looking for volunteers in 6 different major areas of the USA. Click here for more info.

At The Jewish Education Project, believes in the power and possibility of a great Jewish education. They help educators develop new ideas, build strong networks, and nurture necessary skills.  Click here to learn about the available employment opportunities!

Fellowships

AIPAC FellowshipAIPAC is launching a two-year Fellows program this summer for recent college graduates and young professionals. 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.  Be on the lookout for the 2017 applications this fall.  For more information, please contact Emily Felber or Natalie Lascar

Pardes Hillel Leadership Fellowship is a year-long fellowship open to current university students who have demonstrated notable leadership within their Hillel communities within the last two years, and are passionate about enriching Jewish life on campus. While at Pardes, Fellows will work closely with the Engagement team to plan 2016-17 campus visits, recruitment and outreach efforts. Wherever possible, fellows will be supported in returning to their alma maters as Pardes representatives in 2017-18, ideally alongside a Pardes staff or faculty member. Apply now!

The Repair the World Fellowship is an 11-month opportunity from  August 15th, 2016- July 13th, 2017 for young adults ages 21 to 26 to engage and challenge the Jewish community to address social justice issues through meaningful volunteering. The Fellowship takes place in Detroit, New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. The first round of applications are due January 31st, second round are due March 31st, and the third round is due May 31st. NOW CLOSED.

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.  Fellowships can range from 4-10 months. Please visit their website for more information and to apply.   

The Global Jewish Service Corps (JSC) is a year-long, paid opportunity for Jewish young professionals to volunteer overseas with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, JDC, the world's leading Jewish humanitarian organization. The 2016 applications are now closed. Check back here to learn more about the 17-18 opportunities.

The WUJU Internship is the #1 graduate arts internships program in Israel! Located in Tel Aviv, Haifa, or Jerusalem.  For ages 21-35, spend 5 months in Israel learning from a range of area: high tech, medical research, journalism, TV, new media,marketing, human rights, politics, photography, film production, visual arts and more! NOW CLOSED.

AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps. The 2016-2017 program applications are now closed. Check back soon for 2017-18 opportunities! learn more » If you have any questions, email our campus coordinator ragdern@avodah.net

The Israel Government Fellows program is currently accepting applications for the September 2016- June 2017 session.  This program allows young Jewish leaders from around the world to intern in an Israeli government office after graduating college.

The Educator Path: Israel Teaching Fellows: 10 months based in Be'er Sheva or Netanya.  Join an elite group of young adults from North America to help close the achievement gap in Israel. Volunteers serve as English teachers' aides in schools throughout Netanya, a picturesque beach town north of Tel Aviv, in addition to learning Hebrew and touring throughout Israel. The total program cost for 10 months is $1,000 and includes roundtrip airfare, full room and board, and a 3-week pedagogical training seminar to prepare you to make an impact in the classroom.  Apply now! 

Israel Teaching Fellows. Masa Israel Teaching Fellows is a 10-month fellowship for college graduates aged 21 to 30—and it's your path to the experience of a lifetime. The program invites talented, English-speaking college graduates to Israel as English teachers’ aides. Applications for 2016-2017 cohort are now open. learn more »

The Yahel Social Change Program is a unique 9-month service learning experience for young adults between the ages of 21 and 27. The program combines hands-on volunteer work with in-depth learning and immersion. Participants will work with a variety of populations including Ethiopian-Israeli, Arab-Israeli, and Immigrants from the Former Soviet Union in the city of Lod and the Ramat Eliyahu neighborhood of Rishon LeZion. MAY 12TH FINAL DEADLINE --> Apply now!

SIP (Summer Internship Program) is a  6+ week co-ed program run by World Mizrachi. SIP offers students and recent graduates from all over the world a chance to intern in their fields of interest in Israel, whilst learning leadership skills, and learning and discovering more about Israel and Judaism, all within a social and educational environment. SIP participants spend their days hard at work in order to experience working conditions, explore employment opportunities and make contacts. * Last day for application: 31 March 2016. Applications made after 31 March will incur a $200 late-fee.

Through the Religious Action Center (RAC) the  Legislative Assistant Program is a year-long fellowship for recent college gradutes interested in Judaism, social justice, and policy.  Applications for the 2016-2017 program year are closed. Applications for the 2017-2018 program year will open in Fall 2016.  Find out more info here.

Graduate Studies

University of Haifa:  Want see more of the beautiful city of Haifa?  Consider spending your graduate studies experience in Israel. We will start accepting application for the academic year of 2017-2018 in October of 2016. Click here for more info.

Interested in getting a Masters of Jewish Education in Israel?  Well, you're invited to learn more about Hebrew College Programs for Jewish Educators.

Delet (Day school Leadership through Teaching; the Hebrew word for “door”) offers an opportunity to earn a Masters of Art in Teaching (MAT) degree and MA state initial teaching license through a 13 month, internship-based program. Within Delet, you can choose one of the following tracks: Elemenary general and Judaic Studes, middle and high school Bible or general studies, and Hebrew.    Check out Delet!

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.

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

Tel Aviv University offers Masters program combined with a rigorous core curriculum and a diverse offering of electives, allowing you to tailor your studies to your own interests while gaining advanced knowledge in your chosen field. Learning takes place both inside and outside the classroom, with regular site visits, guest lectures, and excursions designed to give you access to the cutting edge of research and industry. Email Danielle Poland, our TAU representative, with any questions.

Online MA in Jewish Education through Hebrew University. Without giving up your current position, without extended leaves of absence, you can earn your Masters degree in Jewish Education in just a single year, from anywhere in the world. The M.A. Jewish Education program offered at the Melton Centre of Jewish Education in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has been designed for educators in both formal and informal frameworks who are interested in Jewish Education and its dialogue with the Social Sciences, Educational Philosophy, and Jewish and Israel Studies. 1-Year Masters Study Program, 2 Semesters taught online via Distance Learning. Apply online.

The BIU interdisciplinary summer program in conflict resolution offers students the opportunity to earn 10 academic credits (5 courses, including an internship in NGOs and leading think tanks) in a period of four weeks (June 30 – July 28, 2016) and get a certificate. Individual courses (6 days each), all taught in English, are also possible. Applications are open to holders of undergraduate/graduate degrees, current advanced undergraduate students and current graduate students worldwide, from all disciplines in the social sciences, the liberal arts and the humanities. Professionals are also welcome. For information contact us or email Dr. Rafi Nets at summer.cridentity@biu.ac.il.

Other

Thinking about making Aliyah? Nefesh B’Nefesh in cooperation with the Israeli government and The Jewish Agency for Israel, is dedicated to revitalizing Aliyah from North America and the UK by removing or minimizing the financial, professional, logistical and social obstacles of Aliyah.

Interested in an open, co-ed and non-denominational Jewish learning community? Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies has both short term and long term learning opportunities located in Jerusalem.

A 2018-2019 list of internships and fellowships found in Israel through Job Mob.