Elon Hillel actively recruits Jewish students for summer and post-graduate internships, programs in the Jewish community, and opportunities in Israel.
Here is a snapshot of Elon students "doing Jewish" during the 2014-2015 year:
- 21 Elon students (and one staff member) will participate in Taglit-Birthright trips during the 2014 summer
- 2 Elon students and 1 Elon alum participated in the Brandeis Collegiate Institute
- 2 Elon students participated in the MASA Eilat Hotel & Tourism Israel Internship
- 2 Elon students participated in the Onward Israel Repair the World Service Learning Initiative in Be'er Sheva
- 1 Elon student participated in the Onward Israel Internship in Jerusalem
- 1 Elon student participated in the Onward Israel Internship in Tel Aviv
- 1 Elon student worked at the Union for Reform Judaism 6 Points Sports Academy
- 1 Elon student was a Machon Kaplan intern at the Religious Action Center
- 1 Elon student started a fellowship at the American Hebrew Academy
- 1 Elon student began work as a Hillel professional
- 1 Elon student led trips for BBYO Passport
- 10+ Elon students worked at Jewish summer camps
Here are 3 great resources for jobs, internships, programs, and study opportunities:
- The Elon University Jewish Studies website
- Masa Israel Journey "Find your Israel Program" website
Summer 2018 Internships, Jobs, and Programs (see listings for POST-GRAD at the bottom of the page)
Amir is seeking young adults with a passion for education and food justice for its summer fellowship. Amir Farmers run educational programming at one of our 30+ summer camp partners across North America, using gardens pace as a medium for inspiring youth to serve their communities. Farmers come together at the beginning of the summer for a week-long Seminar to learn the nuts and bolts of gardening, as well has how to leverage Amir's curriculum.
Brandeis Collegiate Institute is offering a 26 day program where students will be engaged through artistic exploration, spiritual reflection, outdoor exploration, and trans-denominational learning. Young Jewish adults from all over the world can engage in Jewish learning, arts, culture and an exploration of community and self. Click here to apply.
The TI Fellowship is designed to give participants a sense of what all aspects of life are like as a young Jewish professional living in Memphis, TN. The TI Fellowship is perfect for young Jewish adults- whether originally from Memphis or a potential transplant to the city- who want a head start on beginning a career in a great city that offers ample opportunity for career advancement and the chance to make a profound difference in the life of others. Each fellow receives a stipend of $3,000 for the successful completion of all the required program components. Click here to apply.
JScreen is looking for paid student interns, with bonus available for students who successfully coordinate an on campus genetic screening event. The expectation is to create awareness about JScreen and the importance of Jewish genetic screening on campus through online and on-the-ground efforts.
The Onward Israel Hillel International Internship Program will help participants develop their professional future and build their resume through a high-level internship side-by-side with Israeli peers. This tailor-made, Jerusalem-based internship program provides students the work experience based on skills, interests and future plans.
Post-Graduate Internships, Jobs, and Programs
Israel Teaching Fellows is an elite fellowship that places outstanding college graduates in Israel's underserved communities to teach English as part of a 10 month service learning program. Israel Teaching Fellows is heavily subsidized by Israel's Ministry of Education and Masa Israel, making the total cost to participants only $1,000, including flight, housing, medical insurance and a monthly stipend designed to cover food expenses.
American Hebrew Academy Fellowship Program is a one-year Fellowship at The American Hebrew Academy in Greensboro beginning August 1, 2016. AHA is America’s premier Jewish pluralistic college prep boarding school, serving students from 28 states and 13 countries. Each year we employ ten or more post-college graduates in our Fellowship program. Fellows gain valuable career advancing skills while working with our students academically, residentially, and Jewishly (formal and informal). For both students and residential staff, the Academy provides an environment that is nurturing to the mind, body, and soul. Fellows receive free housing (large 2 room apartment), free kosher meals, generous monthly salary ($1,000/month), health benefits, and access to campus amenities including the health center, athletic fields, pluralistic religious opportunities, and more. (Updated January 2016)
What? The only full-time Jewish learning program in English in Tel Aviv. Classes offered by distinguished faculty in a pluralistic, egalitarian, and non-traditional environment. Hebrew Ulpan and volunteer opportunities included.
When? September 3, 2017 - January 11, 2018
Who? English speaking students aged 23+
Where? BINA, The Secular Yeshiva in Tel Aviv
How much? $3700 for a full semester ($1300 with MASA Grant)
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Tikkun Olam: Live, Study and Volunteer in Tel Aviv-Jaffa for 5, or 10 months: Volunteering in Tel Aviv has never been so affordable! Get housing, Hebrew classes, professional volunteering guidance, trips and tours and more for as little as $500 for 5 months! Check out all the scholarships offered to make a semester of volunteering in Israel's most exciting city accessible to everyone!
Job opening at Jewish Social Justice Gap Year Program in Portland, Oregon
Tivnu: Building Justice is seeking a Resident Advisor for the 2017-18 cohort. Join our dedicated staff and create a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for participants on the Tivnu Gap Year. Live on-site with 8-15 participants and support their success as they create a pluralistic Jewish communal home, intern at grassroots nonprofit organizations, and explore the Pacific Northwest. Click here to view the job opening on the website.
Institute of Southern Jewish Life Education Fellowship is a two year experience in Jewish communal services and leadership skills. Fellows will work to create a common body of Jewish knowledge through activities such as traveling twice a month to Jewish communities across the south, leading Shabbat and holiday services, organizing and directing an annual education conference, and helping teachers to implement a comprehensive religious school curiculum. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Ma'ase Olam Israel Service Fellows is an incredible 10 month service learning program for a select group of exceptional Jewish college graduates. Israel Service Fellows work on informal education, community development and empowerment projects and will live and work together in small groups in Akko or Lod, Israel. Aside from a service placement, all Fellows participate in ongoing professional training, intensive Hebrew study, and trips throughout Israel.
World Union of Jewish Students Israel Hadassah runs 5 month programs for Jewish college graduates from around the world between ages 21 and 35. The program offers specialized tracks: Intern Jerusalem, Intern Tel Aviv, Arts Tel Aviv, Arts Tel Aviv Internship, and Arts Jerusalem. In addition to working or interning, the program offers students te chance to visit different parts of Israel WUJS participants up to age 30 qualify for grants from Project MASA.