Santa Barbara Hillel has been notified of the opportunities below and we are simply sharing them. All who are interested should complete their own research about these programs. INTERNSHIPS & SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES: Conflict Resolution, Management, and Negotiation Graduate Program:
The successful 17-year Conflict Resolution, Management and Negotiation Graduate Program (in Hebrew) at Bar-Ilan University (Israel) is operating a one-month (July 6 – August 3, 2017) International Summer Program in Conflict Resolution. The program offers students the opportunity to earn 8 academic credits and get a certificate. 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. See flyer here. Link to application here: Conflict Resolution, Management, Negotiation Graduate Program Application Hillel Summer Internships:
We are seeking exceptional college students for multiple internships at Hillel International’s headquarters office in Washington, DC on the following teams: Advancement, Communications, Information Technology, Jewish Experience, Office of the President, Strategy and Measurement, and Hillel Institute Summer Conference. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis – apply early for your best chance to be considered! Link to application here: Hillel Summer Internships
Jewish Activism Summer School:
The JASS program offers young adults (18-35) an immersive experience integrating text study, field trips, and volunteer work in Berlin. Participants will learn the history of and approaches to social activism and tools and strategies for working in their own communities. Join us July 31-August 20 in Berlin!
Link to application here: JASS Application Kohn Summer Intern Program:
Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) of San Francisco is proud to announce that the Kohn Summer Intern Program is recruiting for its 32nd cohort! Over 500 college undergraduates have participated in this exciting program that connects Bay Area natives with local Jewish non-profit organizations. Kohn alumni currently work and volunteer at Jewish agencies and organizations in the Bay Area and across the country. This unique 8-week internship provides Jewish college undergraduates (Bay Area residents who are currently attending college) the opportunity to:
• Work for a Bay Area Jewish nonprofit
• Build tangible professional experience
• Connect and be mentored by Jewish community leaders
• Learn about issues facing the Jewish community The 2017 program will run from June 16 – August 11, 2017. Interns are compensated up to $3,000 for their work. Who is the program meant for?
• Students who identify as Jewish who have completed at least one year of college
• Individuals in good academic standing with demonstrated leadership skills
• Residents of the San Francisco, Marin or East Bay counties
Kohn Summer Intern Program Flyer here.
The Leadership Project: Study and Practice:
The Tower Tomorrow Fellowship:
Students will gain the knowledge necessary to effectively debunk mistruths being spread about Jews,
Judaism and Israel. Numerous field study trips and excursions to different parts of the country will provide students with a first-rate tourist experience as well as a close-up look at some of the remarkable individuals and endeavors that are the secret of Israel's creativity, survival and resilience. Before returning home, students themselves will become adept at krav maga andemergency medical training.The program welcomes undergraduates, graduate students as well as individuals who do not need academic credit for their participation. Leadership Project Flyer here.
Repair the World Fellowship:
The Repair the World Fellowship is a unique 11 month opportunity for talented individuals ages 21 to 26 to recruit and engage the Jewish community to address social justice issues through meaningful service. Fellows will recruit, train, and serve alongside volunteers to bring about real community change around education justice and food justice. Fellows are provided with free housing, a monthly living stipend, free health insurance, covered cost of all public transportation, and deep professional learning.The Fellowship takes place in Detroit, NYC, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
Applications will be rolling until the final deadline of May 31st.
Link to Application here: Repair the World Application
Summer Program in Agricultural Sciences:
Students are invited to study two advanced agricultural science courses offered from July 10-August 9 2017.
Effluents –Reclamation, irrigation and environmental implications
Effects of biotic and abiotic stresses on agricultural crops
A total sum of 5 credits (70 academic hours)
The course will combine lectures, professional field trips and sight-seeing tours of Israel. Our summer program is a wonderful opportunity to study at the Hebrew University, Faculty of Agriculture Food and Environment in Rehovot and to visit Israel and explore its culture, people, and traditions.
Space is very limited so students who are interested should send their application form before April 30. Agricultural Sciences Flyer here.
Agricultural Sciences Application here.
The Tower Tomorrow Fellowship offers a select group of university students (undergraduate and graduate) a challenging summer aimed at educating future journalists, writers and advocacy professionals in research, analysis, writing for publication, strategic communications and media management. Working with world-class writers and media professionals, Fellows will learn about coverage of Israel and the region, meet with journalists, scholars, and diplomats, and undertake an intensive eight-week course. Link to application here: Tower Tomorrow Fellowship Application Zvi Meitar Institute for Legal Implications of Emerging Technologies:
The Zvi Meitar Institute is part of the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya and is open to all students regardless of their legal or technical background. The institute runs an English language program for 6 weeks in Israel, with 6 academic credits provided by Washington University in St. Louis (our US academic partner) Link to application here: Zvi Meitar Institute Application VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:
Earth, Community, Social Action, Jewish Spirituality:
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 in intentional community.
Through the operation of Urban Adamah’s two-acre organic farm and internships with local community organizations, fellows gain significant skills, training and experience in sustainable urban agriculture, Jewish spirituality, intentional community, and leadership development. Upcoming Fellowships
Spring: March 13 - May 26, 2017
Summer: June 11 - August 25, 2017
Fall: September 4 - November 21, 2017
We accept 12-14 fellows per season. Admission is on a rolling basis. Urban Adamah Fellowship Flyer here. JOB OPPORTUNITIES: American Hebrew Academy Fellowship:
Looking for your first job in the Jewish Professional world? Know any recent grads looking for a position at a Jewish Institution? The American Hebrew Academy is seeking candidates for the Academy Fellowship Program. Academy Fellows have the unique opportunity to inspire the next generation of Jewish leaders from around the world while developing valuable skills through professional rotations and customized mentorship. AHA Fellowship Flyer here.
Link to application here: AHA Fellowship Application
Camp Haverim (Santa Barbara):
Camp Haverim, a Jewish Day Camp in Santa Barbara is looking for Senior Counselors and lifeguards. All positions require a 5-week commitment from July 5 to August 4 2017
-Warm, caring, creative, responsible individual
-Must be 18 years of age and high school graduate
-Ability to work well with and relate to children and adult willingness to accept new challenges and ideas
-Must be able to obtain current First Aid/CPR certification by first day of campers' arrival
For more info or staff application visit Camp Haverim's website here or call Itzik Ben Sasson-Camp Director (805) 895-6593
Camp Haverim Staff (Orange County):
Camp Haverim at the MerageJCC is looking for qualified enthusiastic individuals who want to work in a fun, summer camp environment.Our camp is a fun, safe and nurturing place, where children swim, play sports, make craft projects and go on field trips. We are filling the following positions: Senior Counselors, Lifeguards, and Specialists.
We are looking for students that are interested in working with children over the entirety of the summer. The summer runs from June 12-August 25 for children in grade Kindergarten up to 11th grade. All staff is required to work the entire summer and be present at the five training dates prior to start of camp. See flyer here. Link to the application here: Camp Haverim Staff Application JCC Maccabi Sports Camp Staff:
JCC Maccabi Sports Camp is a Jewish overnight camp located in the San Francisco Bay Area that offers programs in basketball, soccer, baseball, girls lacrosse, softball, volleyball, and tennis for atheltes entering grades 4-11.We are currently hiring enthusiastic, responsible, and passionate counselors & coaches to join our staff team for Summer 2017. Link to the application here: JCC Maccabi Camp Staff Application
6 Points Sci-Tech Academy:
Opportunity to work with kids, while teaching science and technology! See flyer here.
Resident Advisor at Jewish Social Justice Gap Year Program:
Located in in Portland, Oregon,Tivnu: Building Justice is seeking a Resident Advisor for the 2017-18 cohort. Beginning in late August 2017, 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. Learn more about this position and apply by sending your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. Click here
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