Internships, Scholarships, and Other Opportunities


INTERNSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS, AND OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

 



NEWEST OPPORTUNITIES
  • Haven't made summer plans yet? It's not too late, take Hebrew 8! Take Hebrew 8 at UCLA with me this summer and fulfill one full year of language requirement and learn to speak the most awesome language! COURSE TAUGHT ONLINE this year via Zoom, so you can enjoy Hebrew from the comfort of your own home and get UCLA credit. Bruchim ha-haba'im! Hebrew 8 at UCLA: June 25-August 17, now offered remotely

 

  • JDC Entwine invites you to an exclusive networking event just for young Russian-Speaking Jews! Join us in the beautiful Rita House in Hollywood as we discuss JDC's philanthropic work throughout the former Soviet Union and Entwine's unique programs and travel opportunities designed specifically for our RSJ community.

    Meet and mingle with other RSJs over dinner & drinks in an exquisite Spanish Colonial style building originally built in 1926 as a Prop Design Studio for film and television.

    Learn about JDC's life-saving programs in Ukraine and the FSU from Entwine RSJ alumni who recently returned from Odessa and Kharkiv.

    Date and Time: Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM PDT Add to Calendar

    Location: Rita House, 5971 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90036 View Map

    This event is planned for a 21+ young adult audience and is made possible with the generous support of the Genesis Philanthropy Group.

    We encourage you to register soon, as this event has limited capacity. Registration will be on a first-come first-serve basis. Looking forward to seeing you there!

  • Beit Midrash Facilitator position:

    This position requires attention to two separate aspects of the program: 1) facilitating the teaching assistant program (Madrichim), and 2) teaching for one hour. An ideal candidate will have the skill set necessary to create a schedule, assign participants to classrooms, conduct observations, provide constructive, supportive feedback, help with lesson planning and troubleshoot challenges with the participants and classroom teachers in order to cultivate leadership skill development and a positive experience for all. The second aspect of the program is presenting lessons that would introduce the teens to tools that the Jewish tradition offers to tackle challenges they will face as they transition through high school and onto college. This program would, first and foremost, be a fun, stimulating, and relaxing space in which to bond with Jewish friends, but would also provide high interest, 45 minutes lessons about how Judaism can be a part of their daily lives. We are looking for someone who is energetic, organized, engaging, and wants to be a part of a thriving, warm, welcoming, and growing community at our Glazer (Koreatown) campus.

    Contact for more info: Rachel Waltuch: rwaltuch@wbtla.org

  • Director: Abroad Experience
    KAHAL’s growth extends beyond the markets we serve, but also to the quality and consistency of our program offerings. As such, KAHAL is seeing a full-time staff member, based in the United States or United Kingdom, to lead our Abroad Experience team, which is responsible for driving the design and execution of our student engagement plans. KAHAL is seeking a talented, entrepreneurial individual for the role of Director: Abroad Experience. Here is a summary of the position:

    KAHAL: Your Jewish Home Abroad seeks a dynamic and entrepreneurial individual with a passion for partnership building, program design, and Jewish enrichment for the role of Director: Abroad Experience. This role provides a unique opportunity for an emerging organizational leader to design and implement KAHAL's core programmatic operations, working in tandem with KAHAL's Chief Operations Officer, Director of Strategic Partnerships, U.S. and international partners, and occasionally the Board of Directors.

    The Director: Abroad Experience will oversee and manage KAHAL’s Abroad Experience Department. The Department is responsible for designing and implementing KAHAL’s core programmatic initiatives for Jewish students studying abroad, including managing KAHAL’s growing global network of more than 1000 partner organizations and community leaders. KAHAL is seeking an entrepreneurial individual who is able to work independently, manage a growing team of remote professionals, and guide KAHAL’s programmatic vision into the future.

    The full job description is posted here: http://www.kahalabroad.org/dirabroadexp.html. Please direct any questions about the role to Becca Flyer (Becca@KahalAbroad.org).

  • Associate Position at Miller Ink

    Miller Ink is a fast-paced strategic communications firm that helps businesses, executives, and non-profits amplify their voices, build their brands, and advance their goals through carefully crafted messaging and compelling content. This position is an opportunity to join a growing company on the ground floor. More about us at miller-ink.com.

    The role

    We are looking to hire a full-time associate who will report directly to the President.

    Duties will include

    Account management: Work directly with clients to develop and implement strategic communications plans across multiple platforms that meet and exceed objectives
    Writing: Draft op-eds, talking points, and social media content
    Research: Conduct research for client projects and related content needs, along with broader research projects to support business development

    Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree plus 2-4 years relevant professional experience in public relations, communications, journalism, government, political campaigns, media or another related field
    Excellent organizational skills with a keen attention to detail
    Exceptional research, writing and editing skills.
    First-rate interpersonal skills with the ability to connect well with clients and colleagues alike
    Proven ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously
    Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Suite of applications required
    Familiarity with Israel and the Jewish community is a plus

    To Apply

    This is a full-time position in West Los Angeles, CA. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should send a short email introduction outlining their interest and qualifications, and a resume to millerinkjobs@gmail.com.

ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES
  • Part-Time Religious School Teachers Wanted:
    Progressive, Reform religious school is searching for energetic, fun-loving instructors who have a history of using hands-on, experiential lessons with students and who are interested in becoming a dedicated, valued part of a wonderful community.  We are committed to demonstrating to students and their families that the roots of Jewish philosophy and practice are highly relevant and applicable to students’ lives now and in the future. We are looking for committed professionals who want to connect with students and who seek to make a meaningful impact on their lives.  Inspiring students to connect with Judaism, one another and this community are at the heart of our program. Knowledge of B’nei Mitzvah blessings and prayers a plus. All positions are part-time: Sundays 9am-12 and/or weekdays 4-6:30pm. Please send resumes to: rsinfo@wbtla.org

 

  • Alexa Goldstein of UCF Hillel is running a JNF Alternative Winter Break trip this December under the theme of Green Diplomacy: crossing diplomatic boundaries through issues of water, energy, agriculture, and clean tech. They're looking to find 1-3 students per campus for a national committee (fundraising, recruiting, tailoring the trip experience, helping with the education portion, and ultimately attending the trip). Contact president@centralfloridahillel.org if you're interested.
  • JUNITY Music, Arts & Spirituality Festival , an all-day, outdoor summer festival in Pershing Square Park (Downtown Los Angeles) on Sunday, June 3, 2018 that is one of the summer’s biggest highlights as it will attract 5,000 Jews of all backgrounds (singles, families, students, and kids) to the festival (Venue has capacity for 8,000 people). The event will be heavily marketed in all forms of media to reach a massive audience and it will be broadcast online through social media, online and TV media which will enable an additional audience of at least 500,000 people to view parts of the festival online.
    JUNITY Video Trailer

  • 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. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • AIPAC is looking for entrepreneurial self-starters who care about Israel to join their Fellows teams in Los Angeles, New York and Fort Lauderdale. You can also learn more and apply here (applications are due very soon) and AIPAC’s recruiter, Emily Kandel would love to answer any questions you might have, feel free to email her at ekandel@aipac.org. A bit more detail on the Fellows Program: The AIPAC Fellows Program is a two-year full time job opportunity for elite, highly motivated, recent college graduates (0-2 years). AIPAC Fellows receive advanced development training and insight into policy that is shaping America’s future. Fellows have a direct impact on the US-Israel Relationship by growing AIPAC’s donor base through face to face meetings with prospective AIPAC members

  • NEW COURSE: Diplomacy at Work: A Hands-On Approach to International Relations
    (Global Studies 160-2)
    Summer Session A

    Are you thinking about a career in the foreign service? Have you ever wondered what it is like to work for an NGO or the branch of a US-company in a foreign country in crisis?

    The Burkle Center would like to announce an exciting opportunity for this year's Summer Session A (Jun 25 - Aug 3, 2018). Alexandra Lieben, Deputy Director of the Burkle Center for International Relations, will teach a course titled Diplomacy at Work: A Hands-On Approach to International Relations that will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:45 am - 12:50 pm.

    This highly interactive case study-based course introduces students to the complex reality of international relations. Students will acquire the theoretical frameworks for assessing political risk, managing conflict, and building peace. By role-playing as diplomats, NGO staffers, and business leaders, students will delve into case studies of countries in crisis. They will explore and debate approaches to ongoing and emerging conflicts and devise appropriate ways to serve the mission of their organization. As a conflict-resolution and international development specialist, Professor Lieben will guide students to solutions that further their respective organizations and promote peace, sustainable economies, and community development. Please click here for the syllabus, here for the course web-page which includes the class description, and here for the registration link. We hope to see you enrolled!

  • Camp Haverim at the Merage JCC is an energetic, safe and nurturing day camp, where children swim, play sports, make craft projects, go on field trips and make friends. We are hiring qualified, enthusiastic individuals who are interested in working with children and willing to commit to work the entire summer, June 11-August 24, in addition to five training dates prior to the start of camp. Positions open: senior counselors; lifeguards; sports; academic; art; science & nature specialists. Apply online: http://www.jccoc.org/jcamps/join-our-staff/

  • Project Harmony relies on the participation of English-speaking volunteer interns from all over the world to staff our summer programs. We are in search of talented and creative college students, rising high school seniors, graduate students, and young professionals who are motivated to spend 5 to 6 weeks in Israel this summer facilitating exciting programming for our campers! Project Harmony is an amazing opportunity for young people interested in gaining real-world experience in the fields of:
    education (particularly EFL, cross-cultural or bilingual education);
    Middle Eastern languages and cultures;
    conflict and peacemaking studies;
    grassroots community organizing and leadership;
    social justice; and/or
    international affairs.
    We provide a week-long staff training program in Jerusalem for all staff, which willl begin on Sunday, June 24th, 2018. Camp begins in Jerusalem on July 1st and runs until July 26th. Camp in Wadi Ara begins on July 10th and ends on July 31st. Because the camp is a day camp and not overnight, Fridays and Saturdays are free for staff to spend as they wish. Volunteers do not pay anything to Project Harmony to participate in the program. At this point, we are not able to pay our volunteers but we do provide breakfast, lunch, and healthy snacks during camp's hours of operation. All expenses including flights, room, and board, are the responsibility of the volunteers. Volunteers who prefer not to arrange their own housing can take advantage of a shared housing option that we arrange for an all-inclusive price.

    Project Harmony could not operate without the efforts of our volunteer staff, who find it an immeasurably rewarding and career-shaping experience. In addition to developing professional skills and making connections with campers and local communities, our volunteers are part of a network of international professionals who can be resources for each other throughout their careers. For more information about Project Harmony, you can:
    visit ProjectHarmonyIsrael.com;
    contact Meg Sullivan, Co-Founder of Project Harmony and Director of Camps, at meg@projectharmonyisrael.com;
    contact Grace Erdmann, Staff Coordinator and Wadi Ara Site Director, at grace@projectharmonyisrael.com;
    view the role descriptions and application instructions via idealist.org

  • Stephen Wise Temple is looking for an engaging and passionate song leader to lead our students in song and prayer Sunday mornings. The song leader is responsible for leading and planning tefilla (prayer) and music sessions for our K - Grade 6 students. To see a full job descriptions please click here: https://jewishjobs.com/ptjobs/view/2091

    Interested applicants should send resumes and cover letters to amarx@wisela.org

  • Intern in DC this summer with Jewish Federations of North America. The Washington office of one of the premier American jewish non-profitsis seeking summer interns who are looking to combine their interests in Jewish communal works and national politics. Summer internships are full times and interns are offered a stipend. Apply by sending a cover letter, resume, brief writing sample, and references to interndcoffice@jewishfederations.org

 

  • J Street is hiring! Check out some of the positions below. 

Western Regional Operations Assistant

Hiring Manager: Adam Schiff

Top characteristics: Well organized, self-starter, strong verbal communication, interest in researching and identifying prospective leaders

Location: Los Angeles, CA

The Regional Operations Assistant will be part of a dynamic, eight-person team located throughout the Western US. They will manage regional data, identify and research prospective leaders and donors, and build events to cultivate relationships and support political candidates.

Midwest Regional Assistant

Hiring Manager: Ali Abrams

Top characteristics: Well organized, self-starter, strong verbal communication

Location: Chicago, IL

J Street seeks a highly organized self-starter who thrives on hitting ambitious goals to help J Street expand its political and communal footprint in the Midwest.

Special Assistant to the President and Office Manager

Hiring Manager: Alon Mazor

Top characteristics: Very organized, can handle stress with ease, strong verbal communication skills

Location: Washington, DC

The Special Assistant to the President and Office Manager will need to be able to move quickly between tasks and have a positive, collected attitude at all times. You are the gatekeeper for everything related to the President, COO and office. From managing senior staff meetings to making sure the office supplies are well-stocked, this job will be cross-cutting and crucial to the high functioning of J Street.

J Street U Organizer in Southwest

Hiring Manager: Ben Elkind

Top characteristics: Strong relational skills, self-starter with vision, commitment to J Street U’s strategic campaign

Location: Los Angeles, CA

  • Camp Tawonga is looking for a Jewish Program Director. Job Description: Supervise Jewish programming at Camp and develop and lead creative camp-wide Shabbat programs. Facilitate discussions on Jewish topics with bunk groups. Assist with weekly Shabbat morning Torah services. Help to prepare bunk groups for their Kabbalat Shabbat programs. Supervise program assistant. Creative programming, storytelling, meditation, yoga, art, and music skills are all assets. Jewish education experience required, supervision experience preferred.
    How to Apply: Apply online or contact Aaron Mandel to learn more at aaron@tawonga.org or by calling 415-543-2267.
    About Camp Tawonga: Camp Tawonga is a co-ed residential children’s summer camp located outside Yosemite National Park. The campers range in age from 7-17 and participate in 1-week, 2-week, or 3-week programs throughout the summer. Camp Tawonga’s mission is to foster positive self-esteem for campers, create a cooperative community, teach children to live in partnership with nature, and offer children a positive experience of spirituality and Jewish identity.

 

  • Join the Summer 2018 Staff at Camp Bob Waldorf. The Camp Bob Waldorf summer staff embody a rich diversity of religion and ethnicity, talents and abilities. Our full staff generally guides our non-sectarian and Kibbutz (Jewish) programs. Apply here.
  • The Urban Adamah Fellowship is Accepting 2018 Applications! 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

    Summer: June 11 - August 22, 2018

    Fall: August 28 - November 20, 2018

    Thanks to a special one time grant, we are able to offer the 2018 Summer Fellowship for a flat fee of $600. We accept up to 14 fellows per season. Admission is on a rolling basis.

    Check out this short video to learn more. Visit the Urban Adamah website today to request an application.

  • Tutor wanted for a 12 year old boy attending Sinai Akiba/Lanier School, location Westwood
    2-3 times a week
    Homework buddy for 7th Grade Science, English and Social Studies mainly
    We are looking for someone that can help with study schools and complete homework and review prioritizing and organizing our homework accordingly.
    email Jill bstbuyer@aol.com or call 310 345 8369
    $25.00 hour
  • Vibrant and growing temple, with a warm and nurturing environment, seeks an experienced, part-time Hebrew teacher and tutor for our weekly Religious School, grades 4th - 6th and tutor for our Pre B'nei Mitzvah Students. Successful applicants will join our team of passionate teachers who create programs that inspire children to love Judaism. Religious School meets Sundays from 10am - 12:30pm in Encino.
    Please send resume and references to: DirectorNachshon@gmail.com

  • Stephen S Wise Temple is looking to hire 
    • Youth Advisor/Associate Director of Camp Wise—this is a year-round role; it is part-time during the academic year, and full-time from May-mid-August. The role is currently split between the Youth Advisor role (7-12th grade) and the Camp role. https://jewishjobs.com/jobs/view/45880
    • Counselors and Specialists: These are summer-only roles, from June 25-August 10. More information is on our website: http://campwisela.org/camp-jobs/
  • Amir, a Jewish-founded organization that helps summer camps run community garden and farm programs at their camps is looking for college students and recent graduates from a diverse range of backgrounds to fill our positions for the summer 2018 session.

    We are recruiting for two summer positions: Amir Farmer and Amir Farm Manager. Our farmers are placed at one of our partner summer camps and they work at that camp for the summer, running a farm and an education program centered around Jewish values and thought for the campers.

    You may find the link for the application HERE.

  • Social Justice Internship for Credit or Possible Stipend

    The Jewish Center for Justice provides social justice, education, leadership development and advocacy from a modern Jewish platform. In addition to leadership training from teens to professionals, JCJ addresses social policy at the local, state and federal levels addressing civil rights, economic justice, environmental justice and Israel. JCJ’s internship position is ideal for college students interested social justice, social media, communications, grassroots organizing, social policy, college organizing and legislation. Potential applicants must be available for six or more hours a week.  Applicants do not need to be Jewish.

    Required skills include:

    Excellent written and verbal communication skills ,Strong writing and research skills ,Strong organizational and task management skills ,Ability to take initiative ,Demonstrated interest or experience in social justice , Familiarity with programs including Adobe Acrobat and Google Analytics, Demonstrated ability to manage databases, social media accounts and IT

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    Draft and copy edit communications materials including social media posts and newsletters, Database management, Assist with grassroots outreach projects, Provide logistical support for meetings and events ,Basic administrative responsibilities including data entry, scheduling meetings and assisting with day-to-day tasks

    To apply, please submit your cover letter (including your availability) and resume to rabbisimonds@jewishcenterforjustice.org

  • Interested in sports and Judaism? There are work positions open at ​JCC Maccabi Sports Camp in Northern California! Check them out HERE and be in touch with Anna Ludlow with more questions.
  • Are you a Jewish college student who is going home to the Bay Area for the summer? Do you want to get paid to work at a Jewish nonprofit? Learn more about the Kohn internship program at www.jvs.org/kohn Jewish college students who have completed at least one year of school are invited to apply for the Kohn Summer Internship Program. Interns are placed at Bay Area Jewish nonprofits for eight weeks. This is a paid internship program with free professional development seminars. Applicants who identify as Jews of Color and/ or queer are encouraged to apply. You will build in-demand skills, make connections and grow professionally.

  • Eden Village West is hiring! We’re a new farm-to-table Jewish overnight summer camp in Northern California for kids ages 8-14 featuring organic farming, culinary arts, homesteading and wilderness skills, music, and more. As a staff member, you’ll make memories and friends that last a lifetime while helping our campers thrive and grow.We are seeking bunk counselors, kitchen staff, and program specialists in farming, herbalism, woodworking, pottery, and more to join our tea this summer. Potential staff members are enthusiastic, age 18+ people who want to join our supportive and fun camp family from mid-June to early August. For more information, visit http://www.edenvillagewest.org/staff/

 

 

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