Internships, Scholarships, and Other Opportunities


INTERNSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS, AND OTHER OPPORTUNITIES


 JOBS

  • What: Summer Job at Camp Isaiah Day Camp
    When: All positions are Monday-Friday, 9:00am-3:00pm, June 19-August 11 plus pre-camp staff training and weekly staff meetings. Camp is closed July 4.
    Where to apply: http://www.templeisaiah.com/camp
    Point of contact: Lisa Rostaing 
    Will you be in LA over the summer? Do you LOVE working with children? Ever considered being a camp counselor at an awesome Jewish day camp?
    Temple Isaiah in WLA (near Pico & Beverly Glen) is looking for energetic, responsible, dynamic, children-loving, smiley people to apply for various counselor positions.
    Applicants must be able to commit to this entire time.
    Wages depend on experience and education
  • Sinai Shabbaton is looking for counselors:

    We are NOW preparing for the Sinai Shabbaton on April 28-30th, 2017 at Camp Ramah. 

    My name is Alison Kelman, a teacher at Sinai Akiba Academy (and wife of Rope’s Director Etan Kelman at Camp Ramah), long time Ramanik, former counselor, teacher and Rosh Edah). I need capable staff (that's you) to help with kids aged Kindergarten through middle school. I'll be running programming for this age group as well as arranging the staffing.

    Salaries are as follows: $150 for college and graduate students

    Please let me know as soon as you can if you are available and willing to help out. Also, if you have friends who are great with kids who would like to staff with you who you think are responsible counselors, let me know. I will send an email to more potential counselors.

    Contact me at akelman@sinaiakiba.org or call/ text my cell at 310-463-8973. I can also be contacted on my home email at alison@thekelmans.com.

  • The Jewish Free Loan Association is looking fro an Executive Assistant-Part Time. The ideal candidate will enthusiastically embrace the role of Executive Assistant taking pride in outstanding execution of all tasks and projects, regardless of size and scope. The successful candidate for this position is proactive, resourceful, detail-oriented, well-organized, and demonstrates good judgment and decision-making skills. This role has great potential for growth and is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to having a meaningful impact.  A sense of humor is a plus.This position is 3 hours per day. Daily hours are flexible but Thursday from 11-2 pm are required. If interested please send your resume and a cover letter to info@jfla.org
  • If you have the energy, creativity, and connection to Judaism that could make you a great role model, then Camp Zehut Staff opportunities may be for you!We are looking for Experienced College Students to play important roles in our unique camp community. As a counselor/ specialist you will need to exhibit maturity, responsibility, and care in engaging with campers aged 4-12 and the rest of our Camp Zehut Staff. If you are looking for an opportunity to develop and hone the following skills in a fun and friendly environment, then Camp Zehut may be the place for you:

    -Maturity
    -Responsibility
    -Flexibility
    -Empathy
    -Strong Work Ethic
    -Attention to Detail
    -Patience
    -Child Care Skills
    -Ability To Problem solve
    -Leadership Abilities
    -Special Skills Including Sports, Technology, and Art

    CLICK HERE To Begin Your Camp Zehut Journey!

  • Cashier for Kosher restaurant (Near The Grove)- compensation: $11/hr, employment type: employee's choice, High energy individual who likes to work in a fun atmosphere (Pizza shop). *MUST HAVE GOOD UNDERSTANDING of Kosher Laws Shifts are 10:30am-4:00pm sometimes 4pm-9pm and Saturday nights. Willing to work with class schedules. Email Nancy for more info.
  • As the Marketing & Communications intern at URJ Camp Newman, you will become the eyes and ears for our camper parents, broadcasting all the magical moments that happen at URJ Camp Newman to our outside community. You will use your excellent communication skills to play the roles of social media executive, blogger/reporter, photographer, and videographer. As our chief camp story teller, you’ll spend your days recording our campers’ daily activities and adventures while you live and work on our 500-acre site in the wine country of Sonoma Valley among 200 other super fun staff and faculty. This is a paid position, which includes housing and meals. For more about the position, click here: https://campnewman.org/about/job-opportunities/ 
  • 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 summer camp. APPLY HERE.
  • 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. If you or someone you know is searching for the start of their professional career, apply here: http://www.americanhebrewacademy.org/fellowship
  • AIPAC is hiring for its 2017 class of AIPAC Fellows. We will be hiring Fellows to work in New York, Florida, and Los Angeles. The program is open to recent college graduates and young professionals, who will be responsible for helping AIPAC to grow its committed base of donors. Fellows will be tasked with meeting with prospective donors, discussing the value of investment with AIPAC, the importance of keeping the U.S.-Israel relationship strong 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, as well as gaining the skills they need to be accomplished development professionals. With these invaluable skills, Fellows will be poised to take on meaningful positions in any field they choose to pursue at the end of the program.We will offer a competitive salary and benefits for accepted applicants. For more information and to apply, visit www.aipac.org/fellows
  • 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 .
  • Do you like science? Technology? Working with kids? Being Jewish? The Union for Reform Judaism’s 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy is seeking bright, caring and enthusiastic staff who have an interest in science and technology fields and want to share their passions with children. General counselor, science/tech specialist, song leaders, sports specialists, and special needs inclusion positions are available. Specialists will gain experience teaching in a science/tech area and we are willing to work with your college or university to make this into a meaningful internship experience. Training and mentoring are provided at the start of the summer season, and is ongoing throughout the summer. The summer season starts mid-June and ends in August. Contact Barak Malkin, Assistant Director, at bmalkin@urj.org or visit http://6PointsSciTech.org for more information.
  • The Westside Jewish Community Center is looking for a Summer Camp Cooking Specialist, Summer Camp Sports Specialist, and Summer Camp Arts Specialist. Email Jessica Jacobs at jessica@uclahillel.org for full job descriptions including hours and pay.

INTERNSHIPS

  • Apply to the Machar fellowship! This is an amazing opportunity to work in experiential education for two years on a high school campus while participating in a leadership development program. Fellows will work on one of our pluralistic high school campuses in New York, Boston, or LA while receiving leadership training including mentorship and seminars with the rest of the fellows. This is a great way to explore what it means to be a Jewish professional and to gain 21st century professional skills. You can find the application and more information at their website.
  • Work at a great summer internship and join our OU-JLIC summer community and beit midrash at Orayta!
    Who: Religious college students - men and women
    When: June 21 – August 6, 2017
    What: Participants will live together in the Old City, work in an internship of their choice during the day and participate in a vibrant beit midrash in the evenings.
    Cost: Early Bird Special (until Feb 10) - $650 if you set up an internship with us (Career Israel Internship Placement)/$300 if you set up your own internship. Video
  • 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. 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.

  • Bet Tzedek is seeking a Digital Content and Social Media Intern/Volunteer to help develop the organization’s online communications strategy. The intern will maintain Bet Tzedek’s presence on various social media platforms and help create and publish content that is relevant to our donor and volunteer base. The Intern will also help to develop Bet Tzedek’s digital content, including a relaunch and rebranding if its website. In doing, so the intern will learn how to reach various constituent
    groups, promote events or programs through digital content, and gain experience in social media platforms and the tools used to assess their performance.This is a part-time, unpaid internship. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to volunteer@bettzedek.org.
  • The Urban Adamah Fellowship Now Accepting 2017 Applications: 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. Visit the Urban Adamah website today to request an application.

  • Check out Yeshivat Hadar's Summer and Year Long Beit Midrash program
  • Apply to Tikvah Summer 2017: Fellowship and Institutes in New York City
  • The unique, 3-semester BJE Lainer Interns program – modified from an earlier format, for the 2017-2019 cohort – is open to Jewish students at universities throughout the Greater Los Angeles/Southern California area with an interest in exploring issues in Jewish education and communal service.

OTHER

  • Attend AJC’s 2017 Global Forum from June 4-6 in DC. It is an incredible conference that brings together top leaders from around the world to discuss issues pertinent to American and global Jewry, human rights, international relations, and Israel. AJC has a few spots for some student leaders to attend for free (and young professionals and first timers can attend at highly subsidized rates). Here is the student application and everyone else can register here. Please have anyone interested be in touch with me at wallacer.fellow@ajc.org.
  • Looking to study abroad? In Israel? TUITION-FREE?
    Interested in learning more about Jewish professional life and exploring exciting possibilities for your future career?
    Want the opportunity to apply for a fellowship for $30,000 a year for graduate school for the duration of your degree?
    Check out an exciting fellowship called The Nachshon Project and spend the spring semester of your junior year of college on a full-tuition scholarship at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Apply ASAP.
    For more information, contact info@thenachshonproject.com.
  • What: Volunteer at a post-Passover sephardic event called Mimouna by tabling for an organization called JScreen
    Who: Anyone interested who's over 21
    When: April 20th (coordinator needs to know by April 7th, before Passover starts)
    Point of Contact: Hillary Kener
  • The Leve Center for Jewish Studies is pleased to announce three scholarship opportunities for undergraduates:

    1. Maurice Amado Research and Travel Grants for short-term research and travel in the field of Sephardic Studies.

    2. Frey Scholarship for Civic Engagement Research or Language Study

    3. Sarah & Eugene Zinn Memorial Scholarship for Holocaust Studies and Social Justice

    Application forms are available on the Leve Center website and are due by April 7. 

  • The 2017 Bertha Anolic Memorial Visual Arts Israel Travel Award WHAT IS THE AWARD? The sum of $2,000 will be awarded to a Jewish student who has a particular interest in the visual arts and in Israel, to explore and develop their artistic interest through an independent study trip to Israel. WHO IS ELIGIBLE? Any Jewish student (junior, senior, or graduate), studying in a Jewish studies college program, department of fine arts, or an academically accredited art school. While applicants must demonstrate a sincere interest in the visual arts (by avocation or profession), and a Jewish perspective towards the creative process, you do not have to be an art student to apply.APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 17, 2017  FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO LEARN HOW TO APPLY: Contact: Rita Rosen Poley, Anolic Family Award Administrator, Phone: (215) 884-7805 Email: info@anolicfamilyaward.org For more information about the Anolic Family Awards
  • Drisha Summer Kollel
    When: May 24-July 28 (Session 1: May 24-June 23, Session 2: June 26-July 28)
    Who: Current students (undergrad, graduate, rabbinical) and recent graduates
    What: Looking to enhance your summer with a community of students engaged in Jewish learning, prayer, and service? Join Drisha's Summer Kollel and make your summer transformative! Kollel participants engage in an intensive learning environment in which Torah is studied with passion and rigor, supported by consistent tefilah and community service. All students are eligible to receive a stipend of $1000 for one session, or $2500 for the full program.
    For more information on the program and to apply.
  • Uri L'Tzedek is excited to launch the "Hitorerut Incubation Award!" - a $20,000 Award for a post-college Modern Orthodox activist who wants to dedicate the coming year to launching a new social justice initiative (of their choosing) to change the world! 
  • Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 UCLA Library Prize for Undergraduate Research!Recognizing and honoring excellence in UCLA undergraduate research, the UCLA Library Prize for Undergraduate Research offers awards from $350 to $700 for individual or group papers or projects. Applications are welcome from all currently enrolled, fulltime UCLA undergraduates at any class level in any discipline. Apply HERE. Application Deadline: April 2, 2017. Questions? Email libraryprize@library.ucla.edu

  • The Jewish Vocational Service Scholarship Program is a need-based program providing scholarships for college and graduate school for Jewish students who are permanent residents of Los Angeles County. The online application period for the 2017-2018 academic year closes March 5, 2017. Since 1972, Jewish Vocational Service has awarded over $7.8 million to more than 4,400 financially challenged Jewish students from Los Angeles pursuing higher education. This year alone, JVS is distributing $614,050 to 193 deserving recipients attending colleges and graduate schools around the country. More information is available on our website, www.jvsla.org.

  • Join Hillel at UCLA's team for the JWW Walk to End Genocide 
  • Apply to Ha'Am News, UCLA's Jewish Magazine HERE
  • Check out the Brandeis Collegiate Institute summer program
  • Mount Carmel's Facebook page.

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