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Outside Opportunities

Outside Internships and Jobs

Explore our job and internship board to discover a myriad of exciting possibilities that blend professional growth with your passion for Jewish community engagement. Whether you're seeking internships, part-time roles, or career-launching opportunities, this board is here to connect you with meaningful experiences that align with your academic and personal pursuits.

​Summer 2024 Internships

Agriculture & Farming

  • Interested in farming, land stewardship, climate research, and communal living? Join us at Zumwalt Acres in Sheldon, Illinois! Zumwalt Acres is a multifaceted Jewish farm working to transition commodity-crop farmland to regenerative agriculture, while building community through a Jewish framework. Our aim is to support the regeneration of the local ecosystem, capture carbon, provide food for our community, and empower young people to implement their vision of a nourishing, resilient, and hopeful future. Check out the internship description and application here.

  • The Adamah Farm Fellowship is a 3-month residential program for adults in their 20s & 30s that integrates organic agriculture, farm-to-table living, Jewish learning, community building, social justice, and spiritual practice. Apply now for the summer and fall fellowships at Adamah.org/fellowship . Dates include:

    • Summer: May 20-August 25

    • Fall: August 21-November 24

Social Justice

  • Avodah: The Jewish Service Corps is an immersive service year programfor changemakers ages 21-26 ready to start their Jewish social justice journeys.  Corps Members spend a year serving full-time at a local non-profit in Chicago, New Orleans, New York, or Washington, DC while living and learning in pluralistic, justice-oriented Jewish community. At the end of the service year, Corps Members graduate with a year of meaningful, on-the-ground job experience and robust professional and personal development, joining our active 1,500+ alumni network for life. We are now accepting applications on a rolling basis for a September start.

  • Tivnu: Building Justice is looking for a caring, organized, and dedicated individual to complete our Jewish social justice gap year staff team. The Tivnu Gap Year Resident Advisor (also known as a “madrichol”) will live on site with Gap Year participants (aged 17-20), mentor program participants in formal and informal settings, work closely with the Program Director to create an atmosphere of personal and communal growth, and perform a variety of organizational support tasks. Applicants should be ready to begin mid-August 2024 and work through May 2025. Click HERE for more info.

Politics, Policy & International Relations

  • Applications are now open for the Wiesenthal Center’s Summer 2024 International Advocacy Internship. Modeled after its highly successful sister program, the Wiesenthal Government Advocacy Internship, this program will introduce selected participants to the mechanics of international policy making and development of next generation communal leaders who can have a true impact on that stage. The program will be based in New York City and open to all college and graduate level students.

Jewish Community

  • Educating for Impact ("EFI"), a groundbreaking, transformative initiative designed to support Jewish communities in Europe by helping them plan strategically for a vibrant and active future, is conducting an internship program this summer, and we are looking for a number of outstanding, innovative, and driven people to join our team. The internship will be based in Berlin, Germany, and will take place for 4 to 6 weeks from May through July 2024. Check out the internship description and application here.

Sports & Athletics

  • The JCC Association is looking for an intern to join the JCC Maccabi team. The JCC Maccabi Games are an exciting, “Olympic-style” event for Jewish teens from across the country. JCC Maccabi incorporates community service, social activities, and themes of Jewish heritage, community, and Israel. As an intern, you will work with the JCC Maccabi team and gain first-hand management experience through participation in all aspects of creating and overseeing a multi-faceted, large-scale event. Interns will work closely with JCC Maccabi Games staff on planning and attending the Games. Check out the internship description and application here.

Camps

Studying Abroad? 

Wherever you travel, whether it’s London or Lisbon, Paris or Prague, Shanghai or Sydney, KAHAL will connect you to local Jewish students, families, organizations, and community leaders. In addition, they have great DIY resources for students who may not have a Jewish community in their host city. 

Jewish Studies Minor

With a Jewish studies minor, you’ll study the world of Jewish culture from the perspective of multiple disciplines. Jewish studies courses cover topics including Semitic languages and Hebrew bible; medieval and modern Hebrew literature; European and Middle Eastern Jewish history; dynamics of migration, diaspora and community; the figure of the Jew in modern politics and literature; and Holocaust studies.

IAUJC

The Ithaca Area United Jewish Community (IAUJC) is an advocate for local Jewish organizations, as well as for the needs of Jews in Israel and other countries around the world. Since its founding in 1948, the IAUJC has raised funds, supported Israel, and made grants to local Jewish organizations. In addition, it has sponsored educational and cultural activities. Please join us as we continue to strengthen the Ithaca Jewish community and further the traditional values of repairing the world.

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