Internships/Career Services

* Listings with an asterisk are part of the JUF/JF partnership of agencies serving the Chicago and worldwide Jewish community.

Amirim Israel Summer Programs

Young Judaea
575 8th Ave.
11th Floor
New York
NY
10018
Phone: (917) 595-2100
Fax: (646) 649-2422
Email: summer@youngjudaea.org
URL: http://www.youngjudaea.org/amirim

Offers volunteer and internship opportunities in Israel with social action oriented organizations. Four- or eight-week programs for ages 18-27. Includes weekly trips, insightful speakers, social events and learning opportunities.

Lewis Family Summer Intern Program *

The Hillels of Illinois
30 S. Wells Street
Chicago
IL
60606-5056
Phone: 312-357-4889
Email: lsip@juf.org
URL: www.juf.org/lsip
Contact: Jen Lande, Director

Nationally recognized eight-week, paid, work-study internship for undergraduates. Field placements are available at agencies and departments of the Jewish United Fund, as well as businesses in the Chicago area. Interns work four days a week at their placement and spend one day a week in seminars focused on leadership development, practical training, and Jewish learning.

Masa Israel Journey *

30 S. Wells Street
Suite 5072
Chicago
IL
60606
Phone: (312) 357-4723
Email: amandamonto@juf.org
URL: http://www.masaisrael.org
Contact: Amanda Monto

Provides two to 12-month programs for 18-30 year olds, including gap year, study abroad, and post college internships and volunteer placements. The programs are specifically designed to give each individual an immersive experience complete with interactions in the local communities, intensive Hebrew immersion ulpan and trips all over the country. Many Masa alumni reflecting on their experiences say they connected more to their Jewish identity and the global Jewish community. Scholarships and grants are available to make the experience affordable.

Onward Israel *

Phone: Email: iec@juf.org
URL: http://www.onwardisrael.com/category/chicago

Develop your professional future and build your resume through a high-level internship side-by-side with Israeli peers. This Tel Aviv-based internship program places you in a work environment based on your skills, interests and future plans. Intern four days a week while one day a week will be devoted to learning about and experiencing contemporary Israeli society.This program is operated through a partnership between the Beacon and Shapira Foundations and other lead philanthropists, the Jewish Agency for Israel and the Jewish United Fund, and is organized by Israel Way.

WUJS

Young Judaea
575 8th Ave., 11th Floor
New York
NY
10018
Phone: (917) 595-2100
Fax: (646) 649-2422
Email: wujsr@youngjudaea.org.il
URL: http://www.youngjudaea.org/wujs
Contact: Yonit Schacher

Five-month internship program in Israel for ages 21-35. Intern at a top Israeli company and gain international business experience or find inspiration for your art amidst a thriving art community. Customizes each experience for maximum impact.

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