Hillel Council of New England Supporting & Connecting Jewish Life Across Campuses

Job/Internship Opportunities

Video Activism in Jerusalem


Learn fundamentals in Israel Advocacy and video editing with professional movie software so YOU can fight for what's right and at the same time build your resume.

Video Activism is a unique 7-week internship experience, based in the historic old city of Jerusalem. Our professional media training places emphasis on Israel advocacy, movie production, viral marketing and Jewish identity. More than an internship, Video Activism is an amazing life experience involving touring the country, awesome adventures and connecting to Israel and the Jewish people. includes full room, board, insurance and travel.  SIGN UP!

Dates: June 4th - July 25th 2017
Ages: 19 - 27
Cost: $500 - flight not included  (includes full room and board)

Boston Onward Israel Internships


Develop your professional future and build your resume this summer with a high-level internship in the field of your choice in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, or Haifa. This custom internship program places you in a work place based on your skills, interests and future plans. Each week features a day trip devoted to learning about Israeli society.​

COST: Only $300, includes full board (3 meals a day), lodging with other Bostonians, insurance, and program costs (airfare not included)

PROGRAM DATES: June 15 - August 9, 2017

CRITERIA: Open to students attending a New England college or university, or who are from the Boston area, with preference given to underclassmen.

Ideally for students who have had one previous short-term Israel experience - such as Birthright Israel or a teen travel program.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: After April 1st, you can still REGISTER.

The National Leadership Program


The National Leadership Program is ideal for people who want to gain media, policy, communications and development skills and contacts while making a positive difference for people with disabilities. We are looking for creative, results-driven individuals who want to achieve breakthrough results while getting hands-on experience. The fellowship is for college and graduate students. The 2017 Summer Fellowship dates are June 5 – August 11, 2017. There are rolling admissions for each cohort. Spring 2017 Fellowship applications are still being accepted.Our National Leadership Program enables young leaders to gain critical skills, contacts and experiences necessary to be accepted into graduate school or go directly into careers in public policy, media or advocacy. This program is fully accessible for people with disabilities and offers full-time in-house job coaching, skills development, networking opportunities, assistive technology and personal care support. People with and without disabilities are encouraged to apply but applicants must have a strong commitment to fighting stigmas and advancing opportunities for people with disabilities.

There are opportunities for both paid and unpaid Fellowships. Unpaid fellows receive a monthly transportation stipend. Lunch is provided daily for all fellows. Click HERE for additional details.

The Machar Fellowship


The Machar Fellowship is a two-year leadership development program for recent college graduates who are interested in exploring the world of Jewish professional careers.  With a generous grant from the Jim Joseph Foundation, this fellowship will provide six talented emerging Jewish leaders with a strong foundation in the early years of their careers in Jewish education that will propel them into the future of Jewish organizational leadership.

The program is made up of three parts:

  • A full-time position in experiential education at one of our participating Jewish community high schools: Gann Academy in Boston, Abraham Joshua Heschel High School in Manhattan, and deToledo High School in Los Angeles
  • Ongoing professional development in the form of mentorship, reflective practice, training in management and education theory, and retreat intensive
  • An intimate cohort experience. Fellows will learn and grow in collaboration with a group of other talented fellows across the country through weekly video conferencing, in person retreats, and chavruta – paired learning

For more details and application directions, click HERE.

Hillel International Summer Internships 2017


Summer Internship applications are available through Hillel International! They are seeking exceptional college students for multiple internships in Washington, D.C. 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 with priority given to applications received by Feb. 24.  Apply early for your best chance to be considered!  Read more information HERE and contact Katie Wexler with any questions.

Springboard Fellowship


This initiative provides opportunities for recent grads to launch their careers, receive in-depth training and reimagine Jewish student life. Applications are now open for the next Springboard Fellowship class in two tracks: Innovation or Social Justice. Know someone who might be a fit?

Innovation Specialists will redesign Jewish life on campus, seeking new ideas that connect with today’s students.

Social Justice Specialists will galvanize students around relevant issues like voter registration and racial inequality, on a local, domestic and international level.

There is also the Jewish Education and Leadership through the Ezra Fellowship. Ezra Fellows work full-time on college campuses engaging students in Jewish life by infusing Jewish knowledge into their conversations and programs. The Fellowship provides up to three years of exclusive training in pluralistic Jewish education, including immersive Jewish learning, seminars in experiential Jewish education, and career coaching.

For more details, click HERE

Collegiate Leadership Internship Program (CLIP)


The Collegiate Leadership Internship Program (CLIP) is a paid summer internship experience in New York City that seeks to foster and develop professional and lay leadership in the Jewish community. CLIP matches undergraduate students who have an interest in pluralistic Jewish life and culture with engaging, substantive internships at a variety of for-profit, non-profit, and Jewish communal organizations, where they are provided with mentorship and guided development of new skills. Click HERE to apply!

As a part of the 10-week program, CLIP interns participate in a peer-organized Shabbaton (weekend retreat), an afternoon of volunteer work, and a site visit to an agency in a professional field of interest.

The Shabbaton is the highlight of the summer. The group spends all day Friday and Saturday together at a retreat center, returning to New York on Sunday afternoon. Student committees meet during CLIP seminars to plan the ritual, social, and educational components of the weekend.


CLIP is open to rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Applicants must commit to residing in the New York metropolitan area for the summer.

Students apply to CLIP: New York and submit the non-refundable $20 application processing fee.
CLIP screens applications and conducts first-round interview to assess cohort fit and placement considerations.
CLIP forwards top applicants to a second interview with internship placements and builds a wait-list. Matches are based on the candidate’s interests and needs of the partner organizations.
Placement supervisor and proposed candidate meet and mutually confirm match.


Priority deadline to apply: January 15
Final Deadline to apply: February 1
CLIP runs from May 31 to August 8
CLIP orientation and Shabbaton retreat: May 31 - June 4
First day on site: June 5
Closing ceremony: August 9

 For additional details, contact Julie Wichler at julie.wichler@nyu.edu.