Apply for a summer internship with a local Jewish organization to build professional work experience.
If you identify as Jewish and are seeking professional summer work experience, apply through Hillel of Buffalo for an internship placement with a local Jewish organization. Internship sites include Temple Beth Zion, Jewish Family Service of Western NY and Buffalo Jewish Federation, with more organizations joining the program soon.
Interns will work full time Monday-Thursday (30 hours/week) in their internship placements. On Fridays, interns will participate in group processing and immersive learning experiences that will further their professional growth and leadership skills.
You can apply for the internship on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.
Interns will gain experience working in their fields of interest and will build on their leadership skills in a cohort setting. Interns will walk away with increased experience in professional settings and experience professional development through a Jewish lens.
|Length of commitment||2.5 months|
|Start time||Summer (May/June) |
Anticipated Program Dates: Mid June through Early August
|In-person, remote, or hybrid? ||In-person|
|Level of collaboration||Individual and cohort experience with approximately 10 students |
|Benefits||Compensation: Employers set the salary rates for the internships, and all interns will earn at least minimum wage. |
|Who is eligible||Sophomore, Junior or Senior status. Identifies as Jewish and interested in exploring professional development through a Jewish lens. |
Examples of internship placements available this summer
Once you begin the digital badge series, you will have access to all the necessary activities and instructions. Your mentor has indicated they would like you to also complete the specific preparation activities below. Please reference this when you get to Step 2 of the Preparation Phase.