Internship, Job, & Volunteer Opportunities 

On this page you will find an extensive list of job, volunteer, and internship opportunities that are available in our community, through our partners, and around the world. This page will continually be updates, as such we encourage you to check back here frequently for updates. If you would like to advertise on this page please contact the Assistant Director, Jennifer Stone, at jen@hillelatbinghamton.org

Hillel Positions

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Hillel at Binghamton is excited to offer the opportunity to become a BICEP Birthright Israel (BRI) Fellow for the 2020-2021 Academic Year. As a BICEP Fellow, you will be expected to plan at least two bus socials for upcoming Birthright Israel participants for the summer 2021 trip, and two Israel programs for potential future participants and the Hillel at Binghamton community. Additionally, you will be charged with helping to actively recruit students from SUNY Binghamton to attend a Summer 2021 Birthright trip with Hillel at Binghamton. A monetary stipend of $750 is allocated as compensation for each BICEP Fellow, with an opportunity for additional compensation dependent on participant recruitment. The internship requires 5 hours a week during the spring semester, with a training session at the end of Fall Semester.

Community Opportunities

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BBYO Jewish Enrichment Remote Internship

 

We're a global network of passionate professionals excited to make a difference in the lives of Jewish teens. We are the Jewish community's largest and fastest growing pluralistic platform for reaching and inspiring Jewish teens during the school-year with 600 teen-led local chapters and over 100 weekend retreats along with a plethora of summer experiences including Israel visits, global travel programs, and leadership camps. We work as a strong and inclusive team and every day is different by design. We are fast-paced, high energy and results driven.

As a Jewish Enrichment Intern your responsibilities will include:

·Support the team in developing innovative experiences with high quality, Jewish content, that engage high school teens socially, culturally, communally, and intellectually

·Inspire teens to embrace their Jewish journey

·Promote and exemplify BBYO’s pluralistic commitment

·Serve as a resource, providing guidance for teens in their preparation for programs, and activities

 

More Details here

 

Application Process and Requirements:

  • Deadline for Applications is 5 April

  • Letter of application explaining interest in and qualifications for the specific Internship you have chosen

  • Resume

  • Brief writing sample (i.e., essay or paper written for a course)

  • Juniors, sophomores and freshmen eligible with minimum GPA: 3.3

  • Preference given to Judaic Studies majors and minors


Funding Amount: $3,500

 

Applicants should complete this form and submit the required documents in .pdf format to Professor Randy Friedman (friedman@binghamton.edu). Please include your last name in the file title (e.g. Friedman Resume). If you have any questions about the program, please be in touch with Professor Friedman.

 

Students who wish to participate in an internship and who have previously been convicted of a felony are advised that they will be asked about their prior criminal history. This may impede your ability to participate in certain internships. Students who have concerns about such matters, or are looking for additional information, are advised to contact the dean's office of their intended academic program.

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JDC (Joint Distribution Committee) Archives Internship

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) is a global Jewish humanitarian assistance organization established in 1914. The JDC Archives, one of the world’s leading repositories for the study of modern Jewish history and of American humanitarian intervention, seeks an intern to work in Summer 2021 on exciting projects relating to its audiovisual and photo collections.


The more than 3,000 audiovisual holdings in the JDC Archives range from early silent films depicting JDC's work with Jewish communities in the Former Soviet Union to footage from the post-WWII period to more contemporary videos of JDC’s humanitarian work in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Israel, and Latin America.  

 

The intern’s responsibilities will include viewing archival footage to provide or enhance descriptive information for audiovisual materials, cataloguing related items in the Archives’ database, and conducting research to enhance the description and contextual references, such as world events, geographic locations, and notable individuals, for photo acquisitions. 

 

The ideal candidate will demonstrate clear and effective communication skills and keen attention to detail. They will have an interest in audiovisual materials and a strong background in Jewish Studies, geography, and/or history. 

 

The internship may begin in June and will last approximately 8 weeks, with a min. of two days of work per week expected.


To learn more about the JDC Archives, visit our website and find us on Facebook!

 

Application Process and Requirements:

Deadline for Applications is 5 April

  1. Letter of application explaining interest in and qualifications for the specific Internship you have chosen

  2. Resume

  3. Brief writing sample (i.e., essay or paper written for a course)

  4. Juniors, sophomores and freshmen eligible with minimum GPA: 3.3

  5. Preference given to Judaic Studies majors and minors

 

Funding Amount: $3,500

 

Applicants should complete this form and submit the required documents in .pdf format to Professor Randy Friedman (friedman@binghamton.edu). Please include your last name in the file title (e.g. Friedman Resume). If you have any questions about the program, please be in touch with Professor Friedman.

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StandWithUs Emerson Fellow

Applications for the 2021-2022 StandWithUs Emerson Fellowship are LIVE

The Emerson Fellowship is a prestigious, year-long program that recruits, trains, educates, and inspires over 150 pro-Israel student leaders on campuses around the world. Emerson Fellows participate in 2 FREE training conferences and once-a-month professional development workshops, all while being personally mentored by their Campus Coordinator. Aside from first access to StandWithUs resources, Emerson Fellows gain direct support from our Research & Strategy and Legal Departments as well as their international fellowship network. Program requirements include creating 6 interactive events, helping organize the pro-Israel community, and representing StandWithUs on their campus. Fellows who complete all of the requirements will receive $1,000 at the end of the academic year.

 

The full requirements and application can be found here: https://www.standwithus.com/emerson-fellowship 

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Youth and Camp Job

Opportunities with URJ

URJ Camps and Israel programs offer a wide range of staffing opportunities in North America and Israel. As a staff member in one of these programs, you will have the opportunity to try new things, develop important lifelong skills, make a lasting impact on the lives of Jewish youth, and have fun throughout the summer! We are looking for competent, energetic applicants who demonstrate a love of working with young people; a desire to help build a community; an ability to work independently as well as part of a team; and a connection or desire to learn about Judaism. 

 

Union for Reform Judaism, a national nonprofit that operates 15 overnight camps across North America. Two of the regional Northeast summer camps - URJ Eisner Camp and URJ Crane Lake Camp are looking for summer camp employees.

Details and application information are available HERE.

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Hebrew School Teacher

Temple Israel of Vestal, NY

 

Temple Israel of Vestal is seeking candidates for a Hebrew teacher to teach virtual classes for Spring 2021.

Job Description:
- Create Lesson plans for virtual teaching of Hebrew language at multiple levels (Mechina through Daled)
- Teach virtual classes through ZOOM

In addition, candidate should have experience in Jewish Education and a background in Hebrew language.

Required:
- availability Sundays, from 9:30am-1pm EST weekly
- experience working with elementary and/or middle school age children
- familiarity using ZOOM

Preferred:
- Familiarity with the Conservative Jewish Movement.
- Availability Wednesdays late afternoon to early evening

Interested candidates should provide a resume/CV and a professional reference.

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Pardes Opportunities

 

Year/Semester Program & Fellowships 2021-22:

Applications now live! 


The Year/Semester Program, based in Jerusalem, combines classic Jewish text study with the exploration of ethical, spiritual, philosophical, legal and societal issues facing the Jewish people today. The result is a dynamic community engaged in honest and constructive debate, leading to serious personal reflection and growth. 


We also offer several subsidized fellowships, in the areas of Arts, Social Justice, and Research, which provide an opportunity for Year Program students with relevant experience to further develop skills in a particular area of interest, while working closely with staff to help to enrich the Pardes community in various ways.


Click here to learn more about the Year/Semester Program and Fellowships and to apply.

Online Summer Program


We will be offering two sessions of our online Summer Program again this year. Session 1: July 11 - July 22 and Session 2: July 25 - August 5.

 

Applications will be open shortly. If you are interested, please email me directly at haley@pardes.org

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Etgar 36 Staff Member

 

ENJOY TRAVEL, POLITICS, AND HISTORY?
JOIN THE ETGAR 36 STAFF THIS SUMMER!

Etgar 36 is a summer cross-country journey for high school teens. We meet, discuss and debate with all sides of political issues to develop the participant’s voice and power, and empower and inspire them to get involved to create change!

As a staff member you will be able to work with and teach teens, help develop the future leadership of America, travel across the country, and hear from influential and prestigious speakers.

For more information on the program and to apply for a staff position please see the Etgar 36 website: WWW.ETGAR.ORG or email Josh@etgar.org

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Common Ground Intern and Madrich Application

You can apply for either or both positions outlined below.

Please be aware that the following eligibility requirements must be met for your application to be considered:

  • Minimum Age Required by June 6th 2021 - 18 years of age

  • Must be available on June 6th 2021


Applications are due by Wednesday, March 24th. 

If you have any questions, please e-mail elissa.katz@jewishcamp.org or rebecca.hersch@jewishcamp.org


Common Ground Positions
The Common Ground Fellowship provides professional development for teens working at day camps in New York. The faculty Planning Orientation is TBD, but will be in the evening on a weeknight.  The Common Ground program will be held at Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds (HKC) on Long Island on June 6th 2021.

Logistics Event Interns will be responsible for pre-conference preparations and program logistics. This person must be able to lift over 25lbs with ease. They are responsible for getting themselves to HKC Long Island for the day, but will be reimbursed for travel from the New York area. There is a $300 stipend for this role.

 

Madrich(a) / Educator Event Interns will be responsible for pre-conference preparations and educational assistance during the in-person conference. Educator Event Interns will work closely with Common Ground educators during the conference to ensure sessions run smoothly. They are responsible for getting to HKC Long Island for the day, but will be reimbursed for travel from the New York area. Educator Event Staff are also expected to attend all three Tzedek Tzircles over Zoom this summer where they will help educators run virtual sessions for the CITs by providing tech support. There are three positions open for this role. There is a $600 stipend for this role.

Application Here

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SWC Government and Advocacy Internship Program

The program is designed for students to receive hands-on experience through workday placements in the offices of local and state legislators to they can learn about the mechanisms of how these offices work and how to effectively advocate them for the causes they care most about.  We had a successful cohort even last summer during the pandemic!

 

Participants also attend weekly evening seminars with top lobbyists, media professionals, elected officials, grassroots activists, Jewish communal leaders, who give them first hand knowledge of how they effect change. Students accepted into the program are also partnered with mentors who are in the top of their fields, and are someone who they can go to during the summer and after for career advice. 

 

At the end of the summer, participants receive a $1,500 stipend, and many graduating students have received job offers thanks to the connections they made through the program. 

APPLY HERE

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Volunteer with the ADL

The Anti-Defamation League is looking for Jewish volunteers driven to combat online hate. ADL’s Center for Technology and Society is currently developing a machine learning model that measures the prevalence of antisemitism across different social media platforms. Motivated by the belief that Jewish voices should define antisemitism, ADL is seeking help labeling the data used to train the model. We will provide you with the necessary training and wellbeing resources to ensure the task flows as smoothly as possible. 

What we are looking for: 

  • Commitment to creating welcoming online spaces 

  • Understanding of antisemitism 

  • Prior experience with social media (namely Twitter and Reddit)

 

Why participate: 

  • Directly promote platform accountability and policy changes 

  • Gain resume-building volunteer experience at the intersection of tech and society 

  • Create your own schedule: the timing is up to you 

  • Work remotely 

 

Please contact abotelho@adl.org with the subject line “Interested Volunteer” for more information! 

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Summer '21 opportunities at Camp Seneca Lake (CSL)

Please see attached job posting for Summer '21 opportunities at Camp Seneca Lake (CSL), the residential summer camp of the Rochester JCC that serves the full western NY/Finger Lakes region.

For more information about applying, different job opportunities available, and timeline for your application, please go to the following link; APPLICATION HERE

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Amir Farmer Job Description

Amir - a Jewish-founded organization dedicated to promoting sustainability and farming by creating garden and farm programs at summer camps! They are currently looking to fill a few positions for our summer 2020 session. 

Amir Farmers are a diverse group of passionate leaders who work to cultivate today’s youth to change tomorrow. Serving
as garden-educators during the summer, they are at the center of the Amir program, building productive gardens and farms
with campers, and using the garden space to inspire and teach about Jewish connections to the land as well as issues of
environmental and social justice. Our current camps are in WI, MD, NJ, WV, WI, CT, and NC with more to be added in
the next few weeks.


Amir is seeking applicants that will be directly responsible for implementing its program at one of the organization’s
partner camps. Amir Farmers will be trained and build bonds with staff working at these camps across the US and Canada
at the annual training seminar in late May. At this training, Farmers will learn all aspects of building a community garden,
as well as how to use Amir’s Garden Manual & Curriculum to run programming for campers of all ages. Throughout the
summer, Amir Farmers will be full staff members at their camp in addition to their garden responsibilities.

For a full job description please go HERE and to apply find the application HERE