Post Grad Opportunities in the Jewish World
As you start to look for jobs and fellowships after graduation, check out some amazing options in the Jewish world! There are many opportunities around the world in a variety of fields. Just click the titles below to be brought to their website. Want to learn even more about some of the programs? Reach out to the Hillel staff! Many people on staff have participated in these programs and would be happy to share about their experience.
Avodah Jewish Service Corps
The Jewish Service Corps is an immersive service year program for individuals ages 21-26 who are passionate about social justice and ready to engage in a pluralistic Jewish community. Corps Members live and learn together in intentional, pluralistic communal homes in Chicago, New Orleans, New York, and Washington, DC. While they deepen their social justice framework through experiential programming and values-driven community building, Corps Members serve directly at local organizations tackling crucial social and economic justice issues. Applications are now open for the ‘24-’25 program year. Apply by the January 23rd priority deadline for your best chance of joining our community!
Springboard Fellowship with Hillel
The Springboard Fellowship is a cohort based, paid, two-year Fellowship that brings together early career professionals to make Jewish life engaging and inclusive for college students. Fellows gain professional competencies needed to be outstanding leaders and change-makers in their communities while engaging in compelling work on college campuses across North America. Applicants should be graduating seniors or recent college graduates who have a passion for impacting Jewish life on campus and a demonstrated interest in student engagement and leadership. We’re looking for young professionals who are excited to positively impact the lives of hundreds of Jewish students. Application Deadline is February 13.
*Hillel International Job Board will also update to show various other entry level jobs
Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Fellowship
The Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Program is a year-long fellowship for recent college graduates or individuals with equivalent academic and professional experience who are interested in Judaism, social justice, and public policy. Being an Eisendrath Legislative Assistant (LA) at the Religious Action Center (RAC) of Reform Judaism means getting involved and playing a pivotal role in our work: legislative advocacy, leadership development programs, communications, organizing, and supporting the Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism (CSA). The program will run from late August 2024 to early August 2025. Stay tuned for specific dates and salary and when the application opens.
Masa Israel Teaching Fellows
A 10 month teaching fellowship that brings native English speakers to Israel to teach English while building genuine connections fostering hope, resilience, and enacting positive change to Israeli youth during these challenging times. No teaching experience or Hebrew needed. Fellows are between the ages of 21-35 with a Bachelor or Associate’s Degree that identify as Jewish. Career development opportunities outside of the classroom are available in the form of volunteering, professional networking events, and more. Choose from one of 12 cities around the country to live and teach in.
Urban Adamah Residency Program
The Urban Adamah Residency Program is an opportunity for young adults, ages 21 – 36, to live on site at the farm in Berkeley, build community with like-minded and hearted souls, and support the work of Urban Adamah through our work-trade program. Residents play a vital role at Urban Adamah by providing behind-the-scenes operational support, stewarding the 2 acres of our farm, and ensuring a warm, welcoming environment for all who come to visit.
Repair the World Fellowship
Take action to pursue a just world through Jewish service with Repair the World. This two-year, full-time salaried position includes hands-on service, Jewish learning, peer-to-peer recruitment, and professional development. Repair the World fellows are emerging professionals who want to take action to pursue a just world, embodying the Jewish value of justice, tzedek. Fellows learn and take action, na’aseh v’nishma, by mobilizing their communities to serve, building relationships across lines of difference, and engaging in and facilitating learning.
Grow Torah Summer Fellowship
For young Jewish college students who are passionate about Jewish education and/or the environment, ages 18-25. GrowTorah Summer Interns will help further our mission and deepen our impact through a variety of projects. You will have the opportunity to develop your educational skills by learning from and shadowing professional Jewish educators of GrowTorah at our partner schools. You will boost our garden production so that we can donate more food to local food pantries, adapt our curriculum to better meet the needs of our partner schools this fall, attend workshops/field trips with some of our partner organizations, help us build gardens at new partner schools, write divrei Torah about environmental stewardship, work on our organizational data base and more!