Jewish Fellowships & Internships
Change Corps offers graduating seniors and others a year-long, full-immersion paid training fellowship ini grassroots organizing that helps prepare them for careers in social change. Change Corps offers a three-step training program to help you launch your career in social change. Step one: You take part in an intensive classroom training to learn and practice your organizing skills. Step two: You work directly with a group such as Everytown for Gun Safety, MoveOn or the National Education Association and take on the NRA, defend women’s rights, stand up for education, or work on other campaigns. Step three: Once you graduate from Change Corps, we work to connect you with activist groups looking to hire full-time staff.
Questions? Please contact, Woody Little, organizer, Change Corps firstname.lastname@example.org or call (510) 418-8785
AVODAH: the Jewish Service Corps
AVODAH provides young adults ages 21-26 with hands-on work experience at local antipoverty organizations in Chicago, New Orleans, New York, and Washington, DC. Corps members are project coordinators, case managers, advocates, counselors, and community organizers. Corps members receive a monthly living stipend, travel money, health insurance, and may be eligible for an AmeriCorps Education of over $5,000 to pay back student loans or put towards future education.
Moishe House, a pluralistic international organization, provides meaningful Jewish experiences to young adults in their 20s. Their model trains, supports, and sponsors young Jewish leaders as they create vibrant home-based communities for themselves and their peers. There are 85 houses in 21 countries worldwide, and there are travel stipends available to Jewish young adults ages 22-32. Moishe House Without Walls (MHWOW) is a platform for Jewish leadership involvement beyond the borders of a Moishe House, as it empowers Jewish young adults to create community as they envision it by planning and hosting programs for their peers
Urban Adamah Fellowship
The Urban Adamah Fellowship, based in Berkeley, CA, is a three-month residential training program for young adults (ages 21–31). It combines urban organic farming, social justice training, and progressive Jewish learning while living in an intentional community. Fellows gain significant skills, training, and experience in sustainable urban agriculture, Jewish spirituality, intentional community, social justice, and leadership development.
Deadline for Applications: Applications reviewed on the 1st and 15th of each month until Fellowship seasons are full.
HIAS Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)
HIAS offers a variety of jobs and internships in locations such as Silver Spring and Vienna, VA. for people interested in working with and for refugees in a Jewish way.
Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis University Fellowship
Jewish World Watch (JWW), a leading organization in the fight against genocide and mass atrocities, invites university sophomores, juniors, and seniors to apply for the Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis Social Justice Fellowship.
Application Deadline: Contact Rachel Wallace, Jewish World Watch Youth Engagement Coordinator, at Rachel@jww.org or at (818) 501-1836 x 209 for more information.
The Adamah Fellowship
The Adamah Fellowship is a three-month leadership training program for young adults that integrates organic farming, sustainable living, Jewish learning, community building, and contemplative spiritual practice. Fellows between the ages of 20-32 live, learn and work in the Connecticut Berkshires.
Application Deadline: Accepted on a rolling basis.
The Repair the World Fellowship
The Repair the World Fellowship is an 11-month opportunity for young adults ages 21 to 26 to engage and challenge the Jewish community to address social justice issues through meaningful volunteering. Fellows will recruit, train, and serve alongside volunteers to bring about real community change around education justice and food justice. The Fellowship takes place in Detroit, New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh.
Yeshivat Hadar Long-Term Fellowships
The Yeshivat Hadar long-term fellowship brings together Jewish young adults in a program that combines rigorous Torah study with an emphasis on spiritual growth and communal responsibility.