Jobs, Internships, Fellowships

Penn State Hillel Opportunities:

CLOSED Phone-A-Thon Intern Application – please check back in the fall


Local/Regional/National Opportunities:

Job opening at Jewish Social Justice Gap Year Program in Portland, Oregon

Open – Tivnu: Building Justice is seeking a Resident Advisor for the 2017-18 cohort. Beginning in late August 2017, join our dedicated staff and create a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for participants on the Tivnu Gap Year. Live on-site with 8-15 participants and support their success as they create a pluralistic Jewish communal home, intern at grassroots nonprofit organizations, and explore the Pacific Northwest. Learn more about this position and apply by sending your resume and cover letter ​to steve@tivnu.org and anna@tivnu.org. For more information please click here.

Open – JCC Nursery School of State College is seeking a part time teaching assistant for 12:30pm to 3:00pm Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays (we encourage you to apply even if you can only do 2 of these days, or are available only until 2pm). Duties include helping teachers in managing the classroom and assisting preschool aged students in play based activities that promote social, educational, and physical development. Experience working with children a must. $10/hour. Please submit your resume to coordinator@jccnursery.org or find out more information about our program at jccnursery.org

Open – Ramah Day Camp –  in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania has positions available for counselors and specialty staff for the 2017 summer season (June 21nd– August 11th).  Join our team of talented, creative staff and 300 campers (4-13 years old).  Our ideal staff has experience with children, strong leadership skills, and will serve as a positive Jewish role model. Positions available:

  • counselors
  • swim staff (lifeguards; swim instructors: contact us regarding certification course and/or reimbursement for qualified applicants)
  • program support staff (daily camp operations)

Applicants must be current junior or senior in high school, college age or above. Contact Eileen Graub, Assistant Director, at 215-885-8556 or eileeng@ramahpoconos.org, or visit www.ramahdaycamp.org.

Open – the Franklin Ash Summer Internship Program – The Franklin C. Ash Summer Internship Program seeks college students who will be juniors or seniors during Fall of 2017, who possess a high level of leadership experience and who are interested in exploring the nonprofit career field. Learn more and apply today!

Open – American Hebrew Academy Fellowship -The Fellowship is a ten month position geared towards young adults on the cusp of their professional careers. This position is focused on the care and keeping of American Hebrew Academy students, and is mainly comprised of three components: Residential Life, Professional Rotations, and Career Mentorship. Learn more and apply today.

Open – Repair the World Fellow – Live Your Best Life- The Repair The World Fellowship is a unique 11 month opportunity for talented individuals ages 21 to 26 to recruit and engage the Jewish community to address social justice issues through meaningful service. The Fellowship takes place in Detroit, New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. Repair the World provides training, a living stipend, communal housing, and other perks…so what are you waiting for? Apply Today! The first application deadline is January 31st.

Congregation Brit Shalom is looking for teachers for our Religious School.  Applicants should be creative, good with kids, passionate about Judaism, and have a working knowledge of Prayer Based (Shabbat Morning) Hebrew.  The Religious School at Congregation Brit Shalom is a great place to work.  Our staff are primarily Penn State students who enjoy meaningful relationships with each other as well as with their students and families.  We offer competitive pay, teaching assistance and mentorship in a fun yet professional environment.  Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Julie Wohl atjswohleducator@gmail.com


Penn State Department of Jewish Studies:

Fall and Summer Course Options – check back later