Fellowships, Internships & Jobs

Below are several fellowships, internships, and jobs that we offer our students throughout the year. Please check back often as we add new opportunities.


Levison Leadership Fellowship
Learn about leadership and social justice through a Jewish lens in an intimate setting. In honor of Robert Levison Jr. '40, z"ll.
Contact: Jeremy Ragent at jragent@stanford.edu.

Shultz Fellowship for Modern Israel Studies
George and Charlotte Shultz Fellowship in Modern Israel Studies supports student research on issues relevant to modern Israel and the betterment of Israeli-Arab relations. Each year, Hillel at Stanford will award a $6,000 fellowship to a Stanford student to conduct research pertaining to modern Israeli politics, culture, society, and economy, and/or the betterment of Israeli-Arab relations (including Israeli-Palestinian relations). 
Click here for more info. 

Jewish Incubator Fellowship
In the 2017 pilot, JIF fellows created initiatives around microcommunities, intercommunal relationships, tikkun olam (repairing the world), Jewish life and ritual, and a personal relationship with Israel.
Click here for more info.

Maimonides Fellowship
Students participate in 2.5 - 3 hours per week of in-depth Jewish learning with Rabbi Kamin, who has an office in the Koret Pavilion as a partnership with the Jewish Study Network and Me'Or. This is an opportunity to explore traditional Judaism in a dynamic environment. Students are introduced to classical Jewish philosophy, the relevance of Jewish wisdom to contemporary issues.
Contact: Rabbi Kamin rabbik@stanford.edu

Internships and Jobs

My Search Series Coordinator

Hillel is seeking a student who is curious, personable, and excited by new ideas to coordinate the My Search Series. Hillel's My Search for Meaning lunches highlight the stories, lessons, and ideas of Stanford faculty members or staff persons that relate to a Jewish value or experience. We connect the story teller with an intimate gathering of 12 students over lunch. With the support of a Hillel's Innovation Specialist Lia, the My Search Series Coordinator will plan 3 lunches per quarter and be responsible for collecting peer insights with regards to lunch topics, reaching out to story tellers, and event publicity.
Compensation: $13/hour, 3 - 5 hours/week
For more information and to apply, click here.
Contact: Lia Nilson, lnilson@stanford.edu.

 Israel Engagement Coordinator
Are you passionate about empowering students as innovators, activists and advocates? As Hillel@Stanford’s Israel Engagement Coordinator, your primary portfolio will be to support students’ personal and communal growth through thoughtful and sophisticated educational initiatives at the nexus of Israel and Jewish identity.  You will coach students to catalyze their beliefs and values into action, integrating Jewish values with the existential and developmental concerns of young people, and fostering practical skills of Jewish leadership.
For more information and to apply, click here.
Contact: Nathalie Landesman natlan@stanford.edu

Ask Big Questions Fellowship Coordinator
Hillel is seeking a passionate and compassionate leader who is interested in partnering with Hillel Staff to envision and implement Ask Big Questions in its pilot year on our campus. Ask Big Questions, a program that was recently featured in a New York Times article about education outside the classroom, brings diverse college students together for conversations that help people understand themselves and others. ABQ Fellows will learn how to facilitate conversations about life’s big questions and will lead these discussions with other campus faith and cultural centers.
Compensation: $10/hour, 3 - 5 hours/week.
Contact: Rabbi Jessica Kirschner rabbi.kirschner@stanford.edu

Biblical Garden Caretaker
Are you interested in gardening, sustainability, or ecology from a Jewish perspective? Hillel is seeking a green thumbed gardener to care for our Biblical Garden and to assist Hillel staff in designing and implementing fun programming with a focus on Jewish ecology.
Compensation: $10/hour, 3-5 hours/week.
Contact: Lia Nilson lnilson@stanford.edu

Publicity Intern
Hillel is seeking a publicity intern to help with social media publicity, weekly newsletters, and flyer design.
Compensation: $10/hour, 3- 5 hours per week.
Contact: Jeremy Ragent, jragent@stanford.edu

Hillel Art Gallery Intern
Are you interested in art, museums, galleries, and curation? Hillel is seeking an art gallery intern to help us turn our building into a student art space, with rotating exhibits featuring student work. Work in partnership with Hillel staff to design and implement this exciting project in its pilot year. 
Compensation: $10/hour, 3-5 hours per week.
Contact: Lia Nilson lnilson@stanford.edu

Beit Midrash Jewish Learning Coordinator
Hillel is beginning a weekly learning program called Beit Midrash this year. Assist Hillel staff in envisioning and implementing ideas for this program, which will include regular learning sessions with visiting scholars and educators.
Compensation: $10/hour, 3 - 5 hours per week. 
Contact: Rabbi Jessica Kirschner rabbi.kirschner@stanford.edu


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