Testimonials

Finding Love on Career Israel – Valentine’s Day Special!

It’s that time of the year where we snuggle up next to our bag of chocolate bamba and feel all gooey inside. Sure, you could send a bouquet of flowers, a Hallmark card, or a ‘poke’ on Facebook,  but we all know there’s no better way to say, ‘I Love You’, than while on the Continue Reading »

WATCH: Brooke Weinbaum’s Speech From Employer Event

Encore!  Brooke Weinbaum’s beautiful speech about her internship at All My Faves!   Read more success stories about Career Israel alumni interning with All My Faves! Ariel Disner Danny Davies

READ: What you can do on MLK & Israeli Elections Day

Today is a monumental day, all around the world. In honor of Martin Luther King Day, U.S Inauguration Day of the first African American president’s second term, Barak Obama, and the day before Israeli elections, we’d like to present two amazing internships options.   Refugee Assistance Organization | Assaf ASSAF was founded in December 2006, in order Continue Reading »

READ: Serving troubled youth in ‘House of Ruth’

What better way to celebrate the current session of Career Israel’s final weeks than continue reading how many wonderful experiences participants have had in their internships? This morning, we are happy to present Emily Fish’s compelling article on her social work internship with Beit Ruth Girls Hostel, an at-risk hostel for teenage girls who have experienced Continue Reading »

READ: Why an internship in the Middle East rocks!

What a day. First it rains, then it snows, then our own Laura Kelly is published on the world’s top English-language daily newspaper covering Israel, The Jerusalem Post! We are so proud of you Laura, you are a without a doubt an official JPost journalist to us, and this article proves it! Why an internship in Continue Reading »

Alum in the Cleveland Jewish News!

Published in the Cleveland Jewish News on October 2. Ilana Polster, who graduated early, in 2011, from Shaker Heights High School and is a freshman at Princeton University in New Jersey, is back in the United States following eight months of volunteer work, including three in Morocco and five in Israel. Both Shaker Heights residents have shared Continue Reading »

In Israel Campus Beat: Campus to Career: Graduates Seek Work in Israel

When Joanna Lieberman was preparing for graduation from Cornell University five years ago, her career options were unsettling. Dreaming of a job in the hospitality industry but lacking a degree in the field, she realized she needed hands-on work experience before pursuing a full-time position. Lieberman, along with thousands of other American college graduates, turned Continue Reading »

Published in the Boston Jewish Advocate: In Tel Aviv, rediscovering Yom Kippur

This article was published in the Boston Jewish Advocate  in September 2012. by Jill Weiner, Career Israel alumna For nearly 20 years, Yom Kippur was always the same: Shabbat-type dinner, Kol Nidre services on Erev Yom Kippur, Shacharit in the morning, and the Book of Jonah and Ne’ilah before break-fast. A monotonous and solemn 26 hours Continue Reading »

Making the Switch from Law to Medicine in Israel

My name is Nina Baker and I was a recent participant in Career Israel, a Masa Israel-accredited internship program.  I majored in Anthropology at Bucknell University and then worked as an Intellectual Property paralegal at the firm Kirkland & Ellis in New York City for two years. After realizing medicine is actually where my interests Continue Reading »

How Career Israel Helped Me Land My Dream Job

by Mara Kurlandsky I went on Career Israel from 2009-2010. I interned half at Beit HaTfuzot, the Museum of the Jewish Diaspora, and half at Omanoot: Israel through Art. I loved living in Tel Aviv, but to be perfectly honest, I suspected at the time, and thought for a while after, that my time in Continue Reading »