Happy Holidays! | Allie Bernstein

  No, the weather outside is not frightful, nor are the sleigh bells jing-a-ling or the halls decked. But in Israel, we are nearing the end of the holiday season. With even more time off and more people celebrating than the typical Holiday Season in the US, we’ve had a lot of days where literally Continue Reading »

War changed a summer job experience

War changed a summer job experience By Hanna Anderson Originally published in the Boston Jewish Advocate, October 3, 2014.   I arrived in Israel in June, having just finished my freshman year at BU, with the intention of studying Film & Television Production yet unsure of exactly why I wanted to. The Onward Israel program gave Continue Reading »

Taking That Big Leap of Faith | Jodi Geller

Jodi Geller of Sydney, Australia, interned at ConnecTLV on Career Israel’s February 2012 session. Coming from a Jewish community in Sydney Australia I had always felt a little sheltered from the big outside world in the little Jewish bubble that was our community. On the many trips with a tour group or with family to Continue Reading »

Mapping Out My Career Israel Adventures | Aaron Goldenberg

Aaron participated in Career Israel in February 2012 and interned at Heymann Brothers Films in Tel Aviv. In 2011, luck would have it, I was classically distracted by facebook in my summer class. A small square ad claiming that I could spend 5 months in Israel doing an internship of my choice seemed to whisper Continue Reading »

How I Met My Business Partner! | Jacob Meier & Eric Lesser

Eric and I met the first day of Career Israel in August 2009. We were assigned to the same room during orientation and quickly became friends. Both of us had common interests in basketball, the New York Jets, and hanging out at Tel Aviv’s beaches. Eric had a strong interest in start-ups and interned with Continue Reading »

Alumni Spotlight! | Carly Comer

Carly Comer interned at Save a Child’s Heart while on Career 14 in 2013 My Israel experience began at age sixteen when I went on a 5-week summer teen trip to Israel. It was on this trip that I decided that the next time I returned, it would be for the opportunity to fully immerse Continue Reading »

Living in Jerusalem | Lindsey Marcus

Lindsey Marcus of Weston, Florida, interned with Israel Experience while on Onward Hillel Israel. Jerusalem is unlike anywhere I have ever lived. I remember my first day of work at Israel Experience, when I decided to walk home instead of taking the bus so I could go to the promenade down the street that overlooks the Old Continue Reading »

Alumni Spotlight! | Nora Stark

I had an incredible Career Israel experience. I came on the program in February 2011, 6 months after graduating college and feeling lost (and unemployed) in the States. While in Israel I interned at the Child Psychology Department of Tel Aviv University and participated in fieldwork, working with graduate students on their studies about post Continue Reading »

A Big Leap Into Big Data | Maxie Winick

Maxie Winick, of Toronto, Ontario, is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario with a degree in Management and Organizational Studies and a post-graduate certificate in Marketing Management.  She interned with Signals Intelligence Group. -I was in Washington when I received a Skype call at 6:00 am from the head of Marketing and Account Management Continue Reading »

From Sweet Home Alabama to Ha’Aretz Yisrael-The Land of Israel | Jordan Ross

“Alabama’s Jordan Ross is making a name for himself in the marketing industry. He has just completed an internship with Hewlett Packard Israel and has plans to make Aliyah to pursue a marketing career post IDF-service in Israel.   Living in the friendly and slow-moving south is a whole lot different than living in Tel Continue Reading »

Not Your Stereotypical Internship | Simon Davies

Simon Davies from Manchester, UK, is interning at Valueshine. Finding the Internship Having grown up in a society which ridicules interns, branding them as glorified photocopiers, coffee-makers and Facebook professionals, I was anxious to find a position which didn’t fall into this stereotype. Equally, I was also determined to avoid a job where I would Continue Reading »

Designing my dream internship | Michelle Politanski

Michelle Politanski of São Caetano do Sul, Brazil, is currently working at an architecture and interior design internship with Lanciano Design.    When the interior design internships that Career Israel found for me didn’t seem like a good fit, my personal internship coordinator gave me the option to offer my own suggestions for a company I Continue Reading »