Hillel Summer Internship Program
Find Yourself in Buffalo
Interns will work full time Monday-Thursday (30 hours/week) in their internship placements. On Fridays, interns will participate in group processing and immersive learning experiences that will further their professional growth and leadership skills. Examples of Friday programs include a networking power lunch with local Jewish professionals and a tour of a start-up incubator in Buffalo.
Sophomore, Junior or Senior status for Fall 2021
Studying at UB, Buffalo State, or any of the local colleges/universities OR native to Buffalo and enrolled at a school out of the area.
Identifies as Jewish and interested in exploring professional development through a Jewish lens
Program Dates: June 14-August 6th
Compensation: Employers set the salary rates for the internships, and all interns will earn at least minimum wage ($12.50/hour).
Interns are responsible for their own housing and transportation.
The following internship placements are examples of what will be available this summer. This list of sites and projects will be updated as opportunities are added:
Temple Beth Zion: Produce a Holiday Music Album with volunteers from the congregation
Jewish Family Service of Western NY: Refugee Resettlement or Jewish Community Care
Buffalo Jewish Federation: Hillel and Community History archival research project
Link to Application: http://bit.ly/hsipbuffalo
Monday, March 15th – Internship sites are posted and applications open.
Wednesday, March 31st – Application deadline.
Employers and students will be informed of their placements in mid-April.
Placement supervisors and interns meet one-on-one to confirm the match.