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Lewis Summer Internship

The Hillels of Illinois Harriet and Maurice Lewis Family Summer Intern Program (LSIP) is an eight-week paid work/study internship program hosted by agencies and/or departments of the Jewish United Fund/ Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago. This prestigious program has evolved to meet the professional and communal needs of Jewish students today – students who are captivated by Jewish community building and are interested in developing their own professional portfolio.

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Chicago Teacher's project

The Chicago Teachers Project (CTP) is a two-year fellowship for early childhood educators to encourage innovative thinking and grow together as a cohort, studying cutting-edge practices in early childhood education and exploring Jewish life with a dynamic team of professors and mentors. CTP is an initiative of JUF: Jewish United Fund and supported by a grant from The Covenant Foundation.  Applications are due March 6,  2017 and the fellowship will commence in August 2017.

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Kefiada Summer Camp in Israel

Kefiada, JUF’s English-immersion, American style day camp in Kiryat Gat-Lachish-Shafir, Israel, is looking for Illinois college students to work as camp counselors this summer. Kefiada provides a bridge over the summer for Israeli students, grades 4th – 6th, to retain the English that they have learned during the school year and expand on it in a fun, structured way.

Interested applicants should either be from Chicago originally or go to school in Illinois and do not need to speak Hebrew. There are no program costs for counselors, room and board are provided free and flight stipends are provided.

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