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Make an impact, gain invaluable skills, cultivate creativity, galvanize community. CHANGE THE JEWISH WORLD.
Fellows gain professional competencies needed to be outstanding leaders and changemakers in their communities while engaging in compelling work on college campuses across North America.
Springboard Fellows work on college campuses across North America. Immersed in their local communities, fellows work alongside other talented Jewish professionals and university partners to transform the lives of young Jewish college students.
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The Springboard Fellowship offers three separate tracks, each centered around a separate theme that guides the fellow’s work.
Reimagine and redesign Jewish life on campus. As an Innovation Specialist, you’ll be trained in design thinking methodology to spark new ideas, connect with students, and infuse creativity into all aspects of Hillel’s work.Learn More
The Springboard Fellowship has far exceeded my expectations! I've learned so much about my own personal work-style through our professional development sessions, which has helped to shape my future career goals.
Empower students to make change guided by Jewish values, texts, and history. As a Social Justice Specialist, you'll receive training in the areas of engagement, social action and community organizing, and learn how to seamlessly weave Judaism into your engagement work.Learn More
I love that I get to challenge and expand my students' worldviews, and they do the same for me – the ways I've grown over the last year-and-a-half have been immeasurable! I have the ability to be creative and to connect with all kinds of people.
Bring Jewish learning to life on campus as an Ezra Jewish Education Specialist. You’ll be trained in pluralistic and experiential Jewish education techniques to infuse Jewish learning into your work as an engagement professional.Learn More
This is meaningful, relationship-based work. I get to meet people where they are in their journey and explore who I am as a Jewish young adult.
Participants will have the opportunity to deepen their professional competencies and experience immersive Jewish learning through a series of in-person and virtual trainings. Fellows will attend various conferences throughout the year, learn through year-round video conferences and receive one-on-one coaching and mentorship from experienced Hillel professionals and outside facilitators.
Between years one and two of the fellowship program, Springboard fellows are provided the opportunity to participate in an all-expense-paid, immersive summer learning experience. Immersive learning experiences are offered in Israel, Thailand, Argentina and various places in between.
In addition to compelling work and top-notch training, Springboard fellows receive a competitive annual salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and paid vacation time. By joining the Springboard fellowship program, fellows will also benefit from a vast professional network and will be supported at every stage during and after the fellowship program.