• Mayanot Summer Internship and Study

    Gain real experience you can take home with you.


    Registration has closed for this program.

    Mayanot offers you the opportunity to expand your resume and strengthen your Judaism, with Eight unforgettable weeks in Israel.

    The first three weeks will encompass Torah learning, skill building and self discovery. Participants will experience dynamic learning, discuss issues in contemporary Judaism; attend lively Shabbat programming, experience trips around Israel, and so much more. The second half of the program will include five weeks of interning at leading Israeli companies. Participants will be matched with professional opportunities in industries like: Hi-tech, security, medicine and agriculture.

    Come join us and strengthen your connection to Israel and the Jewish people while gaining work experience.

    This Onward Israel – Masa program is operated through a partnership between the Beacon and Shapira Foundations and other leading philanthropists, the Government of Israel, Mayanot, and Masa Israel Journey.

    Participants on Onward Israel – Masa programs may return to Israel on long-term Masa programs after Onward Israel although the size of any potential scholarship may be influenced by prior participation on Onward Israel. For details, please contact Masa Israel Journey directly at masainfo@masaisrael.org.

    ~Get a taste of Chassidut (Jewish Mysticism), Talmud, Philosophy, and Chumash (Bible)
    ~Warm your soul with discussions on contemporary Judaism
    ~Exciting tours throughout Israel with students from around the world
    ~Full room and board in the heart of Jerusalem
    ~Gain amazing experience working in your chosen field
    ~Build your resume
    ~Get to know Israeli culture while working and living in Israel

    Important Information

    All participants are responsible for cost of and arranging their own flights.

    Participants will be required to submit a $200 program security deposit in cash upon arrival in Israel. Deposits will be refunded at the end of the program pending good standing.

    June 14 – August 15, 2021

    Program Cost
    Includes housing, insurance, board, ground transportation, tuition and program costs.
    Excludes flights.

    Chabad on Campus offers a grant to eligible applicants.

    The actual cost of the Onward Israel – Masa program is much higher, and is subsidized up to 70% by Onward Israel, private donors, Masa Israel Journey and local Jewish communities and institutions.

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    Acceptance Criteria

    This program is open to Jewish young adults from around the world with an interest to strengthen their resume and grow their Judaism.

    Between 20-27 years old who have NOT spent 3 or more months in Israel as part of an educational or peer-program (this includes semester abroad, gap year or any other MASA or Onward Israel program)

    Fluent in English

    Previous participation in Taglit-Birthright Israel is encouraged for any eligible applicants

    Must meet MASA eligibility – identify as Jewish and have NOT spent 3 or more months in Israel as part of an educational or peer-program (this includes semester abroad, gap year or any other MASA or Onward Israel program)

    Apartments in Central Jerusalem.

    The number of participants to an apartment or room is dependent on the size of the accommodations and number of participants on the program.

    While meeting common standards, Onward Israel housing differs by program and even within a program. To learn more about this and other Onward Israel housing details, please visit our housing FAQ.

    Sample Internships
    Ex: Possible internships include:
    High Tech

    Not sure what type of internship you are looking for or unsure if you can find it in Israel? Our internship coordinators work one-on-one with each participant!




    Organizations That Make This Program Possible