• North Carolina

    North Carolina Onward Israel is an immersive internship program offering resume building placements in a wide variety of opportunities in the greater Tel Aviv area.

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    Develop your professional future and build your resume through a high-level internship in the field of your choice in Tel Aviv. This tailor-made internship program places you in a work place based on your skills, interests and future plans.  In addition, learn about Israeli society, economy, technology and more on Israel Seminar Days designed for the North Carolina Hillel program, a weekend retreat with other Onward Israel participants from North American and around the world, evening activities and more.  Spend the summer with your friends from North Carolina in one of Israel’s most advanced cities.

    Important Information

    Dates
    June 3 – July 28, 2019

    Cost
    $600

    Program cost includes housing, insurance, modest food stipend, ground transportation and program costs.

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

    Participants will be required to submit a $250 participation and security deposit in cash upon arrival. Deposits will be refunded at the end of the program pending good standing.

    Admission is rolling.  Applications will close on March 15, 2019 or earlier if the program is full.

    Masa-eligible participants in programs which are part of the Onward/Masa partnership may qualify for additional scholarships. For more information, call Onward Israel or your local partner professional.

    Participants on Onward Israel programs that are run in partnership with Masa may return to Israel on long-term Masa programs after Onward Israel. They may also be eligible for additional scholarships from Masa to help fund their participation, although the size of that scholarship may be influenced by prior participation on Onward Israel. For details please contact Masa Israel Journey directly.

    Acceptance Criteria

    This program is open to Jewish undergraduate students from North Carolina or on the following North Carolina campuses:

    • UNC Chapel Hill
    • UNC Greensboro
    • North Carolina State University
    • Appalachian State University
    • Guilford College
    • East Carolina University
    • UNC Wilmington
    • UNC Asheville
    • UNC Charlotte

    -Preference is given to underclassmen
    -Ideally for students who have had one previous short-term Israel experience – such as Birthright Israel or a teen travel program.

    Accommodations:
    Apartments or dorm-style shared housing in the Tel Aviv area.

    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.

    This Onward Israel program is operated through a partnership between the Beacon and Shapira Foundations and other leading philanthropists, Masa Israel Journey, The Jewish Agency for Israel, North Carolina Hillel and Hillel International.  It is organized by Bina.

    Sample Internships

    Social Media and outreach internship with local NGO or non-profit
    Business Development internship with social media start-up
    Event coordination and promotion intern for management company
    Public Relations internship with a museum

    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!

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