Theme Based Programs

Onward Israel’s theme based programs offer unique internship opportunities to young adults aged 19-27 from around the globe. Each program places participants in cohorts with other like-minded individuals which creates a completely unique opportunity to network and engage with peers in different sectors of a career field. Work and live in Israel while exploring what makes Israel a global influence in the field of your interest.

These Onward Israel programs are operated through a partnership between the Beacon and Shapira Foundations and other leading philanthropists, Masa Israel Journey, and the Jewish Agency for Israel.

Summer 2020 programs will be opening in mid-November! Click here for to be notified when you can apply.

Summer 2019

Arts & Culture

Dates: June 12 – August 6, 2019
Location: Jerusalem
Cost: $400

Due to high demand, applications for Arts & Culture Summer 2019 are now closed.  Please view our remaining open programs to see if you are eligible! Click here for more information.


Communications & Social Media

Dates: May 29 – July 23, 2019
Location: Yafo
Cost: $600

Due to high demand, applications for Communications & Social Media Summer 2019 are now closed.  Please view our remaining open programs to see if you are eligible! Click here for more information.


Communications & Social Media (Track 2)

Dates: June 26 – August 20, 2019
Location: Rishon Lezion
Cost: $500

Due to high demand, applications for Communications & Social Media Track 2 Summer 2019 are now closed.  Please view our remaining open programs to see if you are eligible! Click here for more information.


Computer Science & Start-Ups

Dates: June 20 – August 14, 2019
Location: Ramat Gan, Bat Yam or similar suburb
Cost: $500

Due to high demand, applications for Computer Science & Start-Ups Summer 2019 are now closed.  Please view our remaining open programs to see if you are eligible! Click here for more information.


Education & Social Engagement

Dates: June 5 – July 30, 2019
Location: Jerusalem
Cost: $400

Due to high demand, applications for Education & Social Engagement Summer 2019 are now closed. Please view our remaining open programs to see if you are eligible! Click here for more information. 


Engineering Research & Technology

Dates: June 12 – August 6, 2019
Location: Be’er Sheva
Cost: $300

Due to high demand, applications for Engineering Research & Technology Summer 2019 are now closed. Please view our remaining open programs to see if you are eligible! Click here for more information. 


Finance & Economics

Dates: May 22 – July 30, 2019
Location: Ramat Gan, Bat Yam or similar suburb
Cost: $700

Due to high demand, applications for Finance & Economics Summer 2019 are now closed. Please view our remaining open programs to see if you are eligible! Click here for more information. 


Government & Politics

Dates: May 29 – July 23, 2019
Location: Jerusalem
Cost: $400

Due to high demand, applications for Government & Politics Summer 2019 are now closed. Please view our remaining open programs to see if you are eligible! Click here for more information. 


Innovation & Business Development

Dates: June 5 – July 30, 2019
Location: Haifa
Cost: $400

Due to high demand, applications for Innovation & Business Development Summer 2019 are now closed.  Please view our remaining open programs to see if you are eligible! Click here for more information.


Law & Justice

Dates: June 5 – July 30, 2019
Location: Ramat Gan, Bat Yam or similar suburb
Cost: $500

Due to high demand, applications for Law & Justice Summer 2019 are now closed. Please view our remaining open programs to see if you are eligible! Click here for more information. 


Science & Health Tech

Dates: May 22 – July 16, 2019
Location: Rehovot or Ashkelon
Cost: $400

Due to high demand, applications for Science & Health Tech Summer 2019 are now closed. Please view our remaining open programs to see if you are eligible! Click here for more information. 


Social Justice & Community Services

Dates: June 12 – August 6, 2019
Location: Haifa
Cost: $400

Due to high demand, applications for Social Justice & Community Services Summer 2019 are now closed.  Please view our remaining open programs to see if you are eligible! Click here for more information.


Sports, Hospitality & Management

Dates: June 12 – August 6, 2019
Location: Yafo
Cost: $600

Due to high demand, applications for Sports, Hospitality & Management Summer 2019 are now closed.  Please view our remaining open programs to see if you are eligible! Click here for more information.  


Sustainability & Green Energy

Dates: May 29 – July 23, 2019
Location: Ramat Gan, Bat Yam or similar suburb
Cost: $500

Due to high demand, applications for Sustainability & Green Energy Summer 2019 are now closed.  Please view our remaining open programs to see if you are eligible! Click here for more information.