HOW helps future leaders develop themselves through various internship opportunities:
This year-long internship allows students to build their social media management, website design, and digital design skills. Students will take on the responsibility to manage HOW's online image throughout many platforms during the uprise of a digital era.
"Skills I have learned from my internship have already helped me both academically and professionally; these skills are greatly important as I graduate and enter the work force."
Skylar, Purchase Class of 2024
Service Engagement Internship
The Service Engagement Internship is offered in collaboration with Repair the World to provide a student with the opportunity to plan direct service opportunities for their peers to volunteer with the nearby community. The Service Engagement Intern plans programs, educates peers about the connect between Judaism and volunteer work, and engages in learning opportunities to better understand the needs of oppressed communities.
"I have been loving working with Hillels of Westchester, it has created a space for to continue and expand my passion of volunteering, and helped guide me to make it the best I can!"
Gigi, Sarah Lawrence College Class of 2026
Jewish Learning Fellowship Internship
The Jewish Learning Fellowship (JLF) internship offers one student per year the opportunity to serve as a connection between Torah and today. Throughout their term, the JLF intern recruits students to become a part of the community, connects with them in one-on-one settings, and assists in the facilitation of icebreakers and text study.
"This internship allows me to find myself both as a Jewish Leader and a Student Leader. I was able to find my inner confidence through helping lead sessions and creating personal relationships with the fellowship members."
Hebrew School Sex Education Internship
Hebrew School Sex Education internship offers one student the opportunity to help connect Judaism and Jewish texts to modern day sexual wellness practices and connection building. During their term, the HSSE intern recruits students to become a part of the community, assists in instruction, and serves as a resource for students to ask questions they are not comfortable asking in front of peers.
"Hillel has been an incredibly positive influence in my life from the friends I’ve found to the opportunities it’s led me to. I’m not sure where I’d be without Hillel."
Bell, Pace Class of 2025
Organizational Design Lab
The Organizational Design Lab internship offers one student the opportunity to engage with the peers to create a human centered design for their Hillel. During their term, the ODL intern conducts interviews with peers to learn about their experiences on campus, assists in reach out to students, and analyzes data gathered to provide insights about the campus community.
"I love my internship because it allows me to connect with others in my school community , as well as develop professional skills needed for post grad life."
Emilyn, Sarah Lawrence College Class of 2026