Selection Criteria

For Interns:

  • Leadership profile sets out desired characteristics of applicants. Covering letter and CV should illustrate which of these characteristics applicant has demonstrated
  • Preference given to applicants who can demonstrate ,by courses or experience, some familiarity with Judaism and Jewish communal agencies
  • Preference given to year of standing: 2nd year or higher
  • ¬†Interests or work/ volunteer experience aligned with¬† assignments available in partner agencies
  • Applicants for senior internships must have completed a junior internship. In addition, preference may be given to those applicants who have taken or are enrolled in a course in advanced Jewish studies

What is the selection process?

  • This is NOT first-come, first served. All applications will be considered on their merits.
  • All applicants must be in good academic standing.
  • All applicants will be contacted by the Program Coordinator, and interviewed to determine possible matches to assignments.
  • Final decisions on acceptance and placements of interns will be made by a selection committee (including the Program Director, Program Coordinator, the Associate Director of the Zelikovitz Centre (Prof. Butler) and representatives of the agencies.
  • Some agencies may also wish to interview potential interns.
  • Students will be informed of decisions on their internship applications by the end of July.