Past Internship Opportunities | The Diane and Guilford Glazer Institute for Jewish Studies | Pepperdine University

Internship Opportunities

Examples of Past Student Placements 


Business

Biological Systems Processing, INC.

BSP is a rising biomedical technological company that combines signal-processing, biomedical engineering and cardiology to develop a unique technology that offers monitoring and diagnosis for ischemic heart disease. Interns coordinate and develop business plans for marketing of new products.

Koret Foundation

As the largest microfinance organization in Israel, Koret works with low-income individuals throughout Israel. Interns assist in the administrative efforts of the organization, including research support and regular site visits.

Media and Communications

Israel BroadcastIng Authority (IBA)

IBA is an Israeli government-sponsored television network that airs daily both domestically and internationally, offering daily English news broadcasts. Our interns are involved in nearly every major aspect of creating a daily news broadcast.

Fring, Inc.

Another start-up company, Fring specializes in online communication, and is expanding to phone-to-phone online communication. Our previous intern here utilized her familiarity with China (and fluent mandarin) to head a marketing campaign of the product to Asian markets.

TIME OUT MagazIne

The Tel Aviv division of the Time Out Group Ltd., a well-known global media corporation, publishes Time Out, featuring articles that focus on local tastes, styles, and events in Israel. Interns are directly involved in assembling issues and developing news stories.

Nonprofit

The Israel Museum in Jerusalem

As the largest cultural institution in the State of Israel, the museum is ranked among the world's leading art and archaeology museums. Interns work with museum exhibits and digitizing archive collections.

Yad Vashem Holocaust History Museum

As the Jewish people's living memorial to the Holocaust, Yad Vashem safeguards the memory of the past and imparts its meaning for future generations. Established in 1953, as the world center for documentation, research, education and commemoration of the Holocaust, Yad Vashem is today a dynamic and vital place of intergenerational and international encounter. Interns are involved in research and organizing international meetings that focus on genocide.

The Menachem Begin Heritage Center

Not only does the Begin Center host one of the most insightful museums in Jerusalem, but the center also coordinates international programs with students from around the world. The Israel Government Fellows Program invites students from around the world to participate in lectures, Hebrew courses, and work experience. Additionally, the Begin Center hosts a variety of educational opportunities. Interns will be able to assist in a number of these programs.

Policy and Politics

NGO Monitor

Founded to promote accountability, NGO Monitor advances a vigorous discussion on the reports and activities of NGOs claiming to advance human rights and humanitarian agendas. Interns are involved in expansion initiatives, researching, and reporting on the funding of non-governmental organizations focusing on human rights violations.

The Peres Center for Peace

The center promotes peace by engaging citizens in projects of socioeconomic development, community activities, and educational programs. Interns regularly work on projects aimed at facilitating relations between Palestinians and Israelis.

International Institute for Counter-TerrorIsm (ICT)

As the leading academic institute for counter-terrorism in the world, the ICT facilitates international cooperation in the global struggle against terrorism. Interns serve as research assistants and coordinate major events, lectures, and conferences sponsored by the Institute.

Adam Teva V'Din

Adam Teva V'Din is the most prestigious environmental non-governmental organization (NGO) in Israel. It works in advocacy, legal work, lobbying, and other areas to encourage the environmental efforts of the Israeli government and nation. Previous interns have compiled reports detailing comparative international legal approaches to domestic environmental law. Interns have also attended site visits, congressional hearings, and meetings with top Israeli officials.

Education / Social Services

Beit Issie Shapiro

As the country's largest children's disability clinic, Beit Issie Shapiro is regarded as one of the most highly advanced centers in the world. Interns work in advocacy, treatment, and support for children with disabilities.

Bialik-Rogozin School

The Bialik-Rogozin School is a showcase of diversity, welcoming children from various socioeconomic backgrounds and ethnic homes, integrating students from 48 countries into Israeli culture. Interns gain valuable experience from diverse classrooms, expanding expertise by working with students of various cultural backgrounds.

Thichon Reshit

A religious boys' school in Tel Aviv, Thichon Reshit caters to students from a variety of backgrounds, and focuses on creating a community of students and teachers. Interns administer student camps, collaborative events, and local meetings.

Law

Gilead Sher Law OffIces

One of the most prestigious law firms in Israel, Gilead Sher Law handles cases on a wide range of subject matters, including international law to labor law, real estate, corporate law, and commercial law. Interns are given the opportunity to compile comparative law analyses for high-profile cases.

Gornitzky and Company

Founded in 1938, Gornitzky & Co. has been involved in many of the largest and most complex transactions in the Israeli market and has played a key role in the development of Israel's economy and legal practice. The firm is consistently rated as one of Israel's leading law firms and is well-known for its extensive experience in all areas of commercial law.

Levy, Meidan & Co. Attorneys at Law

The firm is one of Israel's foremost commercial law firms, dedicated to providing an extensive range of diverse legal services to major Israeli international companies, as well as local government ministries and public bodies.

Laster and Gould Law Offices

Richard Laster leads the most renowned environmental legal firm in Jerusalem, and is currently working to facilitate Israeli-Palestinian cooperation to rehabilitate the Kidron Valley just outside Jerusalem. His interns in the past have had the opportunity to experience every major aspect of this project and many others, attending meetings, writing extensive research reports, and reviewing domestic and international law.

Medicine / Healthcare

NARA

A leading private medical clinic in Tel Aviv, NARA hosts dozens of doctors and multiple operating rooms. They provide medical service in multiple languages and host innumerable specialists. Nili, one of the owners, would like to offer an intern the opportunity to learn every major aspect of a private medical clinic, from administration to public relations, finances, organization, and logistics. Interns would receive experience in the clinic as a whole as well as with specific doctors and specialties.