Summer Internship for Jewish College Students

For 35+ years, the Kohn Summer Intern Program has molded the next generation of Jewish leaders through a paid internship with local Jewish nonprofits

The 8-week program provides undergraduate college students the opportunity to:

  • work for a Jewish nonprofit organization
  • build professional skills, such as time management, organization, business writing, workplace communication, project management, and meeting facilitation
  • practice informational and mock interviewing
  • be mentored by Jewish community leaders
  • develop relationships with other driven Kohn interns
  • participate in weekly seminars, which cover issues facing the Jewish community and social justice
  • create an effective resume and gain confidence in networking
  • work with collaborative communication tools: Slack, Outlook, Google Docs, Sharepoint, and others
  • join the Kohn Alumni professional network

JVS will place you at amazing organizations, such as:


2022 Key Dates

Intern Application Deadlines
Priority Deadline: 
Friday, April 1st, 2022
Final Deadline: Friday, April 29th, 2022
Applications will be reviewed on a first-come-first-served basis. You may submit your application up until our final deadline, but please note there may be limited internships available after reviewing priority deadline applications.
Kohn Program Dates:
Supervisor Orientation: Thursday, June 17th
Intern Orientation: Monday, June 20th
Interns 1st day at Host Orgs: Tuesday, June 21st
Interns last day at Host Orgs: Thursday, August 11th
Kohn Culmination: Friday, August 12th

Are you a Jewish nonprofit?

Our internship hosts receive professional development and talented workers matched to your needs. For more info, please see our Frequently Asked Questions for Hosting Organizations.

Have Questions?

Contact us at kohn@jvs.org.

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