Masa Israel Journey Blog

Published : September 16, 2010
By Uri Snyder, Career Israel
 
Not long ago, I was one of those millions of young Americans who found themselves without a job after graduation. So I pursued an internship, which has become a critical step toward professional development for my generation. But what mattered most in the end was not just what I did, but where I went — to Israel.
 
For five months, I participated in Masa Israel’s Career Israel, which works to provide meaningful internships to Jews from all over the world in the field of their choice. The motivation behind the program is to provide a post-college Israel experience to young Jewish adults in the hopes that they can acquire real-world professional experience while developing a personal...
Published : September 07, 2010
 
By Vicky Tobianah, Rothberg International School of Hebrew University
 
When I made my decision to study abroad at the Rothberg International School of Hebrew University, my home university, McGill, required me to attend a pre-departure lecture. At this lecture, they informed us of the basic protocol to arrange a study abroad program. Health tips, packing advice and room accommodations were all reinforced throughout the lecture. It was one thing, however, that stuck with me: You are embarking on a trip that not many students take, and that all students treasure. Keep a journal and record everything you do, see, learn and feel.
 
It sounds simple enough but it was only once I was actually in Israel that I realized how important this tip was. Even for a girl who loves writing, keeping a daily...

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