IDC - Co-Op Startup Experience

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Program Description

The CO-OP Startup Experience Course offers students a first-hand look at the Israeli startup world. This is your chance to gain practical experience working with Israeli companies and experience the roller coaster of entrepreneurship, while still in school.
 
Immerse yourself in Israel's startup ecosystem - meet industry leaders and network with some of the most innovative and interesting individuals and companies of the startup nation. Don't miss out on this special opportunity to live and breathe Israel's startup scene. 
 
Participants can choose to intern with startup companies as well as social tech companies (companies that leverage technology for social good). 
 
Participants intern for 20-25 hours a week while taking Hebrew courses at the IDC Herzliya. 
 
Participants earn 4 academic credits - depending on their home university.
 

Highlights

Immerse yourself in the Israeli entrepreneurial eco-system.
Gain practical work experience interning with Israeli startups.
Meet the movers and shakers of the Startup Nation.
Visit Israel's most innovative companies.
Hear lectures from industry leaders and entrepreneurs.
Meet, network and explore the city with fellow Israelis.
Learn the ins and outs of running a startup.
Learn Hebrew.
Earn academic credit.
Have fun! 

From Air Traffic Control to Tel Aviv University

 

Masa prepa sciences de la sante, architecture & ingenierie Ariel universite

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Program Description

A unique program for young French speakers who excel in their studies and have a "Bagrut" certificate in science.
The program provides academic preparation for prestigious degrees in university. The degrees include:
Health Care Studies- Pre-Medicine, Physical Therapy, Nutrition, Communication Disorders, Nursing and Health Systems Manager.
Architecture and engineering Studies - Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Industrial Engineering and Management.
Participants of the program who meet the program's requirements can pursue academic studies in the following year without having to provide scores of the psychometric exam.
The program enables young Jews from France to become familiar with and to experience what it is like to live in Israel, in the company of a young, caring community. The program combines pre-academic studies, course for which the student receives academic credit, and a variety of social activities.
A professional staff will accompany the participants of the program, both individually and as a group. Participants of the program will recieve personal, social and academic support. The areas of study in the program are: Hebrew, English, preparation courses depending on the selected track (physics, anatomy, biology, introduction to programming) and academic courses with course credits for "knowledge of the culture" and "heritage of Israel". 

 

Oranim College - Zika - Training for Jewish Educators from Brazil

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Program Description

Academic program for educators, intended for Formal and Non-formal Education.Focus on Education, Judaism, and Israel and Hebrew studies.
This program is conducted in Portuguese and Spanish.

Celebrities in Israel: 8 #LiveItLikeALocal moments in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and beyond

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Celebrities – They’re just like us! Whether in Israel for business or pleasure, they know how to have a good time in the land of milk and honey. In honor of Chelsea Handler’s recent visit to Israel, here are 8 amazing moments from some our favorite stars in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and everywhere in between.


1. Claire Danes cozies up to an ice cream statue in Neve Tzedek

 

6 things Kim Kardashian should do in Tel Aviv

 

THRIVE at the Hebrew University

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Program Description

Explore and connect to the rich history, culture, and spirituality of Israel through weekend retreats, exciting travel experiences, exposure to prestigious Israeli personalities, and various engaging seminars. Challenge yourself with the intellectual heritage of the Talmud, and its application to modern society. It can’t get much better than that, right?
 
Thrive offers all of this as a seamless component to Hebrew University courses, counting for full credit at your respective institution. At Thrive, we're serious about giving you an experience you'll never forget! 
As part of these studies, Thrive students take a core course on the subject of Jewish Thought. Participants receive all of the other benefits of the Undergraduate Study Abroad Program including medical coverage as well as a program of social and cultural activities. Students receive an official transcript from the Hebrew University, which allows them to transfer their credits to universities in North America.
 
For more information on the Undergraduate Study Abroad Progam see: https://overseas.huji.ac.il/usap
 
Extracurricular Jewish studies are provided by "Jewish Year Abroad," an orthodox Jewish non-profit organization established for this purpose. Students will participate in an exclusive package of activities and excursions designed to examine their Jewish roots and heritage.
 

Morgan Kaczor

Morgan Kaczor

West Coast Regional Director

Osnat Spiegel

Osnat Spiegel

Director of Alumni & Community Engagement

Tovah Goodman

Tovah Goodman

Engagement Associate, Israel Initiatives, Chicago
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