Job Description: jU Chicago is a new organization that works with undergraduates at the University of Chicago. We are interested in empowering Jewish students to innovate Jewish traditions, experiences and communities by harnessing the principles of design thinking. We strive to create new and meaningful ways of doing and being Jewish.
The internship has two tracks. The Remix internship will focus on designing large-scale Jewish experiences, while the Community Building internship will focus on creating small-scale communities that meet regularly around a shared interest or activity. There is no required level of Jewish background or knowledge for these positions.
Interns will commit to 7-10 hours of work per week (hours flexible) including a two hour group meeting every Thursday from 3-5pm. The internship will start in January of 2013 and run to December 2013. The internship will pay $400 per quarter and interns will be given a budget for programming as well. Ten internship spots are available. Applications are due by November 15th, and interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis.
Will you be abroad at any point during Winter Quarter 2013 to Fall Quarter 2013?
1. Do you have a favorite Jewish holiday, memory or experience? If so, what made it special? If not, do you have a favorite memory that involves being part of a community or tradition?
2. What communities are you a part of here at the University of Chicago, and what (in your opinion) are the most important elements of those communities?
3. Please talk about an event or community experience that you have been responsible for designing and managing.
Please return finished applications via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 15th.