Welcome to St. Louis Hillel
at Washington University!

Hillel is one of the largest student organizations on campus, housing numerous student-run programs that enrich the lives of Jewish students at the Washington University. Explore our website to find out about all we have to offer. spiritual, educational, social justice, and cultural programs, individual counseling, and lots of opportunities to simply "hang out" with other Jewish students.

Internships & Programs

2014 programs and internships:


For internships in Israel, please click here.

Jewish Federation Learn and Earn Internship Program

Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ Learn and Earn Internship program for college students offers eight weeks of paid summer employment and community connection from June-July 2014. From Monday-Thursday interns work for companies in a position directly related to their field of interest, and on Fridays they come together to learn about the St. Louis Jewish community and connect to one another.

To be considered, you must:

  • Be a college student and have completed at least your freshman year of college
  • Live in St. Louis and attend school elsewhere or live elsewhere and attend school in St. Louis
  • Be available Monday-Friday
  • Have transportation
  • Be Jewish or interested in the St. Louis Jewish community

Apply here by April 15!

StandWithUs Emerson Fellowship

StandWithUs has expanded this year to include two opportunities for students interested in Israel Advocacy on their college campus. The Emerson Fellowship is a prestigious one-year fellowship program for active student leaders on campus. The Fellowship gives advanced training, education and inspiration for pro-Israel college students to become an elite cadre of leaders on college campuses across North America. StandWithUs Emerson Fellows form a network of trained pro-Israel student leaders who utilize their skills and energy to drive and inspire their peers to run effective pro-Israel events and bring Israel`s message to their campuses.  

The second and new StandWithUs opportunity is the Emerson BDS Fellowship, a one-year fellowship program geared toward students who want to make a difference in stopping divestment on their campus. This Fellowship is focused on building relationships in Student Government and with other organizations on campus, creating a cadre of students who take BDS seriously, and planning and preparing to fight divestment resolutions and introduce pro-Israel legislation to the Student Government. Both opportunities include a $1000 stipend upon completion of the fellowship.

Applications for both fellowships are due by May 2. Click here to apply! 

Brandeis Collegiate Institute (BCI)

BCI is an intensive experience in Jewish learning, culture and community offered to young adults from around the world, ages 18 to 26. Through artistic exploration, dynamic trans-denominational learning, spiritual reflection, and outdoor exploration, BCI provides you with a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the diversity of Jewish culture, to envision your own Jewish life, and to connect to community. The program runs from June 17-July 13. The total cost of the program (including travel) is only $250 if you apply by March 12th! Regular application deadline is May 7th. Click here for more information and to apply, and contact Amanda at bci@aju.edu  if you have any questions. St. Louis Hillel’s Program & Engagement Associate Miriam Ross-Hirsch went on the program in 2011 and can answer any questions about the program as well. You can contact her at Miriam@stlouishillel.org.

A Jewish Blessing, LLC

A Jewish Blessing is an organization dedicated to the health and well-being of infertile Jewish families worldwide and to the Jewish egg donors and gestational surrogates who are inspired to help them.

A Jewish Blessing, LLC is offering exciting internship opportunities to students with an interest in marketing, public relations, community outreach, journalism, and grant writing. This position will allow interns to work remotely at hours that are suitable to their own schedule. If you are creative, proactive, enjoy contributing your unique ideas and would like to make a significant impact on the lives of others then we would love to speak with you. Please contact Judy at jewishbaby1@gmail.com. Although this is currently an unpaid internship opportunity, we offer the potential for moving into a paid position.

Please visit their website or Facebook page for more information about their work within the Jewish community.

Gather the Jews

Moving to Washington, DC? Check out GatherTheJews.com to find out what’s happening in the DC Jewish community. Gather the Jews (GTJ) boasts the most comprehensive Jewish young professional calendar and a happy hour every 6 weeks. We also have a housing board so you can find your new roommate or apartment! Need more info – email Rachel Giattino, Director of GTJ, at rachel@gatherthejews.com, or ‘like’ them on Facebook. 

Goldman Union Camp

Goldman Union Camp, located in Zionsville, Indiana is looking for counselors in the following areas: theater & drama director, aquatics director, arts & crafts, photography, ceramics, creative writing, archery. Goldman Union Camp is a summer camp serving children ages 7-15, operating from early June through early August. For more comprehensive job descriptions and to apply, click here

Mechon Hadar

Mechon Hadar is an educational institution that seeks to empower a generation of Jews to create and sustain vibrant, practicing, egalitarian communities of Torah learning, prayer, and service. They bring together intelligent, passionate, and independent Jewish young adults in a unique program in New York that combines rigorous Torah study with spiritual growth and communal responsibility. At Hadar, students study classic Jewish texts, from Tanakh and Talmud to contemporary Jewish philosophy – to guide them in solidifying their vision for a Jewish life of sophistication and integrity.

Hadar runs a variety of programs:

  • Summer 2014: Summer Beit Midrash
  • September 3, 2014 – May 20, 2015: Year Fellowship (post-college)

You can find more info here, or email Jason Rubenstein, Dean of Students, at rubenstein@mechonhadar.org.


MyBarMitzvahTutors.com is looking for college students to be Hebrew and B’nai Mitzvah tutors. The mission of mybarmitzvahtutors.com is to establish an interactive learning environment using innovative teaching methods to effectively educate students in all aspects of Jewish studies. They are looking for experienced tutors who pride themselves on ensuring an enjoyable learning experience for each and every student.

Check out mybarmitzvahtutors.com and e-mail marni@mybarmitzvahtutors.com if you’re interested!

NJY Camps Round Lake Camp

Under the NJY Camps system in Milford, PA, Round Lake Camp serves children with social, emotional, and learning challenges. Round Lake provides a safe, predictable, and highly structured environment, which fosters the development of positive social and learning skills. Round Lake is currently looking for college-aged students interested in staffing opportunities. They provide training to counselors and specialists, seeking also to transform the lives of their staff members through such meaningful work. The camp runs from June 17-August 14, 2014.  For more information about the application process, visit their website.

URJ 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy

URJ 6 Points Sci-Tech Academy, the only Jewish science and technology camp, is hiring!  Located on the campus of the prestigious Governor’s Academy in Byfield, MA, 6 Points Sci-Tech boasts top-notch educational and recreational facilities. At 6 Points Sci-Tech, campers participate in an immersive, hands-on environment that nurtures their passion for exploration and creativity, all within the familiar traditions and welcoming community of a Reform Jewish summer camp. We are looking for male counselors/specialists to serve as positive Jewish role models for our campers. Our counselors will be directly responsible for campers living in the dorms and will ensure their health and wellness. Additionally, counselors will lead science and technology-based activities and assist our lead instructors in specialized areas. For more information, call 857-246-8677 or visit their website.