Internships__________________________________

*UD Hillel offers a wide variety of student leadership opportunities in order to serve the diverse student population of our campus. 

 

*All internships offer supervision/mentorship meetings, skill building that will help you get a job after college, and an amazing way to connect with people you may not ordinarily at UD. Upon successful completion of a UD Hillel internship or leadership, the UD Hillel staff would be delighted to write a letter of recommendation or serve as a reference for future positions.

 

*If you're looking for a different type of opportunity, please feel free to reach out to Hilary, hjampel@udel.edu and we will try to make one for you!

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FRESHMAN FEST

Freshmen Fest Exec Coordinator:

Who you are:

  • You are able to motivate and lead a group of your peers

  • You're able to keep track of multiple deadlines and hold others accountable to sticking to them

  • You’re able to dedicate 3-5 hours per week over the summer to work on FF.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Oversee the planning and implementation of FF

  • Set a vision for the program, put a process in place for execution, and ensure successful completion of steps

  • Work closely with other Exec Board members to ensure success: leading regular team meetings, ensuring tasks are completed, and lifting up team members when they falter

  • Manage the entire process of planning during the spring and summer months, acting as a liaison between staff and other exec board leaders

 

Time commitment: 2-5 hours per week during Spring semester and summer

Staff member you’ll work with: Hilary

 

Freshmen Fest Programming Chair:

Who you are:

  • You’re organized and are flexible enough to make changes on the spot

  • You enjoy building relationships with others both peers and professionals

  • You’re excited to make this the best Freshmen Fest yet

 

What you’ll do:

  • Manage relationships and booking with outside vendors who are coming to FF

  • In partnership with Hillel staff, create the schedule of events for the program including the printed schedule and ensure that all programs have appropriate representatives in attendance

  • Gather feedback from past leaders and participants to help shape this year’s program

  • Ensure that FF runs on time and be ready to make adjustments to the schedule when necessary

  • Act as a liaison between different groups within Hillel

  • Contact local and national businesses to act as FF sponsors to request food donations, gift cards or merchandise

Time commitment: 1-5 hours per week during Spring semester and over the summer

Staff member you’ll work with: Hilary

 

Freshmen Fest Marketing and Recruitment Chair:

Who you are:

  • You love social media

  • You’re excited to get incoming Freshmen to register for FF

  • You’re not afraid to reach out to people via phone and text

 

What’ you’ll do:

  • Manage social media and marketing for FF before and during

  • Design and order t-shirts and other giveaways

  • Create visual communication pieces

  • Contact local businesses to act as FF sponsors to request food donations, gift cards or merchandise

  • Develop and send out pre-FF emails to Freshmen

  • Recruit participants, including making phone calls to incoming first-year students, and attending New Student Orientation (NSO), as available

Time commitment: 1-5 hours per week during Spring semester and over the summer

Staff member you’ll work with: Hilary

 

Freshmen Fest Leadership Chair:

Who you are:

  • You have been a Freshmen Fest leader in the past

  • You can help keep people motivated and positive

  • You love talking to other students about Freshmen Fest and are excited to help recruit the best group of leaders every

  • You aren’t afraid of public speaking

 

What you’ll do:

  • Manage recruitment and interview scheduling for FF leaders

  • Plan and oversee FF leader trainings and orientations

  • Coordinate communication between Hillel staff, FF exec, and other leaders

  • Coordinate all communication to leaders throughout FF 

  • Contact Greek organizations about applying to to be FF Leaders

  • Coordinate CAPoints and volunteer hours

Time commitment: 1-5 hours per week during Spring semester and over the summer

Staff member you’ll work with: Hilary

 

FF Logistics and Operations Chair:

Who you are:

  • You’re super organized and love making lists

  • You take pride in making sure that things run smoothly

  • You’re great at delegating and are excited to motivate a team to make things happen

 

What you’ll do:

  • Plan and implement all logistical elements of this event including room reservations and ordering of supplies

  • Work closely with FF Executive Committee to ensure successful and smoothly run FF

  • Identify and recruit FF logistics leaders, a group of students who will be the logistics team for FF responsible for set up and clean up of all programs and events

  • Organize lists of student participants and leaders

Time commitment: 1-5 hours per week during Spring semester and over the summer

Staff member you’ll work with: Hilary

 

ADMINISTRATION AND DEVELOPMENT

Data Intern

Who you are:

● You enjoy working with Excel/Google Sheets or you are excited to learn (a skill you'll need in almost every job!)

● You're detail oriented, but it doesn't take you 30 mins to check one small detail 

● You don't get bored doing similar tasks over and over again each week

 

What you'll do:

● Ensure all information is accurately in our database. 

● Transfer info from a Google sheet into our main database

● Pulling reports 

● Reminding people to send follow up emails

● Profile maintenance and entry (update current profiles and add new ones as needed)

 

Time commitment: 2-3 hours per week

Staff member you'll work with: Hilary


 

impACT Lead Intern

Who you are:

● You're a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior who is excited to help connect underclassmen to Jewish life and a community at UD

● You love logistics and building relationships with people

● You're available on Wednesdays from 4:30-7:30 (some weeks it will be shorter)

 

What you'll do:

● Find Freshmen who might be a good fit for impACT and encourage them to apply

● Host one Shabbat Across Campus for the impACT fellows during Spring semester

● Be in charge of marketing to Freshmen to apply for impACT

● Oversee all logistics (meeting reminders, ordering and picking up food

● Help connect the impACT Fellows to Hillel by going with them to events, telling them about opportunities and helping them create opportunities when they don't exist.

 

Time commitment: ~3 hours per week

Staff member you'll work with: Hilary

 

Fundraising Intern

Who you are: 

  • You are passionate about Jewish life at UD

  • You have a persuasive personality 

  • You love talking to strangers

  • You have a network of Jewish friends that are Juniors and Seniors

 

What you’ll do: 

  • Build a fundraising campaign for Seniors to donate to Hillel

  • Work on I Heart UD day

  • Make thank you phone calls to donors

  • Conduct interviews with alumni and write-up their stories

 

Time commitment: ~ 4 hours per week

Staff member you'll work with: Donna, Samantha & Gabi

 

SOCIAL MEDIA & MARKETING

Blue Hen Birthright Israel Marketing Intern

Who you are:

● You are creative and can think outside the box

● You are organized 

● You have great communication skills and love to talk to new people

● You went on a Blue Hen Birthright Israel (BHBI) trip and are excited to tell people about it

● You love a challenge 

  • Available Monday evenings

 

What You'll Do

● Make #Bluehenbirthrightisrael a known brand on campus

● Organize an event on Official Registration Day (the day registration opens for Summer trips) including marketing, planning, and logistics 

● Visiting RSOs to let them know about BHBI

● Make new promo videos and flyers 

● Decide on and create swag for BHBI

 

Time commitment ~5 hrs per week

Staff member you'll work with: Alli

Blue Hen Birthright Israel Social Media Intern

Who you are:

● You are creative and innovative 

● You are knowledgeable about the subject matter or can learn quickly

● You love social media and understand how to best use it

● You went on a Blue Hen Birthright Israel trip

  • Available Monday evenings

 

What you'll Do 

● Manage the Blue Hen Birthright Israel (BHBI) Instagram account making sure that it stays active and on-brand

● Use stories to promote interactions and help build relationships

● Increase the following on the BHBI account 

 

Time commitment ~5 hrs per week

Staff member you'll work with: Alli

 

Instagram Intern

Who you are: 

  • You love Instagram!

  • You have social media or marketing experience.

  • You're excited to market Hillel to the whole UD community.

 

What you’ll do: 

  • Manage UD Hillel's Instagram account.

  • Curate content to be posted on Instagram. 

  • Create a cohesive aesthetic and brand over feed. 

  • Utilize stories to highlight events and ask questions. 

  • Available for weekly meeting with Rachel

 

Time commitment: ~3 hours per week

Staff member you'll work with: Rachel

 

Photography Intern

Who you are: 

● You have a passion for photography, or are looking to build your portfolio. 

● You love capturing experiences for others to remember. 

● You aren't afraid to approach people at an event in order to snap a photo of them.

 

What you’ll do: 

● Attend large/high-impact programs with camera in hand

● plan and execute photoshoots for social media 

● Take photographs that will be featured on UD Hillel social media and marketing materials (you'll get photo creds for anything you take). 

● Upload all pictures within a week of event date to shared drive. 

● Attend monthly meeting with Rachel

 

Time commitment: ~ 10 hours per month

Staff member you'll work with: Rachel

 

Video Intern

Who you are: 

● You love telling stories through video.

● You have basic knowledge of editing software of your choice (premier pro, final cut, etc)

 

What you’ll do: 

● Attend events and programs to create videos

● Make hype and promo videos

● Conduct interviews that will be featured on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, and beyond.

● Attend monthly meeting with Rachel

 

Time commitment: ~3 hours per week

Staff member you'll work with: Rachel

 

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EDUCATION

Matzah Ball Soup Delivery Squad Lead

Who you are:

● You care about others 

● You love motivating others and leading a team

● You believe that matzah ball soup really is the best cure for being sick

 

What

Time commitment: Slow weeks ~1 hour, busy weeks ~3-4 hours

Staff member you'll work with: Rachel

 you'll do:

● Lead a team of students who help deliver matzah ball soup to sick students

● Help make matzah ball soup when it's running low (if you don't know how, we'll teach you)

● Find students excited to help do a mitzvah (good deed) and deliver soup to students not feeling so hot

● Follow up with people after they've gotten their soup to see how they're feeling

 

Matzah Ball Soup Delivery Squad 

Who you are:

● You care about others 

● You love motivating others and leading a team

● You believe that matzah ball soup really is the best cure for being sick

 

What you'll do:

● Help deliver matzah ball soup to sick students

● Help make matzah ball soup when it's running low (if you don't know how, we'll teach you)

● Find students excited to help do a mitzvah (good deed) and deliver soup to students not feeling so hot

● Follow up with people after they've gotten their soup to see how they're feeling

 

Time commitment: Slow weeks ~1 hour, busy weeks ~3-4 hours

Staff member you'll work with: Rachel and Team Lead

 

Holocaust Education Week Intern

Who you are: 

  • You are creative in thinking up new approaches to old topics

  • You are organized and comfortable with event planning

  • You are interested in Jewish History and connecting campus with Jewish memory


 

What you’ll do: 

  • Generate creative ideas for events that raise awareness about the dangers of discrimination and the consequences of hatred and enhance understanding about the Holocaust

  • Coordinate with other groups such as the Jewish Studies Department and Hillel RSOs

  • Assemble and work with small Holocaust Education working group

  • Book locations on campus and necessary equipment to rent

  • Work to design marketing and program materials for UD Hillel Holocaust Education events (e.g. Flyers, a poster display in Trabant, T-shirts)

Time commitment: ~ 4 hours per week in the lead-up; 10 hours during Holocaust Education Week. Must be present for Holocaust Education Week, the week of April 20-24

Staff member you'll work with: Rabbi Nick

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