07APR - Ralph I. Goldman Fellowship - Deadline: 31MAY

Job Description

The Ralph I. Goldman Fellowship in Global Jewish Leadership (RIG) is the Joint Distribution Committee's (JDC) premier leadership opportunity, awarded to one person annually, for young thinkers and doers, policy makers, writers, business innovators, artists, and community builders.


JDC works in over 70 countries around the world. RIG placements are based on an individual fellow’s strengths, background and preferences. Previously, RIG Fellows have served in locations including Belarus, China, Georgia, Ethiopia, India, Israel, Hungary, the Philippines, and Ukraine. Typically, RIG Fellows will serve in two or three different country assignments during the fellowship year.

Job Responsibilities

The Fellowship enriches a rising leader through direct exposure to local communities around the world and key challenges confronting the Jewish people. Fellows plan their year alongside senior JDC staff, identifying and designing 2-3 unique overseas placements shaped by their skills, interests and the critical needs of communities abroad. This is a paid, professional opportunity for an exceptional young leader who is committed to impacting the global Jewish world. RIG Fellows receive a stipend and generous benefits.

Job Requirements

• Professional achievement in the candidate's chosen career
• Demonstrated exceptional leadership and communication skills
• Strong interest in international Jewish affairs and public service
• Knowledge of foreign language(s) is a plus but not a requirement
• Formal and/or informal Jewish education is a plus but not a requirement
• Bachelor's degree and proven academic excellence. Master's degree a plus but not a requirement.

How to Apply

Apply at http://jdcentwine.org/rig-fellowship/

Deadline – May 31, 2016