Apply to the Development Fellowship

The Yiddish Book Center is accepting applications for a yearlong fellowship in development and fundraising. Fellows will gain hands-on, paid experience and professional training. The goal of the fellowship is to mentor the next generation of fundraising professionals interested in working in the Jewish cultural space. 
 
The fellowship is open to recent college and master’s program graduates. Applicants should have good communication and writing skills and an interest in learning about the development profession. A commitment to the mission of the Yiddish Book Center is required, and a background in Jewish studies is preferred.

The deadline to apply to the Development Fellowship is July 1, 2017. (Start date is negotiable.) To apply, please submit:

  • Completed application form, including your CV/Resume (below)
  • Official academic transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate work, sent directly by the college or university. (Note: if the university is unable to send by email, we will accept by fax to 413-256-4700, or mail to Yiddish Book Center, 1021 West St., Amherst, MA 01002, USA, attention: Development Fellowship.)
  • Three reference letters (including at least one from an academic instructor and at least one from a professional supervisor), sent directly by the recommenders. (Note: if the recommender is unable to send by email, we will accept by fax to 413-256-4700, or mail to Yiddish Book Center, 1021 West St., Amherst, MA 01002, USA, attention: Development Fellowship.)

Transcripts and three letters of reference should be sent electronically to [email protected].

QUESTIONS? Contact Zvi Jankelowitz, director of institutional advancement, at [email protected].

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The Personal Statement is intended to give us a picture of you as an individual. Tell us about your educational, professional, and cultural experiences; new opportunities and experiences you would like to have; and why you are interested in the field of development at a Jewish cultural organization. 2000 word maximum.
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