Fellowships, Internships, and Leadership Opportunities

Israel Learning cohorts 

This year we are launching two new Israel cohorts: 

Kol Yisrael -   a 6-week educational opportunity for students to explore the multitude of cultures that make Israel such a special place. During this experience, students will have the opportunity to learn about different community groups cultures, ethnicities, and minorities that live in Israel. 

Unpacking the Conflict - a 6-week educational opportunity for students to dive into all elements of the geo-political conflicts of Israel and its neighbors.  Students will also be given guidance as to how they can advocate with confidence and learn how to have productive conversations with those who have different perspectives about Israel. 


Questions - contact Nofar Abutbul.

The application for Israel Learning Cohorts Fall 2022 is now closed. Please contact Nofar with any questions or if you are interested in applying for a future cohort.


J-Squads are small groups (4-6 students per group) made up of students from different years connected by similar interests. Groups will meet regularly, approximately once per month, for dinner, activities on campus or to celebrate a birthday or holiday. Members of the group will plan their own activities with some funding from UF Hillel. You'll get to know one another, and build a community.


Questions - contact Cara Levin.

Jewish Learning Fellowship (JLF)

The Jewish Learning Fellowship (JLF) is an 8-week experiential, conversational seminar for students looking to deepen their understanding of Judaism on their own terms. We’re interested in asking big questions. We make no claims about the “right” way to practice or not to practice Judaism. Our job is to help you explore the tradition in a safe space and find your own place, on your terms, in Judaism’s Great Conversation.  

If you have previously taken JLF, we offer a second JLF course as well. Space is limited, apply early!


Questions - contact Lana Kolchinsky.

The Application for JLF Fall 2022 is now closed. Please contact Lana with any questions or if you are interested in applying for a future cohort.

Leaders of Change

Leaders of Change (LOC) is an immersive leadership development experience for passionate, first year students who want to strengthen their leadership skills and help shape Jewish life on campus. 


Questions - contact Lana Kolchinsky.

Student Leadership Application

As UF Hillel works to increase student leadership opportunities and awareness of options for community involvement, we are launching a new, streamlined Student Leadership Application process.

This application includes leadership options across many different areas at UF Hillel. Please read through the information below which includes student groups, positions, and descriptions of responsibilities. If you are interested in doing so, you are able to apply to multiple positions, although we encourage students to consider their other commitments outside of Hillel and ensure you will be able to follow through with all commitments.

Opportunities for leadership within the following Hillel initiatives are included in this application. More specific information for each is included on the application.

Challah for Hunger

Eco Ambassadors

Engagement Interns

Israel Ambassadors

Jewish Greek Council


Religious Life Committee

Service Engagement Interns (Previously Repair the World Interns)

Spread Cream Cheese Not Hate® Directors

UF Hillel Student Cabinet

If you have any questions in general about the application process, please be in touch with Stefani Rozen, UF Hillel Associate Director.