The Yiddish Book Center Fellowship Program offers recent college graduates a yearlong professional experience in Yiddish language and Jewish cultural work. Fellows spend a year as full-time staff members, learning valuable professional skills and contributing to the Center’s major projects, working closely with colleagues and supervisors.
Working in one or two main project areas, each fellow brings his or her insight, ingenuity, and energy to help us carry out both established projects and new initiatives. These include:
Apply for the Fellowship Program
The deadline for the 2016-17 Fellowship Program is January 4, 2016, at 9 a.m. To apply, please send:
- Completed application form (submit below)
- Resume or C.V.
- 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: Fellowship Program.)
- 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: Fellowship Program.)
Resume, transcripts, and three letters of reference should be sent electronically to: Megan Kroll, education program assistant, at email@example.com.
Telephone interviews with finalists will be conducted in January and February, and applicants will be notified of our decisions by early March.
QUESTIONS? Contact Gretchen Fiordalice, director of education administration, firstname.lastname@example.org or 413-256-4900, ext. 103.