Slifka is hiring interns! Below are the positions, please take a look. If you are interested in any of these roles, send an email to or with the role in the subject line and a few sentences about why you’re interested. We will follow up with you!

Reform Chavurah Intern – Managed by Rachel

The Reform Chavurah Intern supports the functioning and flourishing of Slifka’s Reform community. This includes logistical responsibilities such as maintaining the Reform email list, sending out weekly emails in advance of services, setting up or getting supplies for services or events, creating a calendar for service leading, and more. They will work closely with Rachel, Associate Jewish Chaplain and Reform Clergy person, to ensure that students know and are excited about Reform services and programming, and that those who attend receive follow-up engagement. They will also support community-building activities among the Reform Chavurah, planning, advertising, and implementing at least one social or outreach event each semester. The Reform Intern will represent the Reform Chavurah at G?!d Squad meetings and will support community-wide holiday planning. The Reform Chavurah Intern is expected to spend 5-7 hours per week on this role and will be compensated at $14.30/hr.

Social Media Intern – Managed by Aviva

The social media intern will create content for Slifka’s Instagram, facebook, and screens in the Slifka building. The intern will be responsible for creating original content as well as content made per the instructions of their supervisor. They will make sure there is a content calendar for the Slifka social media pages that is dynamic and exciting. This intern will also be responsible for creating and posting two student spotlights per month. Along with their work with supervisor, Aviva Green, they will work with Operations Manager, Margarita Nieves, and Student Life Operations Associate, Nick Rivera. The social media intern will be expected to work 5-10 hours per week and will be compensated $14.50/hr. 

Urim Fellowship – Managed by Aviva

Community is one of the central pillars of Judaism. The Urim fellowship recognizes the sacredness of building relationships and Jewish community and invites you to hone your skills in this work. In this fellowship we will meet once a week to build and discuss leadership, community organizing, and human-centered design thinking skills. But most importantly, we will actively be working to build community and foster new relationships among Yale’s Jewish student body. 

There are two spots for Urim Fellows this year. Strong candidates will either have an interest in fostering new relationships and cultivating belonging among Jews of diverse backgrounds. We encourage everyone to apply regardless of your Jewish knowledge and background. Urim Fellows will focus on peer engagement and will be required to reach out to and meet with people who are new to the community.

Fellows will receive $300 stipend for participation. 

Sustainability Intern – Managed by Orly

The Sustainability Interns will work on sustainability initiatives at Slifka. One primary responsibility will include working with Yale and/or New Haven groups to establish and maintain composting in Kikar Schusterman. Other responsibilities include soliciting student thoughts and input on sustainability at Slifka, developing Slifka’s relationship with the Yale Farm, planning programming at the intersection of Judaism and environmentalism, and more based on the intern’s interest and excitement. The Sustainability Intern is expected to spend 5-10 hours a week on this role and will be compensated at $14.30 an hour. To express interest, email Rachel.

Blanksteen Artist Residency Fellowship – Managed by Aviva

These fellows make up the student component of the Blanksteen Artist Residency at Slifka. Students will work with the resident artist on a collaborative project throughout their time with Slifka, which will be featured in the culminating exhibit event at the end of the residency. Students who participate in this cohort will receive a stipend of $200. Sign up here