Hillel International Student Cabinet Application

Application is closed

Student Cabinet.

Hillel International’s Global Student Cabinet embodies diverse facets of the modern Jewish college student voice, drives collaboration between students, and serves as the student stakeholder group representing 550 campuses to Hillel International. The Cabinet values students’ unique experiences in its commitment to serving Hillel's vision of inspiring every Jewish student to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel. Students apply to serve for one-year terms and must re-apply at the end of each term for consideration.

Each student is expected to:

  • Be available for a Skype interview the week of May 7th
  • Participate in an in-person Student Cabinet meeting held each semester; all expenses covered (with a potential third meeting)
  • Commit to a minimum of five hours of work per month, including monthly conference calls
  • Commit to a one year term (Summer 2018 to Spring 2019)
  • Be a full time undergraduate student in good academic standing during the Fall 2018 to Spring 2019 academic school year  
  • Understand Hillel’s mission and vision are as follows:
    • Mission: Enriching the lives of Jewish students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world
    • Vision: We envision a world where every student is inspired to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel
  • Seek to make decisions based on the interests of the larger diverse Jewish student population
  • Make a contribution to Hillel International. Student members are expected to give a minimum gift of $100 to go towards offsetting the costs of Student Cabinet activities. This can be done through a personal gift or fundraising. We do not discriminate based on socioeconomic status. We look forward to helping anyone throughout the fundraising process to meet this goal. If you have questions or concerns please contact studentcabinetrecruitment@hillel.org

A competitive applicant is great at:

  • Listening to everyone’s opinions and asking questions to keep the conversation going
  • Uncovering commonalities even when the situation or group seems divergent or fragmented
  • Translating out their ideas and brainstorms to convert them into learnable experiences
  • Cultivating relationships and connections with a large, diverse group of friends
  • Dreaming big and turning their passion into action

A completed application includes submission of the following materials:

  • Online application form      
  • Resume
  • Recommendation from one professional who has seen applicant in a leadership role and can speak to their abilities submitted to studentcabinetrecruitment@hillel.org
  • Nominations from 10 students

Application is closed