Masa Israel Journey 2021

October 23, 2020 by J-Wire Newsdesk
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We can all agree that 2020 has been difficult for us all but among young adults we are undoubtedly seeing an increase in unemployment, mental health issues, difficult remote learning for university students and just a general decline in social well-being.

Since the pandemic began, Masa Israel Journey, the leader in immersive career development and leadership experiences in Israel for young adults, has seen a significant global increase in young Jewish adults flocking to Israel to study, intern, volunteer or teach. Young adults are realising now is the perfect time to develop their personal and professional aspirations, and Israel is the answer.

Since Masa’s founding in 2004 by the Prime Minister’s Office of the Government of Israel, together with The Jewish Agency for Israel and with the generous support of Keren Hayesod (UIA), over 160,000 young adults from more than 60 countries have experienced Israel, like a true local. Masa programs, being 5+ months in length are immersive Israel experiences where participants authentically live and breath the Israeli way of life, soaking in the culture and learning the language.

Masa offers young adults the opportunity to intern, volunteer, work, study, learn Hebrew, travel and create a global network of friends. Whether you are interested in studying at one of Israel’s top universities, developing your career path with a prestigious internship, fostering social change through grass-root volunteering, or getting paid to teach English to Israeli school kids on an exclusive teaching fellowship – Masa has an opportunity for you. Masa participants enjoy the perks of an international experience, a boosted CV, a global network of friends, leadership building and professional and personal development. Masa also provides generous grants and scholarships to ensure programs are accessible to all young Jewish adults.

With the increase in demand for young adults wanting to head to Israel, Masa will be showcasing all of its programs at the Masa Israel Journey Virtual Career Fair on the 1st of November. The fair is an opportunity for young Jewish adults across Australia to hear about the incredible personal and professional opportunities available to them in Israel in 2021.

Some of the programs showcased at the career fair are; Eco Israel where one can earn a permaculture certificate living and work on an ecological farm in central Israel, career internships in all fields and industries (from Law to Real Estate to pharmaceuticals to Architecture), to Masa Tech. MasaTech is a brand new career opportunity for those with a coding or computer science background. Participants receive 2 months pre-training and are then placed in very well paid jobs in Israel’s high tech ecosystem.

Sarit Braver, the local Australian Masa Israel Journey representative is encouraging young adults to attend the fair ‘Israel has exclusively opened its borders to Masa fellows and we are positively optimistic that our Australian borders will open in 2021. If this is not the case, travel exemptions to leave Australia are being provided for those relocating for more than 3 months, we are therefore inviting young adults looking for a change, a new direction, looking to live abroad and experience Israel like never before to join us on the 1st of November and to start looking towards their future’

Masa Israel programs are available to those aged 18 – 30 years of age with the exception of Masa Israel Teaching Fellows (MITF), a 10 month, paid teaching fellowship, open to those aged 21-35 years of age and MasaTech, which is open to those aged 21 – 40 years of age.

Register for the Masa Israel Virtual Career at www.israelprograms.com.au

The Zionist Federation of Australia is the local partner of Masa Israel Journey.

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