Standing at MIT: You must have a grade-point average of 4.0 or higher.
Culture course: Complete one required course on Israeli history and culture offered or related course before you depart for Israel.
- For undergraduate students, make sure you've registered for one required courses on Israeli history and culture offered or related course. This course must be taken for a grade (no auditing or P/F allowed). Mandatory workshop "Israel: When Challenges Become Opportunities" on March 20 in E40-496 - ONLY for students taking required course in spring 2013.
- For graduate students, please note the mandatory SIP course on March 19, 9am-4pm. Located in E40-418.
Undergraduate students should take one of the following MIT, Harvard or Wellesley courses to fulfill the requirement:
21H.161 The Middle East in the Twentieth Century plus a final project on focused on an internal Israeli topic and take part in a not-for-credit 4-6 hour workshop on March 20. Schedule will be sent in February.
21H.262 Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict plus a final project on focused on an internal Israeli topic and take part in a not-for-credit 4-6 hour workshop on March 20. Schedule will be sent in February.
Harvard University Course
Wellesley College Course
Appropriate courses from other academic institutions may also be accepted.
Duration: 3-month summer internship (10-12 weeks), 6-12 month opportunities available.
Training: Attend several training sessions, 8 hours of Hebrew training and a daylong retreat in the spring addressing topics on Israeli culture and society and practical questions about living in Israel.
Online applications for the summer 2013 are being accepted on a rolling basis.
Please note, there is an extended deadline for a limited number of available internships. If the deadline has passed contact us to see if opportunities are still available.
Please note that MISTI MIT-Israel internships are not open to Israelis or MIT students who have graduated already.