Kibbutz Ulpan for College Graduates


Kibbutz Ulpan for college graduates is a 5 month long program for young adults aged 22-35.

Participants live on kibbutz Tzuba, study Hebrew, work on the kibbutz/intern in Jerusalem, tour and hike around Israel, experience kibbutz life and make new friends from around the world.



Ulpan Kibbutz Tzuba offers participants the opportunity to do an INTERNSHIP.

Participants live on the kibbutz, study Hebrew and when other ulpan participants go to work on the kibbutz, interns will travel to their intern placement in JERUSALEM.

INTERNSHIP opportunities are available in a wide range of professional fields. Here follows a list of possibilities (**see below for more details):

  • Digital media coordinator – Sector: Education 
  • Graphic and web designer- Sector: Education 
  • Social Media Coordinator- Sector: Israeli Politics
  • Marketing Coordinator- Sector: Hi-Tech/Start-up
  • Sales Associate- Sector: Tech/Start-up
  • Programming Engineer- Sector: Tech/Start-up
  • Physiotherapist Assistant- Sector: Bio tech/ Medical
  • Marketing Intern- Sector: Non-profit Education
  • Web Developerfor e-commerce – Sector: Hi-Tech/Start-up
  • Graphic Designer for e-commerce – Sector: Hi-Tech/Start-up 
  • Social media manager – Sector: Fashion Industry
  • Blog Content Writer – Sector: Fashion Industry
  • Market Researcher- Sector: Fashion Industry

Program Cost: Participants who qualify for a Masa grant pay only $3,500 (USD)!

The actual list price is $7,500 (USD). Masa funding (for participants aged of 22-30) is $3,000 (USD). In addition, the program organizer provides an additional scholarship of $1,000 (USD). So grab your chance!

Payment for the program is due four weeks prior to the start date of the Ulpan.

Grant/scholarship: Masa scholarships are available for those who qualify. Go to for more information.

Pre-requisite: Applicants must provide proof of college education.

Additional info: Ulpan Kibbutz Tzuba accepts individuals and married couples without children.  The Kibbutz is equipped with a kosher kitchen and serves kosher food.

New Immigrants: If you plan on making ALIYAH (moving to Israel) upon arrival to Kibbutz Ulpan, please contact Nefesh B’Nefesh as this office only works with TOURISTS.


**List of Internship opportunities available for the upcoming session, April 27th, 2017 – October 1st, 2017:

1) Digital media coordinator

Sector: Education

Position: Digital Media Coordinator:

Manage/create content of department website

Administration of department online activities

Marketing and branding of department and its activities

Assistance in additional department projects on a need for basis


Relevant University experience (1-3 years completed)

Marketing and research background

Understanding of digital marketing platforms

Experience in online content creation and management

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Mastery of English

Previous involvement with International Jewish Zionist Organizations


2) Graphic and web designer in the educational sphere

Sector: Education

Position: Web and Graphic Designer:

Graphic design for department website

Create images, banners, logo’s, letter heads and forms

Create registration and information forms for department delegations, courses, seminars and conferences.


Relevant University experience (1-3 years completed)

Graphic design and content creation background

Understanding of digital marketing platforms

Experience in online content creation and management

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Mastery of English

Previous involvement with International Jewish Zionist Organizations


3) Social Media Management for an Israeli Political Organization

Sector: Israeli Politics

Position: Social Media Coordinator:

Manage the social media accounts

Plan and coordinate events

Administrative tasks

Coordinate with other leaders


Native English speaker

Advanced writing skills

Background in political advocacy/activity

Previous experience creating digital content

Ability to work 2-3 days per week


4) Marketing Coordinator for trading company

Sector: Tech/ Start Up

Position: Marketing Coordinator:

Manage marketing operations

Edit content and perform other editorial tasks

Creative content writing and editing

Social media marketing and research


Background in marketing

Mastery of English language

Previous experience in managing digital content


5) Sales Associate for trading company

Sector: Tech/ Start up

Position: Sales Associate:

Sales development

Develop and implement an effective sales strategy


Previous experience in sales

Background in trading

Positive and motived individual


6) Engineer for trading company

Sector: Tech/ Start up

Position: Programming Engineer:

JavaScript developer


Data scientist

Machine learning engineer

Delivering concepts and designs

Working directly with developers and product managers to conceptualize, test and build products


Previous engineer experience of 1-3 years minimum

Extensive knowledge of engineering programs

Programming background

Previous experience in trading company an asset


7) Assistant to Physiotherapist

Sector: Bio tech/ Medical

Position: Physiotherapist Assistant:

Transporting patients from rehabilitation ward to the physiotherapy department

Supervising patients while they exercise with virtual reality systems

Helping in operating and supervising the robotic gait rehabilitation system

Helping and supervising in the rehabilitation gym

Assisting in the movement laboratory

Assisting physiotherapists in the pool (optional)


Background in the medical field

Previous experience working in physiotherapy an asset

Basic knowledge of Hebrew


8) Educational marketing intern in a non-profit

Sector: Education

Position: Marketing Intern:

Complete a thorough assessment of current advertising performance

Work with internal marketing team on creative spec requirements

Delivery of digital campaigns

Responsible for writing 8 articles per month on a variety of topics

Create and manage social media advertising campaigns and Google Adwords campaigns

Ensure that campaigns, assets, communications and messaging are aligned with the brand guidelines and tone of voice

Perform quality assurance/quality control checks on campaigns to ensure that they have been set up correctly and are delivering on pace

Provide weekly/monthly delivery reports detailing campaign status

Measure and optimize your paid media efforts across all channels and turn those insights into future campaigns and recommendations

Help develop an advertising strategy and roadmap to grow audience and user base while maintaining a positive user experience

Evaluate new technologies, market trends and industry best practices

Be a key contributor to the overall marketing department, with a focus on social media expansion


Creative, sharp and compassionate individuals

Previous experience in social media marketing

Understanding of digital marketing platforms

A self-starter but loves teamwork

Passionate about social media and growing our online following

Advance writing skills, comfortable with both, press releases, self interest articles and script writing as needed

Enjoy taking pictures and comfortable with a camera

Familiar with Google Adwords and Google Analytics, or the passion to learn

Have strong Excel or Google Spreadsheet skills

Ability to quickly learn new tools to put them to work

A love for organization, planning, problem-solving, project management, and time management skills

Very detail-oriented in your day-to-day work but also have a firm grasp of the broader digital advertising landscape

Strong attention to detail with a mind for quality first

An independent thinker who is intellectually persistent

A natural wordsmith with a passion to create clever headlines

Desire to interview students outside of the office, comfortable with travelling across the city


9) Programming intern for e-commerce platform

Sector: High tech/ start up

Position: Web developer:

Working closely with lead programmer and CTO

Access to the heart of the product and code

Handling servers


Knowledge in JavaScript

Experience with Node JS

Availability for an extended period of time

Flexibility to work 2-3 days per week


10) Graphic design intern for e-Commerce platform

Sector: High tech/ start up

Position: Graphic designer:

Working closely with product manager and creative director

Working with large clients

Creating product designs


Knowledge in Illustrator

Background in UI/UX

Orientation to the e-Commerce industry

Prior experience with user research and testing

Fast product design iterations with existing product

Personal orientation towards design


11) Social media manager for fashion industry

Sector: Fashion

Position: Social Media Manager

Create posts for various social media platforms


Passion for fashion

Understanding of social media marketing

Prior experience in digital content creation


12) Fashion Blog Content Writer 

Sector: Fashion

Position: Fashion Blog Writing:

Responsible for writing blogs for the ‘cover girl blog’

Posting several times a week to over hundreds of readers


Background in journalism or blogging

Mastery of English

Basic knowledge of Hebrew

Passion for fashion


13) Market Research for a fashion company

Sector: Fashion

Position: Market Researcher:

Customer and market research

Build marketing personas


Background in research

Analytic skills

Mastery of Microsoft office programs


Please contact Emma at to receive application forms

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