The Yiddish Book Center is once again offering two exciting educational opportunities: the Fellowship Program for recent college graduates and the Steiner Summer Program for undergraduates.
The Fellowship Program offers talented young college graduates who are passionate about Yiddish language and culture the opportunity to work at the Book Center for a year. As paid, full-time staff members, fellows provide content for existing programs and spearhead new ones, while continuing their education in Yiddish language, literature, and culture. Applicants should have strong backgrounds in Jewish studies or related disciplines and a working knowledge of Yiddish. Application deadline: January 2, 2012. For more information, please visit http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/fellowship-program.
The Steiner Summer Program offers matriculating college students a unique opportunity for a tuition-free, seven-week intensive course in Yiddish language and culture. Beginning and intermediate students will be immersed in language study, and will also study the history, literature, culture, and music of the Jews of Central and Eastern Europe. Application process will be open soon. For more information, please visit http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/steiner-summer-program.