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internships and job placement

internship program

Maharat has a comprehensive internship placement program, providing students with practical experience working in synagogues, schools, and communal organizations. Learning in the field benefits both students and the community

while also opening up communities to the idea of Orthodox women in positions of spiritual leadership. In addition to their internships, students are often featured as Scholars-in-Residence, panelists, and teachers at Jewish communal institutions.


Current and past internship placements include:




ACT Jewish Community - Canberra, Australia

Anshe Sholom B’nai Israel Congregation - Chicago, IL

Bais Abe Congregation - St Louis, MI

Base Hillel - New York, NY

Beth David Congregation - West Hartford, CT

Beth Sholom Congregation - Potomac, MD

B’nai Israel Synagogue - Baltimore, MD

Congregation Ramath Orah - New York, NY

Congregation Shaar Hashomayim - Montreal, Quebec

Hampstead Synagogue, London, England

Hebrew Institute of Riverdale - Bronx, NY

Hebrew Institute of White Plains - White Plains, NY

Kehilat Rayim Ahuvim - New York, NY

Mishkan - London, England

Netivot Shalom - Baltimore, MD

Netivot Shalom - Teaneck, NJ

Ohev Sholom: The National Synagogue - Washington, DC

Stanton Street Synagogue - New York, NY

United Orthodox Synagogues of Houston - Houston, TX




Columbia/Barnard Hillel

Harvard Hillel

Hillels of Westchester

Hillel International Office of Innovation

Hunter College Hillel

Ithaca College Hillel



Jewish Education Organizations

Aleph Beta

Global Day of Jewish Learning

Hadassah Brandeis Institute

Mechon Hadar

One-Night Shtender

Shalom Hartman Institute of North America



Jewish Communal Organizations

Immerse NYC - New York, NY

Marlene Meyerson JCC of Manhattan - New York, NY

Methodist Home for Nursing & Rehabilitation - Bronx, NY

Pearlstone Center - Reisterstown, MD



Chaplaincy Programs

New York Presbyterian Hospital

Rikers Island Correctional Facility



Job Placement

Maharat is regularly contacted by Jewish organizations who are seeking to hire our graduates.  Our staff and supporters are active in helping to match our graduates with synagogues, schools, hospitals and Jewish institutions which are the best fit for their skills and interests.  Current employers include:




Anshe Sholom B’nai Israel Congregation - Chicago, IL

Beth David Congregation - West Hartford, CT

Beth Sholom Congregation - Potomac, MD

Beth Tfiloh Congregation - Baltimore, MD

B’nai David-Judea Congregation - Los Angeles, CA

Congregation Beth Israel - Berkeley, CA

Congregation Shaar Hashomayim - Montreal, Canada

Hebrew Institute of Riverdale - Riverdale, NY

Ohev Sholom: The National Synagogue - Washington, DC

Prospect Heights Synagogue - Brooklyn, NY

Walnut Street Synagogue - Boston, MA



Jewish Day Schools

SAR High School - Riverdale, NY



Jewish Post-Secondary Educational Institutions


Midreshet Ein HaNatziv


Yeshivat Maharat




Hillels of Greater Westchester



Jewish Communal Organizations

Bender JCC of Greater Washington

Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis

Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta

One-Night Shtender




New York Presbyterian - Weill Cornell Medical Center



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