The Albert Jerassy University Fellowship provides university students with the opportunity to become essential members of the JFCS Holocaust Center staff. Fellows mentor students, conduct research in the Tauber Holocaust Library and Archives, and create innovative lesson plans. The JFCS Holocaust Center annually reaches more than 20,000 students across Northern California.
Fellows learn to write curriculum, engage high school students in the lessons of the Holocaust, and develop their own interactive workshop to be taught to students participating in a JFCS Holocaust Center program. Fellows work 10 hours a week and occasional evenings and Sundays (October through June). Upon completion, fellows receive a stipend of $5,000 and course credit when applicable.
The application period for the 2017-2018 Albert Jerassy University Fellowship is now closed. Please check back in Summer 2018 for information on next year’s fellowship.
For more information, contact: Yedida Kanfer, Coordinator of Education Services at YedidaK@jfcs.org, 415-449-3748.
Fellowship responsibilities may include the following:
Special support and funding are made possible by the Albert Jerassy University Fellowship Fund.