Global Affairs, Judaic Studies, and Middle East Studies are pleased to announce the Israel Academic Travel Award winners for the summer of 2016. Each student was awarded $1500 to defray the cost of their summer academic travel to Israel.
Congratulations to our awardees!
Jordan Angel: I will be working for Dynamic Shipping as a Finance Intern, spending my time doing academic research about new energy resources and renewable energy.
Yarden Canaan: I will be interning through the Onward Israel program. I expect to be assigned to the Venture Capital firm, ELEVATOR, in Tel Aviv, where I will be called upon to use my skills as an Economics and Applied Math major.
Jennifer Jacobson: I will hold an internship at the Hebrew University's Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace. During my internship, I will be assisting Dr. Micha'el Tanchum in his political research, focusing primarily on European Relations with Middle Eastern countries and particularly how the refugee crisis is altering these relationships.
We look forward to hearing about our awardees' experiences when the return!