Temporary Summer Position - May 24th- September 1st, 2021

Who We Are

Our Generation Speaks (OGS) is a fellowship program and incubator where emerging leaders create high-impact ventures. The fellowship establishes a set of innovative enterprises that generate significant social and economic value while creating a cohort of young Israeli and Palestinian community leaders who cooperate across ethnic and political lines to build shared prosperity within the region. Over the course of a 3-month summer residency at Brandeis University (June 6 - September 1, 2021), OGS Fellows partake in a tailor-made academic program at Brandeis University’s Heller School, develop their startups through our partnership with MassChallenge, MIT’s DesignX and Game Lab, and engage in coaching and mentoring with our accomplished network of Palestinian, Israeli, and American leaders. Visit our website at www.ogspeaks.com

Position Overview

We are seeking an OGS Summer Intern. The Summer Intern will assist in daily operations of all aspects of the 2020 OGS Fellowship including but not limited to: planning and execution of special events, finance, academic program, general administrative tasks and assisting ventures to be created and launched during the 2020 OGS Fellowship. This is a full-time, temporary role focused on supporting the OGS team in the day-to-day running and implementation of all aspects of the fellowship. The ideal candidate will be an undergraduate student interested in non-profit administration, startups, Middle Eastern affairs, and social impact. These positions will report to the Venture Development Manager and Operations Manager.

Tasks & Responsibilities

➢ Reports to Director Of Operations

➢ This position will work closely with the Director of Operations to ensure the smooth and effective running of their daily calendars along with greater Our Generation Speaks needs.

➢ Assists in planning and implementing programming for OGS Summer Fellowship; Create various written communication materials and content during the fellowship

➢ Support daily operations and administrative needs of OGS in cooperation with OGS Staff, including filing, scheduling, printing, data entry, meeting preparation, and other tasks as needed 

➢ Assisting in the planning and executing multiple special events throughout the summer

➢ Work and communicate cohesively with OGS Fellows to ensure efficiency and convenience

➢ Report progress and activities to OGS staff, including the Operations Manager, Venture Development Manager, and Director Of Operations

Desired Skills & Qualifications

➢ Current student of Brandeis University (preferred, but not required)

➢ Proficiency in Google Suite (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, etc.) and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.)

➢ Energetic, enthusiastic, cooperative, and flexible

➢ “Can-do” attitude with a willingness to take initiative and readily adapt to changing circumstances

➢ Committed to the OGS Values and mission, interested in working with Middle Eastern startups and social enterprises


The OGS Summer Intern will work up to 40 hours per week at a rate of $14/hour. This position is temporary and will be engaged from May 24 - September 1st, 2021. Please note that we do not provide accommodation for this position.

If you have any questions or would like to apply, please contact Liron Klein at [email protected]

Please include a resume and cover letter (please make sure you include the name of the position in your message’s subject).

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