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    BIRTHRIGHT ISRA​EL EXCEL

    An elite 10-week summer fellowship program in Israel for college students and graduating seniors who are pursuing careers in business and/or technology.


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    Israeli Peers
    Register for the 2015
    Info Session taking place at the IDC on December 1st!


    *The application for Israeli Peers will be open from December1-31st *

    The application for North American
    Excel Fellows is now open!

    *The program dates are June 1- August 6th

     

    • SELECT SUMMER BUSINESS INTERNSHIP

      Birthright Israel Excel was created to develop a cadre of future Jewish leaders; to deepen the ties of participants to the State of Israel; and to foster the development of a think tank of innovative ideas with collaboration between international and Israeli companies.

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    • CONTINUING FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

      As students return from their internships in Israel, they become part of the Birthright Israel Excel Leadership Network. As part of this network, the participants convene for an annual retreat where they meet with prominent business leaders, politicians and leadership educators.

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    • ISRAELI PEERS​

      Israeli students can apply to be a part of the Birthright Israel Excel program as an "Israeli Peer". This is an exclusive opportunity to meet with leaders in the Israeli business world and build one-on-one connections with your peers from abroad.

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      • TESTIMONIAL

        FROM A PARTICIPANT

        I knew that Excel would provide me with invaluable work experience, but I did not expect to create so many life-long friendships with Israelis and Americans

        Victor V., 2013
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        FROM A PARTICIPANT

        I embarked upon this journey with the intention of strengthening my personal identity as a Jew, a leader and future businessman

        Steven G., 2011
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        FROM A PARTICIPANT

        Combining my love of Israel and Jewish people with my love for business and entrepreneurship truly made this summer one that I will never forget

        Ilan R., 2013
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        FROM AN ISRAELI PEER

        The program's strength lies in its ability to combine professional content with social opportunities: a winning combination which united us as a group.

        Ammie W., 2013
      • TESTIMONIAL

        FROM A PARTICIPANT

        Working in a professional setting in Israel helped me to understand and develop my strengths as an aspiring professional

        Benjamin B., 2011
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        FROM A PARTICIPANT

        The work experience I gained, the people I met, the connections I made, and the amazing time I had touring Israel was an invaluable experience

        Todd A., 2011
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        FROM A PARTICIPANT

        Excel introduced me to dozens of preeminent Israeli business, military, and political leaders. 40 inspiringly-motivated North Americans are paired with 40 incredible Israelis, ...

        Elissa L., 2014
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        FROM A PARTICIPANT

        I sat in on a dozen pitches by startup companies, and not only learned about industry trends, but also picked the brains of venture capitalists

        Caroline B., 2012
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