IIP Placements in Israel
Economic Cooperation Foundation
Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
The Economic Cooperation Foundation (ECF) is a policy planning think-tank dedicated to achieving an Israeli-Palestinian two-state solution; to promote peace, security and prosperity for Israel and its Arab neighbors; and to promote Middle East regional stability. ECF's flagship project was a 1991 European Community program that became the blueprint for the Oslo negotiations. The director of ECF led the Oslo negotiations in their first phase, paving the way to the conclusion of the Oslo Accords, on September 13, 1993. Ever since, ECF has been involved with and contributed to all peace efforts, including the recent renewal of Palestinian negotiations on July 30, 2013. ECF seeks to address the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and help promote conflict resolution both from the top down and from the bottom up. In doing so, ECF has been called on by all Israel governments--left, right and center; and works closely with all relevant players from the region and beyond, including the Palestinian Authority, Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Turkey, as well as the U.S., Europe and international and multilateral organizations. The ECF is a non-partisan and non-profit organization. IIP interns' responsibilities differ according to specific projects which could vary from economic development issues for West Bank and Gaza, to regional cooperation with Jordan and Egypt, and security-related arrangements. IIP interns' assignments will include conducting independent research, editing policy proposals and recommendations, drafting briefs/memos on specific issues, contributing to fundraising efforts, and participating in brainstorming sessions with leading experts inn medium-to-long term policy planning, track-II diplomacy, conflict resolution and crisis management. IIP candidates with interests in politics, conflict resolution studies, political economy, Middle East and regional studies, and security studies are encouraged to apply. Skills in Hebrew and/or Arabic would be an asset. Two placements have been created for International Internship Program (IIP) interns.
Location: Yoqneam, Israel
A pioneer in the field of capsule endoscopy, Given Imaging has become a world leader in GI medical devices, offering health care providers a range of innovative options for visualizing, diagnosing, and monitoring the digestive system. The company offers a broad product portfolio including PillCam(R) capsule endoscope for the small bowel, esophagus and colon. The company also offers industry-leading GI functional diagnostic solutions including ManoScan(R) high resolution manometry, Bravo(R) capsule-based pH monitoring, Digitrapper(R) pH-Z monitoring, and SmartPill(R) motility monitoring systems. Given Imaging is committed to delivering breakthrough innovations to the GI community and supporting its ongoing clinical needs. The IIP intern will be a part of the Program Management team. Program Management's objectives are to deliver new products according to a strategic plan by leading, managing, and synchronizing product introductions per the established PLCM process of Gate reviews during the entire life cycle of the product. To accomplish these objectives Program Management drives the PLCM process with inputs from Global Marketing, R&D, the Commercial Regions, and Manufacturing. Additionally Program Management leads or supports timely resolution of customer issues with existing products. IIP candidates with interests in software, electrical engineering, and/or finance are encouraged to apply. One placement has been established for an International Internship Program (IIP) intern.
Location: Haifa, Israel
Intel has recently announced a new feature called “Intel® Processor Trace." Intel platform validation teams require a visualization aid for internal test tools using the trace obtained from this feature. The IIP intern will develop a tool that will be used internally for visualizing the program flow of the App. This tool must be Windows and Linux compatible. This will be custom to specific needs while maintaining flexibility in its SW architecture. IIP candidates with a background in software are encouraged to apply. IT skills in C++ are required. One placement has been established for an International Internship Program (IIP) intern.
The Israel Religious Action Center
Location: Jerusalem, Israel
The Israel Religious Action Center (IRAC) is the legal and advocacy arm of the Reform Movement in Israel. IIP interns will learn about many of the challenges facing Israeli society today and take an active role in IRAC’s efforts to build a more just, tolerant, and pluralistic Israeli society. As an integral member of the resource development and overseas communications department, the IIP interns will participate in communicating IRAC’s vision and current activities to the diaspora by helping write and produce content for IRAC’s newsletters, website, online social networks, and blog. The interns will also gain experience in creating online petitions and letter writing campaigns and participate in producing issue papers and press releases. In addition to working in the IRAC offices, IIP interns will have the unique opportunity to observe IRAC’s staff arguing in the Supreme Court and lobbying in the Knesset. S/he will also be able to participate in Freedom Rides and engage in direct social action. IIP candidates should have interests in Middle Eastern affairs and communications. Skills in Hebrew would be an asset but are not required. Graphic design skills would also be an asset. Three placements have been established for International Internship Program (IIP) interns.
Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
A relative veteran startup in the advertising industry, justAd is the developer of the leading self-service platform to create rich-media ads for mobile and tablet devices. The IIP intern will get to experience ‘startup life’ firsthand, working on a variety of projects, from marketing to account management and customer support. justAd manages hundreds of clients in more than 30 markets around the world and takes pride in their superior customer care and professional services team. justAd never misses a deadline for a client, even if that means working through the night. Their team is comprised of talented designers, marketers, and web developers. IIP candidates with interests in business, marketing, and mass communications are encouraged to apply. IIP candidates should be mobile-savy and have some familiarity with the advertising industry (how it works, value chain, etc.), Microsoft Office, online marketing tools (MailChimp, Google Analytics, Google AdWords, etc) and have basic analytical skills. Technical know-how and social media experience would be an advantage. One placement has been established for an International Internship Program (IIP) intern.
Location: Yokneam, Israel
Mellanox Technologies is a leading company in server and storage interconnect solutions, connecting world leading high-performance, Web 2.0, cloud, database and storage data centers. They are a supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions and services for servers and storage. Mellanox interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by providing the highest throughput and lowest latency, delivering data faster to applications and unlocking system performance capability. Mellanox offers a choice of fast interconnect products: adapters, switches, software and silicon that accelerate application runtime and maximize business results for a wide range of markets including high performance computing, enterprise data centers, Web 2.0, cloud, storage and financial services. Mellanox products influence the lives of people all around the world on a daily basis as they enable the development of better and safer products and new applications – simulations, research, social and others. Mellanox’ advantage comes from its leading edge technology. Mellanox teams drive the interconnect technology pace and are pioneers in what they do. IIP interns will perform literature reviews to independently learn how some device operates and define a work plan for characterization, modeling and algorithmic testing; characterize and build behavioral models for both linear and non-linear devices such as analog and digital circuits as well as optical components; define benchmarks and interfaces between different models and integrate them and test different architectures or algorithmic solutions; and choose algorithms to be tested, code them and provide a proof of concept, along with HW offload suggestions to speed up execution. They are looking for IIP interns who like to innovate and develop cutting edge technology and are Electrical Engineering or Computer Science concentrators. Two placements have been created for International Internship Program (IIP) interns.