Maryland Hillel seeks to engage and strengthen Jewish student leaders on campus through a variety of intensive fellowships. Students partake in ongoing leadership training and seminars in particular topic areas and create programming and experiences for their peers.

Alternative Break Fellowship

  • Are passionate about social justice and know there’s something you can do to make the world a better place.
  • Can facilitate deep, meaningful, and sometimes difficult conversations with your peers.
  • Are good at logistics and details, like planning itineraries!

Apply for the Alternative Break Fellowship to plan and lead international and domestic alternative winter/spring break trips.

Jewish Networking & Engagement (JNET) Team

  • Have big, bold, creative ideas that get other people excited.
  • Are great at talking to strangers and LOVE to play Jewish geography.
  • Want to be part of a group that learns, works, laughs together.

Apply for the Jewish Networking & Engagement Team to create new initiatives on campus to reach and build relationships with uninvolved students.

Tzedek Fellowship

  • Love to volunteer with your friends and know tons of people who love community service.
  • Are passionate about social justice and know there’s something you can do to make the world a better place.
  • Want to get off campus regularly to really connect with the broader community.

Apply for the Tzedek Fellowship to plan ongoing local social justice initiatives like volunteering at High Point High School, Jewish Group Homes, and more.

Hillel Greek Life Council (JGL) Fellowship

  • Love Greek life and have been yearning to make connections between your fraternity/sorority self and Jewish self.
  • Had the best night of your Jewish life at Hillel’s Big Fat Greek Seder.
  • Want to come up with exciting ideas and amazing programs and then pull them off with style.

Apply for the Jews in Greek Life Council to create new and exciting programs tailored to bringing the Jewish Greek community together.

Contact Maiya Chard-Yaron, Assistant Director with any questions about our Fellowships. 

Student Groups

Maryland Hillel has something for everyone – singers, environmental activists, spiritual seekers, people interested in interfaith dialogue, Israel advocates – you name it! We have dozens of on-campus Jewish student groups funded by both Hillel and the University. Groups are run by students for students with the support of our professional staff. And, if you don’t find what you’re looking for, we will help you create it!