- 18 years of age or above
- Good academic and disciplinary standing at Penn State
- 3.0 cumulative GPA or better at the time of application review
- Sophomore standing or above at the start of the program
Tel Aviv University’s seven-week internship program is tailored to a student's academic field and professional interests. While interning, a student will receive academic credit and participate in a professional workshop specializing in career development, organizational behavior and cultural differences in the workplace.
The TAU Internship Coordinator works with each student individually to create a customized internship opportunity that is tailored to their academic and professional interests. In addition, the coordinator supports students throughout the process, ensuring that both the intern’s and the organization’s expectations are aligned and the experience is mutually beneficial.
Tel Aviv is the industry hub in Israel and boasts a global reputation for innovation and growth. TAU students have the unique opportunity to participate in a customized internship that is tailored to their specific academic and professional interests. Whether your passion is Business, Technology, Political Science, NGOs or more, the TAU Internship Coordinator will connect you with an internship that will offer a unique and engaging experience.
Summer: early June - early August
Refer to the program website for the specific dates, if available.
Expand your horizons as you live and explore the growing city of Tel Aviv. Tel Aviv and its booming population, innovative spirit, edginess, beautiful beaches, and 24-hour lifestyle gives the city a cosmopolitan flair that makes it a perfect destination to spend a summer while studying at a world class institution. Located in the heart of Israel, Tel Aviv has easy access to the entire country.
TAU’s campus is centrally located in the Ramat Aviv neighborhood, a short twenty minute bus ride or even a short twenty minute bike ride away from the city center.
Education Abroad in Countries with a Penn State Restricted Travel Designation
In order to comply with Penn State’s International Travel Policy, students interested in studying abroad in countries that Penn State has designated as “restricted” for travel, a petition for a waiver must be submitted. Once a petition is complete, and if the student is approved for the study on the program in question, the student may be asked to meet with the Director of Education Abroad and the petition will be reviewed by the Penn State International Restricted Travel Committee (IRTC). The necessary petition will be included in the online application process for this program. To see if your program is taking place in a restricted travel country, please visit the Penn State Global website.
Students participating in TAU International Summer Programs are eligible to live in Einstein dormitories, adjacent to campus (based on availability). The cost of housing for this 7-week program is billed monthly and details are available on the TAU website. The dormitories are small apartments with two bedrooms in each apartment (two students share each bedroom; four students total per apartment). Each suite is furnished and includes an air conditioner, cable TV, wireless internet, a small kitchenette, and a shared bathroom and shower.
Please note that the following items are not supplied by TAU in any of the housing: Pillows, Linens (sheets, pillowcases), Towels, Kitchen utensils, Household goods (such as dishtowels, cleaning supplies, etc.).
Independent housing is not permitted on this program. There will be no exceptions.
There is no inclusive meal plan at Tel Aviv University. There are several supermarkets nearby, as well as shops that sell prepared foods. University subsidized cafeterias on campus serve excellent kosher meals at very reasonable prices. There are plenty of restaurants and cafés in close proximity to the campus. More information on where to purchase your food you can read here.