Israel Tech Challenge is a joint venture between Israel’s National Cyber Bureau, the Jewish Agency for Israel, Masa Israel, private and corporate donors. We locate the Jewish world’s brightest tech students and young professionals and invite them to Israel to learn, intern and work in the high-tech industry. The program gives students the opportunity to learn from leading Israeli industry players and academics, combining inspiration and networking with actual hands-on coding experience.
Tech Challenge Fellows Program
The Tech Challenge Fellows Program is a heavily subsidized, 10-month professional opportunity for exceptional Computer Science or Engineering graduates with some experience to acquire advanced tech skills in Israel. This career-boosting elite program, in partnership with Israel’s leading tech companies, is designed to help you master a whole new set of programming skills.
If you fit our selective criteria, the Tech Challenge Fellows program will take you a step forward in your personal and professional journey and will connect you to Israel’s dynamic high-tech community through international experience, hands-on high-tech training, and networking with like-minded peers.
The program includes two consecutive parts:
Part One: 5-month high-level tech training in the fields of Data Science and Cyber Security provided by leading high-tech companies.
Part Two: 5-month paid internship in leading high-tech and start-up companies such as: Google, PayPal, Checkpoint, Intel, WIX, Billguard, Cybereason and more, tailored to your interests and skills.
Throughout the program: Full accommodations in the Tel Aviv area, trips and educational activities with peers from all around the world, and networking with professionals
We offer you:
Elite Participation We select exceptional, talented young adults with impressive backgrounds and great potential in the high-tech fields, after a rigorous selection process.
Intensive Tech Training given by leading local and multi-national companies, industry professionals, academics and tech-entrepreneurs in the fields of software, networks, cyber security, big-data analytics, cloud computing, machine learning, reverse engineering and more.
Exclusive Exposure to the Start -Up Nation through meetings with organizations in high-tech, academia and the defense community, you’ll gain exposure to a broad array of Israel’s most cutting-edge technologies including FinTech, digital health, cyber security, bio-med and clean-tech.
Meaningful 5-Month Paid Internships after completing an elite training program, you’ll put your skills in action, interning in Israel’s leading international high-tech companies. Enjoy high-level mentoring, and hand-in-hand guidance.
Integration Enjoy full immersion in Israeli society (especially Tel Aviv cultural life), an Ulpan program to develop your Hebrew skills, trips, social and educational programming.
Are you ready for the journey? Browse Tech Challenge Fellows’ internship positions today!
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