The Fuel Choices and Smart Mobility Initiative, Israel’s national program for alternative fuels and means of transportation, was launched in 2011 as a joint governmental effort of ten ministries headed by the Prime Minister’s Office. The Initiative aims to establish Israel as a center of know-how and industry in alternative fuels and smart mobility, serving as a showcase to the world. The Initiative derives from Israel’s strategic need, and its ambitious goal, to dramatically decrease the reliance on oil. The program is multidisciplinary in nature and international in scope. The impact performed by Initiative partners within the various government ministries and related agencies is massive: affecting over 500 companies, 300 research groups, and hundreds of entrepreneurs.
The focus of this position will have distinct planning and project management components. The incoming International Relations Fellow will be working towards achieving the Initiative’s third goal to raise awareness and build a global coalition to speed up innovation.
The Fellow will be focused on fostering international collaboration through such projects as:
Qualifications required for the Fellowship
Please note: Israel Government Fellows does not conduct their internship placement process until all participants have been formally accepted. For this reason, IGF cannot guarantee applicants a particular internship position prior to their acceptance. However, the placement process is influenced primarily by participants’ preferences.