Claude Lee Massey

Tips to Find a Job in Israel as a Student

If you’re a student in Israel and you’re looking for a job… there are certainly options available to you. Inside of this short article, I will share a few tips on how you can expedite the process of finding a job in Israel as a student.

Let’s get into it!

1.  Look for Jobs in Your Field of Study

One of the best ways to find a job in Israel is to look for opportunities in your field of study. Whether you’re studying engineering, business, or another field, there are likely to be job opportunities available.

In my opinion, the best fields to work in Israel are  Hi-Tech and Sales. Therefore, if you happen to be studying in any of the fields around these professions (see above), you certainly are already off to a good start.

2.  Check Online Job Boards

There are many online job boards that list job openings/opportunities in Israel for students. Here are just a few of the websites that allow you to filter your search for job opportunities by category, location, and other criteria you might have:

I highly suggest checking out these online job boards, and any other online job boards you can find, to make it easier to find job in Israel.

3.  Attend Job Fairs

Job fairs are a great opportunity to connect with multiple employers at one time, in a single location. Many universities and colleges in Israel hold job fairs during the school year which will give you the change to meet with job recruiters and learn about potential job opportunities in your field.

Bonus Job Fair tip – You can search for upcoming job fairs at these two useful websites:

4.  Network With Others

Networking is an important part of finding a job in any country, and Israel is no exception. Talk with your professors, classmates, friends, and everyone else you know to see if they know about job opportunities that might be a good fit for you.

In addition, you can also use social media platforms like Facebook or LinkedIn to connect with possible future employers and other industry professionals. Furthermore, the connections you make on these websites might prove to valuable in the future in unseen ways.

5.  Consider Internships

If you’re having trouble finding a job, consider applying for an internship. This can be a great way to gain experience and make connections in your industry + there might be a potential for the internship to turn into a paid position.

6.  Perform Follow Up’s

After applying for jobs, make sure to follow up with potential employers to show your interest in the position. This can help you stand out from other candidates and increase your chances of getting hired.

7.  Be Flexible

Finding a job in Israel can be difficult, so it’s important to be flexible and open to different opportunities. Consider jobs that may not be in your exact field of study, but can give you transferable skills towards your future.  In addition, try to stay willing to travel to work in different locations… if necessary.

Good Luck Job Hunter!  🙂

About the Author
A Los Angeles native who made Aliyah 10+ years ago, Claude Lee Massey is a Life Coach and Career Consultant with a focus on helping new immigrants in Israel. Mr. Massey is also a “how-to” blogger, video content creator, and the author of two books: “Sell, I Dare You!” and "The Candlelit Road" - available on Amazon.
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