Loveland graduates Isabel Boyle, Maddi Wieler, and Sophie Greenberg spent the summer in Tel Aviv, Israel completing professional internships in their fields.
Three Loveland High School graduates spent this past summer as interns in Israel. They are part of a group of 22 college students from across the Greater Cincinnati area taking part in Onward Israel, a program that places Jewish students in internships in their chosen fields of study in Tel Aviv.
Isabel Boyle, better known as Ibby, is a rising senior at the University of Cincinnati, with a major in Marketing and Operations Management. She was an intern at the Cory Group this summer in Tel Aviv. The Cory Group helps people to launch and advertise their Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns. At her internship, she helped with content creation, script writing, press outreach, and more. Isabel said this basically mimics the creation of a new brand and is helping to teach her vital marketing skills.
Sophie Greenberg will begin her senior year studying Nutrition as well as Management and Leadership at Miami University this fall. She spent the spring semester studying abroad all over Asia and continued her world travels by interning in Tel Aviv this summer. Sophie worked at the Manna Center Program for Food Safety and Security as their marketing and research intern. Her main tasks at her internship included helping out with their summer institute, which is a program for international students that are learning about food safety and security.
Maddi Wieler will be a senior at The Ohio State University, where she studies Marketing and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Maddi spent the spring semester studying abroad in Europe. In Tel Aviv, Maddi was an intern for a company called TAU Innovations. Each year, TAU puts on the biggest conference in Israel with more than 6,000 people and 70 startups competing for a grand prize. Maddi’s jobs at TAU included assisting business development and marketing for the conference.
Onward Israel is made possible through a Cincy Journeys post-high school Israel travel grant funded by The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati with additional funding from the Jewish Agency for Israel. Grants are administered by the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati. Programming is administered by JVS Career Services. Through the Cincy Journeys program, Cincinnati Onward Israel interns are in the unique position of participating in this experience for free.