*Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we have extended the application deadline to May 1st, 2020.*

Cohort III Eligibility

Midcareer JCC, Federation, JCRC and AJC professionals are eligible to apply. The characteristics of successful candidates to the program include:

  • Proven track records of leadership
  • High ethical standards, creativity, intellectual capacity
  • Passion for Jewish communal life
  • Ages 28-55, and on track for executive leadership of an organization of any size, or a senior leadership position in a large organization

Applications for Cohort III

Phase I is open through May 1, 2020. The Phase I application requires a resume and personal statement. Applicants invited to participate in Phase II will be asked to draft an essay in mid-May.  Finalists will be invited to interview in Boston in September. Please follow the steps below to begin the application process.

(Please note that we have a new application portal this year. If you are re-applying, you will need to create a new username and password).

Step 1: Intent to Apply

Please complete this simple form to indicate your intent to apply to Cohort III of the Mandel Executive Leadership Program.

Step 2: Application

The button below will take you to the application site. Please create an account and proceed. You can save and come back to the application at any point.

“As the world changes, our programs will change, but the need for enlightened, informed leadership will never go away.”

Morton L. Mandel, Chairman and CEO, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation