By Allie Bernstein, Career Israel Intern
"Could I? No...Well, could I? I mean...well, no. But could I?"
That was my mental state for about a week after I first learned of Masa Israel Journey and the opportunities it offered.
At the time, I was working in social media marketing in Chicago. By a happy coincidence, I found out about Masa Israel on the exact day that I realized I wasn't feeling satisfied with my career. I saw the headline "intern in Israel!" and I realized that doing this would solve two problems in my life at the same time:
I could try out a new career. And since I was thinking about switching industries in a terrible economy, that meant I'd be starting at the bottom as an unpaid intern anyway....