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Military Opportunities for Rabbinical and Cantorial Students

If you’re pursuing rabbinic or cantorial ordination, consider participating in the Chaplain Candidate Program, which will add an entirely different facet to your education, your professional endeavors as a member of the clergy, and your life.

Interested? Contact us and a JWB rabbi will get right back to you.

As a military chaplain candidate (intern), you will:

  • Learn to support the spiritual needs of our nation’s armed forces
  • Be commissioned as an officer in the U.S. military and develop leadership skillsthat come along with military rank
  • Receive competitive pay and benefits for training and internship time
  • Be eligible for generous scholarships that cover tuition, books and fees (requires a commitment to active service following ordination)
  • Experience the rewards and challenges of working on a diverse team alongside chaplains of other faiths
  • Serve at installations near or far from home, with travel on active duty training tours paid for by the government
  • Have no obligation to the military following ordination
  • Have a head start in training, as well as significant pay advantages, if you choose active duty or reserve chaplaincy following ordination

Scholarships are available!

Interested? Contact us and a JWB rabbi will get right back to you.