Recruitment Network

WELCOME TO the North American Alumni Recruitment Network!

Hello, North American Arava alumni! Did you know you can have a significant impact on how many North American students apply to study at the Arava Institute each semester? It’s true: as an Arava alum, you understand and embody the ethos that Nature Knows No Borders. By joining the Alumni Recruitment Network and sharing your stories, whether in person or through social media, you can bring the Arava Institute to life for dozens of young people.

With your help, we can increase our North American student numbers significantly, and accept more Middle Eastern students as a result. Join the Alumni Recruitment Network and help us continue our mission of working across borders to build a more peaceful and sustainable world.

It’s easy!

  • Please use the resources below to assist your outreach.
  • Remember to copy or blind copy Ari on your emails, so he can keep track of the Recruitment Network’s progress.
  • Please refer interested students to Ari so he can follow up.
  • Let Ari know if the students you encouraged submitted an application!

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Are you still in touch with some of your former professors? If so, send them an email letting them know about the impact the Arava Institute had on you, and ask them to spread the word to their current students. Even if you’re no longer in touch with professors at your alma matter don’t underestimate the effect that an email from you can have! If you need help locating the right contacts let Ari know.

Please remember to copy Ari on these emails.

University Outreach Email Template

Please also send an email out to your personal networks inviting them to spread the word about the Arava Institute. Please remember to copy Ari on these emails.

Personal Contacts Outreach Email Template

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A personal phone call is a great way to communicate the importance of the Arava Institute to your former professors. Even if you’re no longer in touch with professors at your alma matter don’t underestimate the effect that a phone call from you can have! If you need help locating the right contacts let Ari know.

After your phone call, please send your contact a follow-up email and copy Ari.

University Outreach Phone Script

University Follow-Up Email Template

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One of the easiest ways to spread the word about the Arava Institute is through social media. First, share one of the posts of tweets from our Arava Facebook page and Twitter page. Then, add your own message announcing that the Arava Institute is currently accepting applications. Seeking inspiration? Use the social media templates below.

Social Media templates

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Giving a presentation about the Arava Institute is one of the best ways to reach prospective students and interns. Please let Ari know if you would like to give a presentation at your alma mater or a local university.

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Send this Arava Institute digital brochure to any of your contacts who want to learn more. You can also print this out, double sided, to use as a supplement when you give a presentation.

Arava Institute Digital Brochure

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The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies

Kibbutz Ketura
D.N. Hevel Eilot 88840, Israel 
TEL 972-8-6356618
FAX 972-8-6356634
EMAIL info@arava.org

Friends of the Arava Institute

1320 Centre Street, Suite 206
Newton Centre, MA 02459, USA
TEL 1-617-266-7100
EMAIL info@friendsofarava.org

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