Internship Program

What is an UrbanPromise Intern?

An extraordinarily talented and diverse team of young people united to serve children and families in Wilmington, Delaware.  UrbanPromise interns build relationships, crush stereotypes and develop a new paradigm of community.

Interns live in community in the neighborhoods of Wilmington for 2 months to 2 years, learning together while serving in UrbanPromise programs.


IMG_4035What will I gain from an UrbanPromise Internship?

  • Hands on experience teaching children
  • Communication skills
  • Organizational and leadership skills
  • Deeper relationship with God
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Gain understanding of the issues that affect urban youth

 

Interns Participate in:IMG_8499

  • Community living in UrbanPromise staff housing
  • Shared meals with your team
  • Devotions and prayer
  • House meetings and maintenance

 

For more information see:  Academic Year Internship
or Summer Internship

To fill out the application online see:
Intern Application

For more information contact:  Salima Watson

FAQ

Q: What is the cost?
A: There is no direct cost to participate in an UrbanPromise internship.  However, interns are asked to identify porential partners to help support them financially and prayerfully.  Interns write letters on a regular basis to keep their supporters informed and involved.

Summer internship development goal: $1,500
Academic Year 1 development goal: $8,000
Academic Year 2 development goal: $10,000

Q: Where will I live?
A: Interns live in UrbanPromise staff housing located in the communities we serve.  Interns share a bedroom with at least one other intern and take part in house meals, house devotions, chores, and other community building experiences.

Q: Can I receive college credit?
A: Yes, many colleges will offer credits for UrbanPormise Internships.  We are more than happy to work with you and your college to meet internship requirements.

Q: What is the schedule like? 
A: Expect a full, structured schedule that has been created for your professional and spiritual growth.  See inside for sample schedule.

Questions? 
Salima Watson, Intern Director
[email protected]

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