Academic Year Internship

Academic year interns walk beside students and families for a longer duration during the school year.

Monday-Friday:

  • Intern class: exploring urban and social justice issues
  • Discipleship and mentoring
  • Bible study, worship and prayer
  • After school program (1st-5th grade and 6th-8th grade)
  • Intentional relationship building with youth and families

Saturday-Sunday:

  • Trips and activities with youth in the community

Academic Year Dates:

September 9th, 2019-May 22nd, 2020
September 8th, 2020 to May 21st, 2021
*Interns may apply to come in at the start of January

Application fee: $30
(apply by March 30th for only $20)
Fill the application on HERE.
Pay by online here or mail a check

For more information contact:  Salima Watson

To fill the application out online visit the Intern Application page.

FAQ

Q: What is the cost?
A: There is no direct cost to participate in an UrbanPromise internship.  However, interns are asked to identify potential 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.

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