Academic year interns walk beside students and families for a longer duration during the school year.
- 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
- Trips and activities with youth in the community
Academic Year Dates:
September 8th, 2020-May 22nd, 2021
September 7th, 2021 to May 20th, 2022
*Interns may apply to come in at the start of January
For more information contact: Salima Watson
To fill the application out online visit the Intern Application page.
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.