Internships

Are you curious about faith, work, and culture and sharpening your professional skills? Denver Institute’s cohort-based internship program combines real-world experience with personal and spiritual growth and opportunities to strengthen your connections across the city. DIFW provides interdisciplinary, whole-person development while interns help meet critical staffing needs in the organization. We love sharing our vision with interns and equipping them with the skills they need to love God and serve their neighbors wherever their callings lead.

Complete the online application form and email your resume to Joanna Meyer, intern director, at [email protected]. Application materials are due Friday, Nov. 12, 2021.

Benefits

-Study biblical foundations of work and culture;
-Discern and develop your calling;
-Gain tools to deepen your spiritual life through work;
-Learn from Denver Institute staff and local and national influencers leading in various industries;
-Receive complimentary admission to Denver Institute events;
-Develop your professional skills through structured feedback from your staff supervisor and a vocational assessment;
-Build your resume and strengthen your professional network working for one of the leading faith and work organizations in the country; and
-Earn an internship stipend of $1,600 per year.

Roles

Interns will serve in one of three program areas. Applicants will  indicate role preferences during the application process. Roles will be assigned based on your skill set and organizational needs.

Communications: Interns serving in communications will help expand DIFW’s messaging to new and existing constituents and support the organization’s primary program areas. Roles include:

Graphic Design

Videography

Classroom/Online Community Management

Writing/Editing

Events: We host two large, day-long national events (Business for the Common Good and Women, Work, & Calling) and nine smaller, local events (Connecting Colorado). You’ll be in the center of the action as you help design the guest experience (registration, hospitality, decor/staging), work with A/V professionals to produce events, support speakers, and manage volunteers. View the events intern job description.

5280 Fellowship: The Fellowship is a nine-month program in spiritual formation, professional development, and civic influence that forms Christian professionals to serve God, neighbor, and society through their work. This intern will support administration, logistics, marketing, and hospitality for the program. View the 5280 Fellowship intern job description.

Development: Interested in learning more about nonprofit fundraising? View the development intern job description.

Qualifications

-Open to college/postgraduate students or early career professionals
-Outstanding communication skills, both spoken and written
-Excellent project management skills
-Strong attention to detail
-Commitment to work as a team and coach volunteers
-Strategic thinker who can articulate new ways to think about our work or solve problems
-Some physical lifting involved related to meeting and event setup (30 pounds)
-Affirm DIFW’s statement of faith, the Nicene Creed

Time Commitment

-Twelve-month commitment running January–December (2022)
-Work 5-10 hours per week; includes attendance at DIFW staff meetings (2x month on Tuesdays) and intern meeting (1x month on Tuesdays)
-Intern kick-off meetings: January 13–14, 2022 (Required)
-Participate in Denver Institute’s two-day summer staff retreat
-Some weekend or evening hours required, depending on role

How to Apply

Complete the online application form and email your resume to Joanna Meyer, intern director, at [email protected]. Application materials are due Friday, Nov. 12, 2021.

Qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview.

Interns will receive notification of their acceptance into the program by Dec; 10, 2021.

Complete the Application     

Application materials are due Friday, Nov. 12.

Questions

Contact Joanna Meyer, intern director and director of public engagement, at [email protected]