Do you believe the gospel has the power to transform lives and bring salvation to entire communities? Do you want to grow in your ability to engage people from different cultures with the Good News?

God is sovereignly bringing immigrants, refugees, and international students from unreached people groups to major cities around the world, including New York City. Our internship in NYC is an opportunity to impact people from around the world!

This is a unique, challenging, and exciting chance to spend your summer focusing on evangelism and church-planting. Plus, you’ll live among and serve unreached communities in New York City.


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Here’s what to expect from our church planting internship in NYC:

We are looking for 8 individuals ready for challenge, adventure, and growth to join us this summer!

1. Evangelism & Church Planting

  • Engaging strangers with the Gospel and other direct forms of evangelism. (This is a key element of the internship.)
  • Learn new ministry methods taught by trainers and coaches. 
  • Participate in accountability for evangelism and ministry activities.

2. Service

  • Desire to serve the ministry and the long-term missionaries.
  • Service may include up to 25 hours each week doing activities within IP including assisting implementation of Seed Weeks (one-week mission trips), among other possibilities.

3. Prayer & Fasting

  • Attending 2-3 early corporate prayer meetings each week (7am-9am).
  • Learning about fasting and taking part in a short fast if able.
  • Participating in weekly prayer walks around neighborhoods.
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Are you ready for a challenge?

What kind of people thrive in our Summer Internship? We are looking for interns with:

Passion to know Christ more deeply – Willingness to focus on Christ by engaging in spiritual disciplines 

A teachable spirit – Willingness to implement trainings or methods that may be new, seem strange, or push someone outside their comfort zone

A servant’s heart – Willingness to maintain a positive and joyful spirit in all acts of service

Humility – Willingness to be sweetly broken by the recognition of sin, to experience the great joy of God’s grace given through the cross of Christ, and to serve alongside the International Project’s missionaries and interns with humility

Perseverance – Willingness to endure difficult situations without giving up 


Cost: $4100.00

There are limited full and partial scholarships available

Application Deadline: December 20, 2025

Internship Dates: TBD June -July 2025

We will consider non summer internships on a case by case basis.

Fill out the form to learn more!