The City Internship is a program for students and young professionals who are looking to gain more knowledge in ministry. The opportunities provided in the internship are intended to help students connect, gain experience, find their calling and grow in their relationship with God and their church community. The internship has three semester rotations that you can apply separately for (Fall, Spring and Summer) and includes a variety of concentration options.

City Kids

As the City Kids Intern you should have a passion for ministry and a passion for kids! This internship is a hands on application of ministry skills, leadership skills and an application of experience working with children ages Nursery-6th grade. This person should be highly creative and not afraid of hard work.

MVMT (Youth Group)

As the Movement Youth Group intern you should be interested in learning the ins and outs of how to run a weekly youth service. The Movement intern will have the opportunity to learn how to run a youth service, how to mix sound and use propresenter, develop new and fun new icebreakers for the students, share decor ideas, and help develop hospitality skills.


As the marketing intern you are responsible for assisting the marketing manager and social media manager in tasks that are essential to the function and success of their jobs. Some of these tasks include, creation of marketing materials, merchandising, creation of social media posts, communicating with our graphic designer, assisting with interior design projects and more.

Healing Hands Outreach

As the Healing Hands Outreach Intern you will assist in various ways at our Outreach Center. Healing Hands mission is to help the Bloomington community who are in need of material and essential goods such as clothing, furniture, food and so much more.

Praise Team

The Praise Team is looking for interns who love to worship and want to learn about the variety of roles and responsibilities that go into making a great atmosphere for our church on Sundays and at other services throughout the week. The Praise Team Intern will learn about auditions, creating services and setlists, team development, youth and kids worship, production, stage management and many other components.


Be a part of evaluating, strategizing, and implementing approved changes and/or upgrades to Spirit-filled worship experiences. For this concentration you must have previous experience using non-linear video editing software and basic lighting and sound knowledge.


The Sound Team intern has a previous and growing knowledge base and concentration in audio production who want to gain experience with live performance events, audio network configuration, band and stage setup, recording setup and support, etc. The Sound Team works effectively and seamlessly across the Media and Praise Teams to deliver an excellent live worship experience to our in-house congregation and Online Campus.

Growth Track

Our growth track provides opportunities for people to serve, connect and lead at City Church. Working to create a communication plan to help us share the importance of attending Next Steps and LEAD will be a big part of your role. This is so that people can serve, grow and pursue purpose! Along with creating a communication plan, you’ll help us organize materials, input data into our system, and find ways to streamline our efforts.

Facilities Management

As the facilities manager intern you will be responsible for assisting the facility manager with a wide range of tasks that help to keep the City Church building in great shape. Some of these things may include building projects, painting, grounds maintenance, remodeling work and so much more.

Ministry Track

As a ministry intern you will gain a well rounded view of ministry on the weekend and the weekday. We will include person specific projects where budgets, decision making rights, timelines and delegation will be incorporated, as well as, day to day operational tasks, meeting prep, support team roles, communication, statistics/analysis/reports and errand runs. The skills and experience gained in this internship can and will translate to many areas of life.

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Entry Requirements

The City Church Internship program is focused on developing those between the ages of 18-25 for a life of Christian leadership. An applicant must demonstrate the responsibility, excellence, and ownership that ministry training demands. To be accepted, an applicant must:

  • Be a committed Christian (for at least 12 months).
  • Have a strong sense of the call of God on their life and a proven Christian lifestyle, consistent with scripture.
  • Be (or have been) a regular and active member of a local church (for at least 6 months).
  • Have access to sufficient financial resources to cover accommodations and living expenses.
  • Have the physical, emotional, and spiritual health required to successfully undertake ministry training.
  • Graduated from high school (or equivalent).
  • For the media internship, please have previous experience in using non-linear video editing software and basic lighting and sound knowledge.
  • For the Praise team internship, an audition is required.


Step 1: Review the Entry Requirements.

Step 2: Apply – You can find the application on our Internship page when you click the apply button. You will receive a confirmation email upon submitting your application. If you do not receive this email within 48 hours of applying, then email

Step 3: Interview – Once the application has been processed, you will be contacted to set up an interview. After the interview is complete, we will communicate the next steps.


What do I get out of this internship?
With the City Internship you gain opportunities to connect, gain experience, find your calling and grow in your relationship with God and your church community.

Can I earn college credit?
You can earn college credit, but it is up to you to reach out to the necessary professors and advisors from your college campus for approval.

How do I know if I am accepted into the internship?
Once you apply for the internship, you will receive an email to set up an interview. Once you have completed your interview, someone from the City Church staff will reach out to you about the opportunity to Intern with the church.

Do I have to be a member of City Church to be accepted into the internship?
You do not have to be a member of City Church to apply. However, the program is built around the life of the church and you will be required to attend and assist in services scheduled throughout a given week.

Can I still work if I participate in the internship?
Yes, but you will need to plan your work schedule around your program hours. We recommend no more than part-time hours, as your responsibilities as a City Intern may be quite extensive depending upon the activities occurring within your Concentration at that time.

When does the internship start?
City internships start in the Fall, Spring or Summer.

Does City Church guarantee me a job at City Church after the completion of my internship?
No. The staff at City Church is built by relationships (as well as skill, character, integrity, and anointing) rather than a secular ‘job hunting’ model. We do not offer a job placement as such. The weight is on you to build relationships and sow yourself into the life of the church. With that said, we are committed to assisting every intern, post-graduation. Your Director will help you create a resume that highlights the marketable skills that you have acquired in your Concentrations. S/he will also identify potential job openings through the social networks of the City Church team.

What should I bring?
You should have a personal phone, a personal device you can complete your work on (laptop or tablet), and reliable transportation.

Is there a limit to the number of students accepted into the program?

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