Faith-Based Internship/Fellowship Opportunities:
Entravos is a website dedicated to connecting recent university graduates to holistic development opportunities around the world so that they can gain the experience necessary to pursue careers in international development work.
(reproduced from Roland Hoksbergen, Serving God Globally, Finding Your Place in International Development, Ch. 9)
Some of the following sites provide job postings and/or internship and volunteer possibilities for a wide variety of organizations. Other sites provide member lists of organizations that can be searched individually for jobs and internships. Quotations below are taken from the associated websites.
Accord is the former Association of Evangelical Relief and Development Organizations.
Christian Connections for International Health promotes global health and wholeness from a Christian perspective.
“Idealist connects people, organizations, and resources to help build a world where all people can live free and dignified lives.”
“InterAction is the largest alliance of United States-based international nongovernmental organizations focused on the world’s poor and most vulnerable people.”
“ReliefWeb serves the information needs of the humanitarian relief community.”
Devex is “largest provider of… recruitment services to the development community.”
The Christian NGOs listed below have defined internships and/or fellowship programs for recent graduates!
“Bread for the World offers yearlong Washington, DC-based advocacy internships focused on poverty and hunger issues worldwide.”
“Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization (ECHO) provides yearlong agricultural internships that prepare individuals for subsistence and urban farming in developing countries.”
“Hope International provides domestic and international business internships in micro-enterprise development.”
“International Justice Mission offers field and domestic internships aiming to protect individuals from violent forms of oppression, with a specific concentration on human trafficking.”
“World Hunger Relief, Inc. is a Christian organization committed to the alleviation of hunger around the world. They train individuals in holistic ministry that equips them to work with communities in developing sustainable farming techniques.” They have a great internship program!