The Vertical Youth Summer Internship Program is designed to provide the exposure, experience, and education necessary to build a foundation for your calling. The program is for anyone who attends the Vertical Church who is in 9th-12th grade and has reliable transportation. Over the course of the semester, you will learn theology, leadership, and hands-on experience during this unpaid internship.
 
Time Commitment - 20 hours a week:
   Every weekend for all three (3) services
   In-office hours Monday-Thursday (approx. 10 hours total)
   Department Meetings - date and time determined by department (1 hour)
   Intern Classes - Thursday afternoons (2 hours)
 
This is an unpaid internship – but if you successfully complete the entire program, we will provide
letters of recommendation and references on your behalf.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is this a paid internship?
A: No. This is an un-paid internship opportunity. We we will provide letters of recommendation and references on your behalf, assuming that you fulfill all the responsibilities of the internship program.
 
Q: What is the benefit of an internship?
A: The Vertical Internship Program is designed to provide the exposure, experience, and education necessary to build a foundation for your calling in ministry.
 
Q: What are the requirements?
A: You must be in 9-12th grade and have reliable transportation to the church.

We ask that interns display the seven staff core values at the Vertical Church: 1) Go Above and Beyond, 2) Multiply Yourself, 3) A Desire to Serve, 4) Take Responsibility, 5) Love People, Especially those far from God, 6) Don’t Take Yourself Too Seriously, 7) Embody a Teachable Spirit
 
Q: When does the program start and how long does it last?
A: The summer internship begins on June 6th and ends on July 28th, 2022.
 
Q: Are daytime office hours required?
A: Yes, this internship is designed for high school students. You must attend and serve at all three (3) weekend services, attend weekly department meetings, and mandatory Intern Classes on Thursday afternoons from 1:00-3:00pm. You must also serve ten (10) additional office hours as determined by your department head.
 
Q: Do I get to pick the department I am assigned to?
A: No. Interns will be assigned to specific departments based on individual’s prior experience, interest, and the current ministry needs as determined by the church for each department.

Fill out your application below on or by May 29th.