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Guided Ministry
Internship

Guided Ministry Internship

About the Program

The Guided Ministry Internship program at Anderson University is designed to help students apply classroom skills and insights in actual work environments under professional supervision.

The Guided Ministry Internship program has several resources available to help students define their personal calling and their prospect of working in Christian ministry. CALLED: Understanding your Call to Ministry is a free book resource available upon request.

Guided Ministry Interns &
Internship Supervisors

For registered students and supervisors
Greg Allgood

If you have questions or are interested in becoming a internship field supervisor,  contact the Faculty Supervisor, Greg Allgood at 864.231.2108 or email at gallgood@andersonuniversity.edu

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Free Book Resource

CALLED

Exploring God's Call on Your Life

Request your free copy of Called: Understanding the Call to Ministry. Allow several business days for shipment. You can call 864.328.1809 or email kmcelreath@andersonuniversity.edu. If you are local to the Anderson University campus in South Carolina, feel free to stop by the Christian Studies office and pick up a copy (Sullivan Building). You can also download the eBook.

Procedures for Internship Supervisors

Where do you start? Below you will find a plan of action to help you get started as a guilded ministry internship supervisor.

Meet with Prospective Intern

Meet with your prospective intern and plan the details of the internship. Use the Guided Ministry Internship Information Form as your guide and have the student fill out the form as you go. The schedule should consist of 8-10 hours weekly up to 120 hours total (planning meetings, mentoring, service, etc.)(See also Conference Ideas for Guided Ministry Internships).

Schedule Regular Conference Times

Schedule regular, weekly if possible, conferences with the intern. Be mindful that you are ministering to a person in addition to measuring performance. Check out these Conference Ideas for Guided Ministry Internships. If you need to create a new position not included in the Ideas categories, send position title and outline of 3-5 conference topics for approval to gallgood@andersonuniversity.edu in the first two weeks of the internship.

Complete the Mid-Term Evaluation Report

If appropriate, go over the Mid-Term Internship Evaluation Form with the intern before returning it to the Faculty Supervisor. These evaluations provide insight to the intern as a person as well as their performance.

Complete the Final Evaluation Report

If appropriate, go over the Final Internship Evaluation Form with the intern before returning it to the Faculty Supervisor. These evaluations provide insight to the intern as a person as well as their performance.

Celebrate with Them

At the close of the semester, if appropriate, provide some kind of end of semester ceremony.