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August 19, 2015 at 10:10 am #356
To apply and to see full listing of available positions, please visit http://bit.ly/egc-internships
ARC@egc is the growing Applied Research and Consulting division of the Emmanuel Gospel Center (EGC). EGC’s mission is to understand and nurture vitality in urban churches and communities. ARC@egc furthers this mission by using applied research to understand both the changing dynamics of urban communities and the resources and programs needed to support urban churches in their work. In addition, ARC@egc provides information and program models so urban leaders can make decisions and do their work more effectively.
EGC defines “applied research” as learning in community for the purposes of taking action. Thus, ARC@egc trains and supports Christian leaders who are already learning and serving together, both within and outside of “church walls.”
We do this by helping Christian leaders, churches and their networks:
- Mine valuable data relevant to the wellbeing of their communities
- Identify community assets and needs
- Collectively develop and implement strategies and training to further community welfare and vitality
- Recursively collect feedback for reflection and course correction
Our major foci include:
- Gender justice
- Youth studies and urban youth workers training
- Public health and wellness
Internships in ARC@egc
Part-time internships available: 8-20 hrs./wk., hours negotiable.
Internships are generally unpaid, but may be paid in rare cases depending on the position and an applicant’s experience.
Unpaid interns will receive special support in developing local ministry mentors and shadowing opportunities that advance their goals for professional and personal development.
For candidates with a strong and demonstrated interest in our mission, we may craft special internships targeted at their experience and passion.
We need volunteer Research Interns for Summer and Fall 2015 who are especially:
Passionate about the impact of Christians on the well-being of the city,
Good with either data, graphic design, or communications, and
Diligent and mature workers.
Interns have the potential to develop skills in:
- Interviewing and data collection
- Research question design
- Data coding and analysis
- Research presentation and communication
- Church and neighborhood studies
- Non-profit ministry administration and team building
- Media communications
First Round Application Deadline: August 2, 2015 | Rolling applications are accepted on a limited basis.
Send all application materials to Megan Lietz, mlietz [at] egc.org (no phone calls please).