Compassion International

  • 2019 Summer Internship

    Job ID
    2018-17817
    Location Name
    Colorado Springs - GMC
    Category
    Internship
  • Overview

    Thank you for your interest in Compassion’s intern program. There is one general application for all positions. You will have the opportunity in the application to identify your desired area(s) of interest. You are limited to three preferences and may be considered for multiple positions.

     

    Specific job descriptions can be found on our intern page

     

    The application deadline is December 28th, 2018 at 5pm MST.

    Essential Job Functions

    BEFORE APPLYING FOR AN INTERNSHIP POSITION, please make sure you meet the applicant requirements for the Internship Program:

    • Must be a college student with an expected graduation date between December 2018 and May 2020. 
    • Must have a cumulative 3.2 GPA or higher. 
    • Must be available for the entire internship period.
    • Must have own transportation to Compassion International's Global Ministry Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. 
    • Must be legally eligible for employment in the United States (i.e., if an international student, must already have a work or study visa, SSN, etc.). 
    • Must maintain a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
    • Must act as an advocate for children-raising awareness of the needs, neglect, nurture, and potential of children in poverty and challenging and enabling those within one's influence to greater involvement and effectiveness on behalf of children.

    PLEASE READ the hiring process, applicant qualifications, and all the Intern Program details online at www.compassion.com/intern

     

    NOTE: The Internship application form requires a few short answers and essays. Please review the questions ahead of time (see below), write them in a Word document, and then copy/paste them into the application form.



    ESSAY AND SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS IN THE APPLICATION FORM:

    1. Why do you want to intern with Compassion instead of another organization?
    2. Tell us about a time when you were unsuccessful at achieving a goal. What happened, how did you overcome it, and what did you learn? 
    3. What specific skills do you have that are applicable to your job preferences listed above? Include skills you have used in previous jobs, volunteer work, and coursework. 

    To apply for this position, please scroll to the top right of this page and click on the “Apply for this job online” link. If you are timed out of the application form, the system automatically saves your answers. You can log back in later in order to submit a complete application.

    If you are timed out before finishing your application and are unable to return to the essay and short answer questions, please submit your answers in a Word document to internships@us.ci.org.

     

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