US Internships

US INTERNSHIPS

Short-term commitment. Eternal impact.

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Joining staff with Athletes in Action is a life-changing commitment. Learn more about applying, how staff members are paid, and important qualifications with our Getting Started on Staff Guidebook

(for summer internships, click HERE)

campus ministry

College athletes influence their whole campus. As an intern with AIA’s campus ministry, you’ll help athletes discover identity and belonging that goes deeper than their performance. 

Sport teams

By specializing with a Sport Team, you’ll be part of a national team, based at our Xenia, Ohio headquarters, that mobilizes athletes to share their faith around the world through trips, training clinics, or leadership academies.

national office

Come experience what it’s like to use your professional skills for a gospel-purpose with our national marketing, technology, finance, or event teams. 

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SUMMER INTERNSHIP

Athletes in Action offers a summer internship called X Project, where interns work together at our national headquarters. The X Project internship includes professional development, intentional community building, spiritual growth opportunities and often meets academic requirements.

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WILL I BE PAID?

Interns with Athletes in Action raise financial support to cover their full-time salary, and training & travel expenses. Your training will equip you for that process (called Ministry Partner Development). You can read more about raising support as an intern in the Getting Started on Staff Guidebook

training

WHAT DEADLINES SHOULD I KNOW?

There are three different seasons when interns begin their time with Athletes in Action through a three day training.  The application process takes up to 6 weeks to complete, so be sure to get a head start! 

 

The three different application deadlines are: March 1, May 15, and October 1

 

The three training seasons that follow the application deadlines are mid-April, late-August, and mid-January.

length

how long is an internship?

Most internships last 12 months after the financial support process is finished. Typically an intern would develop their financial support from April-July, and then work at their ministry assignment beginning in August.

(Looking for an internship just for the summer? Click Here)

Questions about interning with Athletes in Action?
We’d love to help! Email our intern coordinator at deb.rumelhart@athletesinaction.org.

FIND ANOTHER FIT

If interning isn’t the right fit for you, check out these other ways to join our team. 

academic internships

Most AIA internships are designed for college graduates, last a full year, and involve raising support to cover compensation.

If you are still studying and are interested in an unpaid internship with one of our national teams to fulfill academic requirements, let us know! We’d be happy to explore options with you. 

MORE MINISTRY UPDATES

Highlights of how athletes and coaches around the world are finding their identity and purpose in Christ. 

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Joining staff with Athletes in Action is a life-changing commitment. Learn more about applying, how staff members are paid, and important qualifications with our Getting Started on Staff Guidebook

(for summer internships, click HERE)