Be a part of Pathfinder’s Summer Internship Program!

Our vision is to mobilize the next generation of world changers by providing an opportunity for interns to develop character, calling, and competency as they participate in the mission of Pathfinder Church.


Applications for the 2024 Internship are now closed.

General Information

Where | Pathfinder Church, Ellisville, MO
For | Incoming college sophomores through 2024 college graduates
Dates | May 21 – July 30 with some flexibility
Pay | Intern’s will be paid $15.00 per hour and may choose to seek educational credit
Hours | 28 hours per week

Six Opportunities


Kids Ministry

Our Kids Min program is known for its creative, dynamic, and relationship-driven children’s ministry. You will be a part of our team, assisting our staff in preparing and implementing programming for Sundays, Special Needs Ministry, and family events, including Summer Blast (formerly VBS). You can take our ministry to the next level by observing, researching, and proposing improvements in our programming. You will develop skills in leadership, large event planning, and relationship building.


Student Ministry

Help us pass on the faith to the next generation! As the Student Ministry intern, you will help disciple our students in Core (6th-8th) and Summit (9th-12th). You will plan and lead talks, small group discussions, games, and weekly activities. You will help plan and lead our After Party and Mission Trips. Additionally, you’ll own the planning and implementation of weekly summer fellowship activities and a college-age/young adult Bible study. You’ll get to work with a great student ministry team passionate about reaching our students and their friends!


Worship Music Ministry

You will gain invaluable experience in crafting service plans, preparing unique service elements, and fostering impactful music. Working directly with both professional and volunteer musicians, you will coordinate and lead our teams. From inception to detailed execution, you will learn how to develop a one-of-a-kind Worship experience. You may also be given opportunities to co-write Worship arrangements, organize community Worship events, and mentor new student musicians.


Tech Ministry

You will assist in tech production for worship services, growing your skills in lighting, slides, audio, and more. You will also assist in tech production for various summer events and initiatives that extend beyond Pathfinder and into our community.  You will play a key role in creating a team event for our tech volunteers and in designing a tech to fit the needs of our Student Ministry space.


Social Media Marketing

You will work alongside our Marketing Coordinator, assisting in creating and managing content for various church social media platforms and formats. Learn about content creation, copywriting, and how to create an engaging online community!


Graphic Design

You will assist the Brand, Marketing, and Creative Team by designing print and web content and learning and participating in the production of print collateral in our in-house print shop. Learn and develop real-world design practices and skills, while being mentored by our experienced and talented Senior Graphic Designer.

Summer Internship Program Values

Life Change

We seek to offer various ways for you to experience God’s true, loving character. As a result, we believe life change will happen within you and prompt an eagerness in you to take next steps on your journey.


One of the greatest gifts of this internship is the opportunity to learn.  You’ll hear messages, participate in discussions, and engage in leadership development that will help you tackle real-life issues, situations, questions, and emotions.


This internship is about understanding more of yourself, deepening your relationship with God, and utilizing your gifts/passions so that you can discover clarity and find your path forward.

Connection & Community

Primarily for you and God. Secondarily, with our staff, your internship cohort, your specific ministry team, your mentor, and your developing relationships with the volunteers and people we serve.

Expected Outcomes

  • Gain hands-on ministry experience while enhancing your resume.
  • Sharpen your gifts and talents through one-on-one development with your assigned mentor.
  • Learn valuable insights and skills directly from our experienced staff to stretch, grow, and equip you as a leader.
  • Learn and observe what it is to have a Whole Life in Jesus Christ.

Applications for 2024 Internship are now closed.

Please check back next year!