Harbor Church is excited to announce our summer internship program! Our 10-week program will run from Monday, June 5, 2023 through Sunday, August 13, 2023 on beautiful Cape Cod.

The priority application deadline is March 10, 2023, but applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. If working for a fast-growing local church while growing your passion for ministry is something you’re interested in, we encourage you to apply! To apply, email your resume and cover letter to intern@harborchurch.com and put the position you’re applying for in the subject line!

Looking for a little more information about what our Harbor internship experience offers?
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We expect our interns to be fully involved in our day-to-day operations and planning, so be prepared to come up with ideas and to put those ideas into action! As a young church plant, we are constantly innovating and looking for new ways to reach our community and to serve our members. You will be involved in weekly staff meetings, facilitated by our Lead Pastor, so you can expect to be included in all church decision-making.

Our summer interns can expect to be innovative and creative, to have access to professional development and leadership training, and to be consistently encouraged to think bigger. You can expect this experience to leave you with a deeper understanding of local church operations, a community that feels like family, and on-going encouragement as you continue to grow in your faith.

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Current Openings

Kids Ministry Intern (ages 6m through 5th grade):

At Harbor Church we love our littlest members and we are constantly looking for new ways to engage with them! As our Harbor Kids Ministry intern, you will work directly with our Harbor Kids Ministry Leader as well as our Executive Pastor. Potential responsibilities include: 

  • Managing volunteers, communications, and scheduling
  • Volunteer recruitment
  • Helping to develop and execute Thursday night and Sunday programming
  • Program prep throughout the week
  • Assisting in running midweek or evening children’s programming during special events
  • Other duties as assigned  

Social Media Intern:

At Harbor Church, we consider ourselves a family and we do everything we can to create an engaging and visually appealing social media content and online experiences for our members and guests. Working directly with our Media Director, our social media intern will be highly involved in all day-to-day operations at Harbor Church from event creation and promotion to advertising and online engagement. Potential responsibilities include: 

  • Developing promotional materials 
  • Photographing services and events
  • Assisting in maintenance of social media platforms for family/program communication
  • Directly supporting our Media Director
  • Promoting special events and weekly services
  • Helping to organize special events
  • Uploading content amongst various platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram
  • Volunteer recruitment 
  • Managing volunteer communications and scheduling
  • Other duties as assigned

Worship Intern

Harbor Church is seeking a passionate and talented worship intern to create an engaging introduction to our services and events. Working directly with our Worship Director, our worship intern will have the opportunity to plan weekly service and special event music programs. Potential responsibilities include:

  • Planning, preparation, and execution of weekly services and special events
  • Participating in worship experiences either vocally or instrumentally
  • Strategizing and implementing engaging worship experiences by utilizing a variety of technology 
  • Volunteer recruitment
  • Other duties as assigned

Tech & Production Intern

At Harbor Church we are dedicated to providing captivating experiences utilizing a variety of technology, both in-person and online. Working directly with our Production Team, our production intern will ensure that services are flawlessly executed and seamlessly converted to an online format. Potential responsibilities include:

  • Development and production of in-person and online services
  • Utilizing various technologies to further engage our guests and members, such as video and lighting
  • Volunteer recruitment
  • Facilitate livestream services
  • Produce and edit high quality video content for services, social media content, etc.
  • Collaborate with Media Team 
  • Other duties as assigned

NextGen Youth Intern (Grades 5-12, College):

At Harbor Church we’re looking for a creative, high-energy intern to help with our Harbor NextGen Youth Program! If you have a passion for helping middle school or college-aged students grow their relationship with Christ in a fun and engaging way—this opportunity is for you! Be prepared to think outside the box and to come up with unique ways to reach our teens and build this ministry! As our NextGen Intern you will be working closely with Harbor Church’s Lead Pastor and Youth Leaders. Potential responsibilities include: 

  • Leading and teaching in a youth discipleship setting
  • Directly supporting our NextGen staff
  • Developing and facilitating midweek and evening youth programming
  • Designing and overseeing curricula for all programs, events, and classes
  • Volunteer recruitment 
  • Organizing and facilitating outreach to Harbor teens
  • Creating opportunities to interact with local community 
  • And other duties as assigned

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is there an age restriction for the Harbor Church summer internship?

A. Our internships are ideally suited for college-age students.

Q. Do I need to have a personal vehicle to intern at Harbor Church?

A. All interns are required to have a driver’s license. Public transportation is limited on Cape Cod, and a personal vehicle is highly recommended.

Q What about housing?

A. As an added program benefit, Harbor Church will provide free housing for all interns through host families in our church community, if needed. When you email your resume, please let us know if you will need housing!

Q. What does a typical week at Harbor Church look like?

A. Your weekly schedule will depend on the specific area of ministry you serve in, but interns can expect to work on Sunday mornings from 7 AM to 1 PM, Thursday nights from 5:30-8:30, and an additional 30ish hours during the week. Interns should expect to have some additional weekend and evening availability.

Q. Can I apply to more than one ministry area?

A. Yes! 

Q. The program doesn’t quite meet the qualifications of my college practicum/internship requirement. Should I still apply?

A. Yes! Our program specifications are not set in stone, and we may be able to adjust internship content and scheduling to meet your school requirements, should we offer you a position. We recommend that you note this early in the application process so we can discuss any modifications in your interview.

Q. Are Harbor Church internships paid?

A. This year we are excited to offer a weekly stipend to each intern!

Q. I’ve submitted my application. Now what?

A. Our leadership team will review applications on a rolling basis. Favorable applicants will be asked to enter a secondary Zoom interview process. Final job offers will be made shortly after.

Q. I still have questions. Who can I talk to?

A. Email any questions to intern@harborchurch.com

Q. Can I be married and do an internship? 

A. Yes, but in any given semester we may not be able to accept as many married applicants, especially those who are married with children, based on our ability to provide housing.

Q. Where does vacation fit in with the internship? 

A. No vacation is provided.