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Leadership Institute

Training our next generation leaders through internships

Providing hands-on experience and leadership training for college students and graduates

As part of our mission to equip, we at Chapelstreet Church believe it is our responsibility to train and mentor future Christian leaders through internships. Leadership Institute includes ministry experience, one-on-one mentoring, and weekly classes on Christian leadership and discipleship.


Dates, Hours, and Pay

Leadership Institute 2020

May 26th – August 7th

Program Overview

  • Weekly classes led by ministry leaders
  • Professional Development
  • Chapelstreet Cross-Training
  • Hands-on Ministry Experience
  • Strengths Exploration
  • Leadership Intensive Capstone Experience
  • Team Building Retreat
  • Regular mentoring meeting with LI team member

LI students will work in their ministry area an average of 30-35 hrs/week. In addition to their ministry area students will also attend weekly LI classes 4 hrs/week.

Time Off: The internship runs for 11 weeks (orientation week + 10 LI programming weeks), and all students are allowed up to one week of vacation time if pre-approved by the LI team before the start of the program. LI students may be given additional time for mission trips upon approval of their ministry coach and LI Coordinator.

LI students will receive a summer stipend of $2000. If accepted to the program each student will need to have access to a car and bring their own laptop.

What will the internship look like? Check out this video! 

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Admission Process

Open to anyone interested in ministry experience and leadership training that will have completed their first year of college by Summer of 2020

We have a two-tiered rolling admission process. Our early admission date is January 15th. By applying early students will know if they are accepted into the program by early-February. However, applications for Summer of 2020 will be accepted until March 30th. Students that apply before January 15 may be deferred to the second application deadline. Please note that we are only able to accept a limited number of students each summer. The application for Summer 2020 is now closed. An online application for the Summer of 2021 will available at the bottom of this page on Oct. 30th.

Students that apply need also to be in good standing with their college or university. If this status is removed at any time your internship may be removed.


2020 Internship Areas – Applications Closed

For more details about specific roles in these ministry areas: click here. 

  • Children’s & Special Needs Ministry
  • Middle School Ministries
  • High School Ministries
  • Worship & Production
  • Communication
  • Shepherd’s Heart (Compassion & Justice)

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