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 2019

May 28th – August 9th

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 5 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.

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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 2019

We have a two-tiered 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 2019 will be accepted until March 29th. 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. An online application for the Summer of 2019 will available at the bottom of this page mid October.

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.


2019 Internship Areas- Applications are now 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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