Experience life change through a global missions service internship


If you have considered full-time missions work in the future, why not gain hands-on experience today? A Converge International Ministries [IM]PACT Global Missions Service Internship will allow you to personally encounter the challenge and adventure of global ministry.

[IM]PACT is more than a resumé filler. You’ll experience the unique culture of a foreign land while making an eternal impact by taking the life-changing gospel to the world’s least-reached people.





Share the gospel

Take the life-changing gospel to the world's least-reached people.



Cross-cultural experience

Gain ministry experience by serving in other cultures of the world.



Discover your calling

Your internship will help provide clarity and direction in your life.


This was a great experience. I got clear direction on what I should be doing with my life and how I should move forward. Now, nothing's holding me back. I'm pursuing God's calling in my life.

Reese P., [IM]PACT Intern, Togo, Africa




Missions internships



Metro SenWest Initiative

Dakar, Senegal & Thies, Africa
May 14 - June 25, 2022
Internships available: 2
You’ll experience Senegalese culture as you work alongside Converge global workers. Prayer walk through the cities, learn some French and Wolof, get to know local university students, train in disciple-making movements and help plan and run a weeklong English camp.

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Japan Initiative

Tokyo, Sendai, Shingu, Japan
June 1 - August 8, 2022
Internships available: 2
You’ll experience Japanese culture as you work with the director of the Beautiful Feet Project and partner with churches in several Japanese cities. You’ll help serve short-term missions teams and host churches by performing logistical tasks; assist at camps for Japanese children; teach English as a second language, sports and music; and share the gospel in culturally appropriate ways.

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Great Sea Initiative

Mediterranean Region
June 15 - August 15, 2022
Internships available: 2
You’ll live and serve in port cities in the Mediterranean region, assisting a Converge global worker coordinate, direct and serve short-term missions teams as they serve immigrants traveling through ports and give them New Testaments and other evangelistic materials.

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Southern Cone Initiative

June 1 - August 10, 2022
Internships available: 6
You’ll experience Brazilian culture while working in ministry, special events and community outreach projects as a part of a strategic urban project in Southern Brazil. Your experience will include personal teaching and coaching from a Converge initiative leader and appointed project leaders.

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15:5 West Initiative

Poland & Czech Republic
May 1 - August 31, 2022
Internships available: 10
You’ll experience Eastern European culture working in Poland or the Czech Republic. Work in Poland focuses on disciple-making movements, prayer walking, evangelism and doing outreach with local churches. If you go to the Czech Republic, you’ll work in sports ministry and participate in missional communities and outreach opportunities.

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Japan Initiative

Osaka, Japan
June 1 - August 8, 2022
Internships available: 2
You’ll experience Japanese culture and work with a local missionary to help Japanese churches reach Osaka with the gospel. You’ll be involved in disciple-making movement strategies to help reach out to Japanese individuals who don’t yet know Jesus.

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Great Sea Initiative

Struga, Macedonia
June 1 - August 9, 2022
Internships available: 2
You’ll experience Mediterranean culture while serving in a variety of ministry roles. Helping to lead children’s ministry and/or an English club, you’ll have the opportunity to serve Albanian-speaking Muslims at a church plant and community center. There may be opportunities to preach or lead worship, too.

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Thailand Initiative

Bangkok, Thailand
June 1 - August 31, 2023
Internships available: 1
You’ll experience Thai culture while assisting with outreach to sex traffic workers and a Thai national worker. You’ll also get to help teach basic English, assist in evangelism and disciple-making, help in a Thai church, plan outreach parties and help oversee small-business startups.

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6° Initiative

Togo/Benin, West Africa
June 15 - August 9, 2022
Internships available: 10
Live cross-culturally in West Africa, learn and help lead in: children’s and sports camps, ministry site construction, leadership training in local churches and evangelism and outreach. Explore your passions, purpose and calling. Grow in persistence, humility and your relationship with God.

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Japan Initiative

Shirahama, Japan
June 1 - August 8, 2022
Internships available: 2
You’ll experience Japanese culture while working with a nationally renowned Japanese pastor to help reach Shirahama with the gospel. You will work with this pastor, his church and a local missionary, assisting where possible with suicide prevention, helping individuals through work training and children’s ministry.

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Nordic/Baltic Initiative

Feb.-Apr., June - Aug. & Sept.-Nov. 2022
Internships available: 8
You’ll work alongside Converge missionaries and/or local ministry leaders, assigned to projects based on your individual talents and abilities, and areas of need. You may find yourself serving in youth/teen camp ministry or university student outreach, or among rural, unreached people groups

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How it works

Missions internships make an impact on both the interns and the people they serve for a lifetime. Because it is important to us that you to have a meaningful experience, Converge will be with you every step of the way. From the moment you inquire about an opportunity, we’ll help you select the right one, make sure you are prepared, provide a dynamic ministry experience when you are on the field and help you readjust upon your return.



Application & Interview
Fill out the application to get started. Then we'll contact you for an interview to prepare for next steps.

Before you go, you'll receive training for your specific internship and how to raise financial support.

Live your mission
You'll have a safe and impactful missions internship experience as you gain ministry and leadership experience.

Return & debrief
When you return, you'll take time to discuss your experience with other interns. We'll support you as you readjust and talk next steps.

[IM]PACT Global Missions Service Internships typically last 6-10 weeks in the summer. Internships are volunteer and unpaid. You will need to raise support to cover your expenses.

Cost vary by location, but generally range from $3,500 to $5,000 plus airfare. All living expenses (food and lodging) will be covered while you are serving and during your debriefing, but all personal items and expenses will be your responsibility.

You must be at least 18 years old to apply. Applications are due 6 months before an internship begins (typically by December).