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Are you looking for a way to get hands-on experience working at a non-profit?

You can learn what it's like to work as a case manager at a refugee resettlement agency, teach alongside our talented ESL instructors, assist our mobilization team, or put your administrative skills to work! Through an internship at World Relief Memphis, you will also learn strategies to equip the local Church to minister to refugees & immigrants in your community.

Join our team!

We are now accepting internship applications for Summer 2024 and beyond.

Thank you for your interest in an internship at World Relief Memphis! We offer ongoing internship opportunities in a variety of program areas, and each internship is eligible for academic credit. If you are interested in interning with World Relief Memphis to meet the requirements for school credit, please provide course requirements with your inquiry. The program is competitive, and you are encouraged to approach it the same way you would a job.

Academic Internship

We are seeking applicants who desire to serve the nations in Memphis through participation in a semester long internship. Interns will commit to serve over the course of a portion of the academic year to fulfill requirements. Applications are accepted on rolling basis for this position.

Paid Summer Internship

 Summer interns join us for 8-10 weeks at our Memphis office as they experience firsthand the blessings and challenges of walking alongside refugees and immigrants new to the city.

Start planning now for 2024!

When applications are open:

The application will prompt you to attach a CV/Resume and cover letter. Your cover letter of 1-2 pages should include:

Why do you want to pursue an internship at World Relief?

Why you are interested in this particular internship position(s)?

What skills and experience do you bring to this position(s)?

What do you hope to learn through this experience?

What dates and times are you available, and for how many weeks?

If you are completing this internship for university credit, what other requirements do you (as the intern) or World Relief staff (as the supervisor or placement agency) need to fulfill during your time as an intern?

For more information, contact Whitney Crews at

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