Reaching & Teaching offers a 4-6 week internship for students who want to gain cross-cultural ministry experience. The internship is particularly valuable for those discerning a call to serve as a long-term worker. Our interns serve alongside experienced and biblically anchored missionaries, learning how to make disciples cross-culturally and gaining practical life experience as part of a missionary team.


  • Growth in communicating the gospel cross-culturally
  • Growth in developing and maintaining discipleship relationships
  • To earn course credit for students through partnering institutions (if applicable)
  • Discerning a call to cross-cultural missions
  • Advance the kingdom and glory of God

An Intern Candidate:

  • Must agree to either the Gospel Coalition Confessional Statement or the Baptist Faith and Message (2000).
  • Must be an active member of a local, biblically faithful church.
  • Must be willing to raise support for the cost of the internship.
  • Must be humble, servant-hearted, flexible, and ready to learn.
  • Must be either an undergraduate or graduate student.


Internship Application

Step 1 of 4

  • Application Overview:

    General Instructions:

    All application materials must be submitted in their entirety.


    You will be required to upload a high-res (i.e. camera resolution) photo of yourself.

    Copy of Your Testimony:

    Each applicant must submit a 1-2 page summary of salvation experience, walk with the Lord, and calling. You will be required to upload this document at the end of this application (we prefer .doc, .pdf, . or .rtf formats).


    Please submit full contact information for each of the four references: name, relationship, address, phone, and email.

    Statement of Beliefs:

    You must agree with the Baptist Faith and Message (2000) or The Gospel Coalition Confessional Statement in order to be approved by RTIM. As an inter-denominational organization we minister from a foundational base of doctrines that capture mainstream evangelical theology. These statements of belief are included and should be reviewed. In the specified location, please note which document most closely reflects your convictions. Submission of the application material with this information noted indicates your affirmation of the doctrinal statement you indicate and your agreement to serve wholly in accordance with it while on staff with Reaching and Teaching International Ministries. Additionally, you must agree to the Nashville Statement.

    Please e-mail [email protected] if you have any questions or would like more information.


    Upon completion and submission of these application materials you will be contacted by a RTIM staff member to set up your initial interview.