Available Internships

Welcome to the Hispanic Theological Initiative available internships page, where you’ll find internships available for scholars by academic institutions, church-related organizations, as well as non-profit organizations. HTI gives priority to applicants enrolled as HTI scholars at the pre-dissertation level and eligible HTI scholars at the dissertation level. All Latinx Ph.D. students at HTI member schools are also welcomed to apply for these internships.

AETH- Community of Practice Facilitator

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Position Title: Community of Practice Facilitator

Position Description:

The person in this position will:

  • Facilitate a small group called community of practice once a month for 90 minutes;
  • Help to bring out conversations among members of the group relating to innovation, best practices, resources, and problem-solving of either Bible Institutes, churches, or persons navigating their commitment to justice as administrative and/or faculty in predominantly white institutions.

INTERNSHIP SUPERVISOR


The supervisor for this internship will be: 

Rva. Dra. Elizabeth Conde Frazier

Director, AETH


QUALIFICATIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES


In collaboration with AETH staff, the Intern will be expected to perform the specific tasks listed below. As such, AETH seeks interns who have the qualifications to perform the following activities:

– Organizing and ensuring the quality of the communities of practice (CP’s).*
– Incorporation of new members
– Sending zoom links to CP’s
-Facilitating 1-2 CP’s
-Managing the report forms from each CP
-Discerning the needs, preferences, or evaluation of programs of the CP network through different means (e.g. short surveys) – Sending any CP info to the website manager for posting.
-Preparing a publishable report about CP’s as a part of ReDET for the final report to Lily that can be disseminated within Open Plaza and/or Perspectivas or other appropriate public spaces.
-Following up phone calls or emails with CPs to support them in their processes and discussions
-Occasional on-site coordination and/or facilitation of workshops and conferences
-Responding to communications from members to support them in the knowledge of their possibilities of use of the services and contributions to the projects of AETH.


TIME PERIOD AND COMPENSATION OF INTERNSHIP:


This internship is to be completed within the months of July 2022 and May 2023. The intern will receive a stipend for working at the internship site in the amount of $8,800 distributed as follows: $25.00 per hour for a total of 352 hours.  Interns are not required to work more than ten hours per week.

In addition to the stipend, the intern has access to travel and resource funds in the amount of $1,500 to be used in expenses related to this internship. Travel and resource funds are paid by HTI, and expenses must be approved by the supervisor and HTI in advance.

 

For information about AETH, please visit www.aeth.org 


AETH- Content Curator / Creator

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Position Title: Content Curator / Creator

Position Description:

AETH is seeking a Content Curator/Creator Intern to work closely with the AETH Creative and Communications Team. The Content Curator/Creator Intern will research, gather information, edit and integrate the work of writers and designers (AETH members), with a focus on Hispanic Theological Education. These curated materials will be published on the AETH/ReDET weekly newsletter, website, and social media platforms.


INTERNSHIP SUPERVISOR


The supervisor for this internship will be: 

Rva. Aracelis Vásquez Haye

Program Manager, AETH


QUALIFICATIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES


The ideal candidate for this position will have:

  • A passion and enthusiasm for Hispanic Theological Education content and an ability to maintain focus and motivation throughout the completion of the various projects and tasks;
  • Skills in effective marketing, communications, social media, and reputation management
  • Familiarity with key social media tools (e.g. YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram)
  • An ability to consistently demonstrate the AETH values of insight, hard work, and effectiveness in a personal approach to work;
  • An entrepreneurial attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail and a high motivation to learn;
  • A proactive, service-focused attitude towards our network members and prospective members and the teams supported internally
  • An ability to prioritize work and complete tasks with quick turnaround times
  • The ability to work collaboratively with a team
  • Fluency in both Spanish and English

 

 


TIME PERIOD AND COMPENSATION OF INTERNSHIP:


This internship is to be completed within the months of July 2022 and May 2023. The intern will receive a stipend for working at the internship site in the amount of $8,800 distributed as follows: $25.00 per hour for a total of 352 hours.  Interns are not required to work more than ten hours per week.

In addition to the stipend, the intern has access to travel and resource funds in the amount of $1,500 to be used in expenses related to this internship. Travel and resource funds are paid by HTI, and expenses must be approved by the supervisor and HTI in advance.

For information about AETH, please visit www.aeth.org 

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF) Latino Network

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Position Title: CBF Latino Ministries Intern

Position Description:

The CBF Latino Ministries position will enable the intern to develop a vast network of relationships among Hispanic theological education providers at every educational level, making the intern a leading expert on availability of ministry preparation in the Latinx context. Via this position, the intern will: 

– Convene and facilitate conversations among diverse theological education institutions that has partnerships with the Latino Network of CBF;

– Identify and cultivate relationships with theological education students that are part of CBF;

– Help on the report to CBF Latino Network Board, EFLAN (Facilitators Team) concerning theological education topics;

– Update and post supervised social media and website content about Theological Education opportunities for the Latino Network of CBF;

– Assist in preparing information and research materials for the Centro Justo & Catherine González.


INTERNSHIP SUPERVISOR


The supervisor for this internship will be: 

Rubén Ortiz

CBF Latino Network Field Coordinator


QUALIFICATIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES


The ideal candidate will:

  • Possess a defined interest in strengthening Hispanic theological education at all levels;
  • Be willing and able to work alongside Cooperative Baptist Fellowship leaders and other Baptist groups in US and Latin-America;
  • Be fluent in Spanish and English.

TIME PERIOD AND COMPENSATION OF INTERNSHIP:


This internship is to be completed within the months of July 2022 and May 2023. The intern will receive a stipend for working at the internship site in the amount of $8,800 distributed as follows: $25.00 per hour for a total of 352 hours.  Interns are not required to work more than ten hours per week.

In addition to the stipend, the intern has access to travel and resource funds in the amount of $1,500 to be used in expenses related to this internship. Travel and resource funds are paid by HTI, and expenses must be approved by supervisor and HTI in advance. 

For more information about Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, please visit https://cbf.net/latino-network#english 

Hispanic Summer Program (HSP)-Assistant for Program Development & Evaluation (POSITION FILLED)

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Position Description:
Position Title: Assistant for Program Development & Evaluation

The HSP is in a moment of growth and expansion. We seek an intern who can come alongside the organization and:
-Collect and maintain research data as required
-Collaborate with HSP leadership in evaluating, expanding, and enhancing current programming
-Maintain institutional memory through detailed record-keeping
-Partner with HSP constituents (including alumni and current students) as needed to fulfill organizational goals

By the end of the internship year, the hired candidate will gain skills in:
-Program development
-Organizational planning
-Record Maintenance
-Partnership development
-Team building
-Translating academic skills into administrative skills

Internship Supervisor:
Dr. Jorge Juan Rodriguez V– Associate Director

Qualifications:
-An interest in non-profit and higher education administration
-Strong  interpersonal skills  and the ability to work with a diversity of people  
-Strong organizational skills
-Strong skills in writing and communication
-Strong research skills
-A willingness to be part of a collaborative community that learns from one another
Preference will be given to applicants who have participated in one or more HSP sponsored programs and/or have proficiency in the Spanish Language.

Time and Stipend:
This internship is to be completed within the months of July 2022 and May 2023. The intern will receive a stipend for working at the internship site in the amount of $8,800 distributed as follows: $25.00 per hour for a total of 352 hours.  Interns are not required to work more than ten hours per week.
In addition to the stipend, the intern has access to travel and resource funds in the amount of $1,500 to be used in expenses related to this internship. Travel and resource funds are paid by HTI, and expenses must be approved by supervisor and HTI in advance.

For more information about HSP, please visit https://hispanicsummerprogram.org

Museum of Mormon Mexican History- Web Development and Social Media Intern

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Position Description:
Position Title: Web Developer and Social Media Intern

Responsibilities:
The internship will focus on increasing public awareness of the Museum of Mormon Mexican History.
– Update and revise the Museum’s website;
– Develop a public relations campaign for the Museum focused on social media;
-Reach out to local media in Utah to increase awareness of the Museum.
Though much of the work can be done remotely, the intern will be expected to periodically use HTI’s travel funding to visit the Museum in Provo, UT.


INTERNSHIP SUPERVISOR
Dr. Matthew Bowman– Associate Professor of Religion and History Chair, Religion Department, Howard W. Hunter Chair of Mormon Studies


Qualifications:
-Skills in website development;
-Knowledge of social media marketing;
-Some knowledge of media relations is preferred.

Desired Qualifications:
-Skills in website development;
-Knowledge of  social media marketing;
-Some knowledge of media relations is preferred.


Time and Stipend:

This internship is to be completed within the months of July 2022 and May 2023. The intern will receive a stipend for working at the internship site in the amount of $8,800 distributed as follows: $25.00 per hour for a total of 352 hours.  Interns are not required to work more than ten hours per week.
In addition to the stipend, the intern has access to travel and resource funds in the amount of $1,500 to be used in expenses related to this internship. Travel and resource funds are paid by HTI, and expenses must be approved by the supervisor and HTI in advance.

For more information about MMMH, please visit  https://www.latinmormonhistory.com

Westminster John Knox Press- Editorial Intern

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Position Description:
Position Title: Editorial Intern
WJK Editors’ Note to Applicants:
We at Westminster John Knox Press are excited about the possibility of working with one of HTI’s young scholars and leaders in this internship program. As a press we have long supported the work of the HTI, including editor-in-chief Bob Ratcliff’s association with HTI going all the way back to its inception. Bridgett Green,  our Vice President of Publishing and Editorial Director, and Bob Ratcliff each hold a Ph.D. in biblical or theological studies. Both attest that their editorial careers have amply fulfilled the vocation that led them into religious studies, and have made excellent use of their graduate training. Dr Green began her work at WJK in an internship position similar to the one in HTI’s program.

WJK is committed to becoming an anti-racist publisher and organization. We consider identifying, recruiting, and training persons of color to work with our publishing house central to the success of that commitment.
We are happy to answer any questions you might have about our position.

Responsibilities:
Participate with supervisor in phone, Zoom, and perhaps in-person meetings with potential authors to discuss projects.
– Perform subject and author research for at least one potential book project.
– Attend biweekly editorial meetings, reviewing and commenting on proposals.
– Attend monthly publication approval committee meetings to observe the decision-making process.
– Assist supervisor in acquiring new projects and shepherding them through the approval process.
– Hold one-on-one conversations with each of the acquiring editors to learn about the subject areas in which they work.

AAR/SBL annual meeting (if arrangements to attend can be made between WJK, HTI, and intern):
– Sit in with editors on author conversations.
– Attend at least one editorial board meeting.
– Observe sales staff at WJK booth.
– Attend WJK author reception.

Book Manuscript Development:
Follow manuscripts through the development and production process:
– Review Content-edited MSS from supervisor and other editors to observe MS development.
– Perform “first pass” content edit of  MSS, working with supervisor and other content editors.
– Read through author revisions.
– Review copyedited MSS to learn the difference between content editing and copyediting.
– Review first page proofs.

Curriculum development:
– Meet with VP and senior editor of curriculum unit to learn how scholars contribute to educational resources for congregations.
– Participate in product development in the curriculum unit.
– Work with senior editor in identifying resources and writers, recruiting writers, and editing curriculum materials.

Production, marketing, rights & permissions:
– Attend at least one of the regular production meetings.
– Meet one-on-one with the director of production to discuss work of that dept.
– Attend at least one regular marketing meeting.
– Meet one-on-one with VP of marketing to learn about the work of that dept.
– Attend and participate in academic editorial presentations at the sales launch event.
– Meet one-on-one with rights and permission manager, to learn about the work of that dept.


Internship Supervisor:
Dr. Robert A. Ratcliff- Editor-in-Chief


Qualifications:
Must be extremely organized and detail-oriented;
– Superior verbal and written communication skills;
– Knowledge of the primary religious traditions in the United States;
– Familiarity with the theological and religious studies academy, as represented by organizations such as the Society of Biblical Literature, American Academy of Religion, Catholic Biblical Association, and the like.


Time and Stipend:

This internship is to be completed within the months of July 2022 and May 2023. The intern will receive a stipend for working at the internship site in the amount of $8,800 distributed as follows: $25.00 per hour for a total of 352 hours.  Interns are not required to work more than ten hours per week.
In addition to the stipend, the intern has access to travel and resource funds in the amount of $1,500 to be used in expenses related to this internship. Travel and resource funds are paid by HTI, and expenses must be approved by supervisor and HTI in advance.

For more information about Westminster John Know Press, please visit https://www.wjkbooks.com/

World Outspoken- Community of Practice Mentor and Coordinator

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Position Title: Community of Practice Mentor and Coordinator 

Position Description:

This one-year internship provides graduate/Ph.D. students the opportunity to coordinate and mentor a community of practice consisting of undergraduate age students exploring questions of identity, spiritual formation, and vocation. The CP coordinator will also oversee the development of a curriculum using our learning platform that will support the development of capacities for the students. The CP coordinator will also work with congregational leaders to help connect students to ministry opportunities related to the development work of World Outspoken. Interested candidates must have an interest in mentorship, capacities for spiritual guidance, and experience with bi-cultural young leaders.


INTERNSHIP SUPERVISOR


The supervisor for this internship will be: 

TBD

QUALIFICATIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES


The ideal candidate:

  • Must have at least one year of graduate-level course work in theology/ministry studies 
  • Must have 2-5 years of ministry experience in a Bi-cultural ministry setting
  • Must have experience providing spiritual mentorship and guidance
  • Must have the ability to work collaboratively using web-based technology
  • Applicants with experience in people development (formally and informally) preferred
  • Applicants with curriculum development experience preferred
  • Bilingual applicants preferred

 

In collaboration with WOS staff, Intern will be expected to:

  • Recruit community of practice participants
  • Orient students to the program
  • Design self-directed assessments students use throughout the program
  • Develop supplemental instructional videos to support course material
  • Coordinate learning experiences, monthly gatherings, and an end-of-year retreat

TIME PERIOD AND COMPENSATION OF INTERNSHIP:


This internship is to be completed within the months of July 2022 and May 2023. The intern will receive a stipend for working at the internship site in the amount of $8,800 distributed as follows: $25.00 per hour for a total of 352 hours.  Interns are not required to work more than ten hours per week.

In addition to the stipend, the intern has access to travel and resource funds in the amount of $1,500 to be used in expenses related to this internship. Travel and resource funds are paid by HTI, and expenses must be approved by the supervisor and HTI in advance. 

For more information about World Outspoken please visit https://circle-bassoon-6th8.squarespace.com/

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