Mentored Internships

Mentored Internships

Mentored Internship courses enable students to gain practical ministry experience in various areas of ministry under the supervision of a Field Mentor. The mentor and the student work together to develop a ‘personalized’ experience in the ministry organization. Students can take the Mentored Internship during the Fall, Spring, and/or Summer terms. Currently, Mentored Internships are offered in two major areas

This course is designed for students to pursue an opportunity to participate in a ministry internship through their local church or a ministry organization. This internship can focus on a variety of ministry areas. The student is responsible to fill out the Mentored Internship application prior to being approved and registered for this class. A graduate student can take this course (PMN7900) up to three times and gain a maximum of 9 credit hours. A college student can take the undergrad version of this course (MIN4900) up to four times and gain a maximum of 12 credit hours.

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This internship is a counseling experience in an appropriate field setting with an approved mentor. A student may substitute BCO7900 for BCO7503 Practicum 3 (and by petition BCO7502 Practicum 2) with approval from Dr. Kellen (

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  • This internship is a counseling experience in an appropriate field setting with an approved mentor.
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As part of our commitment to our Pastoral Ministry (Ba to Mdiv) students to be trained as theologians, prepared as pastors, and mobilized for the mission, the 9 credit hour Pastoral Ministry Internship offers on the ground training in the context of a significant ministry experience. The direct mentorship of a church pastor offers invaluable equipping while walking alongside them, gleaning from their life and ministry, and learning academically through study in this course.

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  • Ministry-related Master’s degree
  • Significant ministry experience.
  • Willingness to mentor/train students in a way that honors and does not contradict Southeastern’s confessional statements: the Abstract of Principles and The Baptist Faith and Message (2000), the Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy and the Danvers Statement on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood.
  • Read all required textbooks if not read previously and grade all student work
  • Submit a Student Evaluation Form at the end of each semester that includes whether the student passed or failed the course
Student Evaluation Form Mentor Evaluation Form Church Recommendation Form