Interning at Emmanuel

The Internship is a church-based programme of personal growth and service alongside the staff of Emmanuel in which you will develop your natural gifts and talents whilst gaining new skills; Grow in your understanding and experience of God; And work alongside experts in a dynamic and exciting church environment. We now partner with New Frontiers 'Intentional Discipleship' year who run weekly teaching, training, and trips during the year. You can find out more about ID by clicking here.

Hear What Our Interns Have To Say

Considering interning at Emmanuel?

Find out more about our programme and the benefits of taking a year out from our previous interns experiences on the video below.

Who is the Internship for?

The Internship is for anyone who has a real passion for God and the church.

It’s a year to grow in God, develop your gifts, and get stuck into what God is doing here at Emmanuel. You will be Brighton based for 3-4 days during the week, and will be expected to attend Emmanuel on Sundays. It’s a voluntary year with space to work part-time alongside it, which we strongly recommend.

What do you do on the Internship?

Your weekly timetable will include weekly & termly theology and personal development training, as well as serving the church in your focus area(s).

Focus areas include:

Creative: Communications, video, photography, graphic design, writing and social media.

Production: Sound, lighting, and technology.

Student Work: Organising and managing undergraduate student work, mentoring students & reaching students on campus with the gospel.

Kids Work: Administration, curriculum and script writing, illustrating and acting.

Youth work: Being a part of the 11-18’s team which involves leadership training, discipleship, running the weekly program and stretching yourself in teaching and worship.

Social Action: Taking part in our various food banks providing food and friendly conversations to the vulnerable in our city, creating content for our social action projects, and administration for charity projects.

Central Events and Administration: Working with our administration and events team to deliver events and administration needs across all areas of church life

Berlin Church Plant: Join the Mosaik Church team in Berlin for a year.

How much does the Internship cost?

The cost of the year is £2000. This will cover weekly teaching, termly training blocks, and various trips away throughout your year. Unfortunately, we cannot take on everyone who applies. However, we will prayerfully consider every application and where appropriate, meet with you personally to help decide if this is the right year for you.

Price: £2000

How do I apply for the Internship?

To find out more about the Internship please email:

To apply for the internship, please fill in the application form here.