Graduate Worship Internship – WRSP 699

CG • Section 16WK • 11/10/2019 to 04/18/2020 • Modified 09/05/2023

Course Description

This course involves practical work experience in an approved ministry or organization under the direction of a qualified supervisor. Selection of the internship site should coincide with the student's academic track and intended career path. Registration Restrictions: Completed application to the Coordinator of the Graduate Program

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.


It has become increasingly more important for students to have opportunity to apply learned principles of worship leading under the direction of teachers, mentors, music directors, and/or pastors. This experience should be gleaned over an extended period of time in the local church under the supervision of local church leadership. Experiences should be designed so that the student understands the responsibility of submitting his/her self to pastoral authority. Experiences should include, but are not limited to crafting worship services for small groups, rehearsing choirs, ensembles, praise teams, or praise bands as needed, singing with praise teams and/or playing with praise bands; developing multi-media power-point type presentations, participating in drama teams, assembling a team of worship leaders and teachers for specific missions related activities, or assisting media teams in the preparation and presentation of worship through video, computer, and audio venues.

Course Assignment

Article Readings and Presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Journals (9)

The student will prepare a weekly journal. There is a different journal prompt for each module.

Hours Log Assignment

Using the provided template, the student will keep a running log of his or her internship hours and submit the document on the last day of the internship.