OWM INTERN VISION
OneWay Ministries is passionate about helping to activate the next generation of Christian leaders for the advancement of the gospel worldwide. We provide opportunities for students to leverage their Kingdom potential by making significant contributions through the use of their gifts and skills.
audio production and engineering
video editing and production
public relations and marketing strategies
research and recording information
reaching the Konkomba people
Music and audio production interns will work on many different OWM music and studio initiatives.
Worship Album Production: Many different people and groups are using OneWay Studios to produce various worship albums and other ministry resources. Interns will be assisting with recording, mixing, and mastering for these projects, as well as helping to organize music and musicians.
Prayercast Audio Production: Prayercast is an OWM ministry that activates world-changing prayer through media. There are many music and prayer tracks that need to be edited, bounced, and made ready for people to use to pray, all around the world, for the world.
Audio Engineering: Interns will also get experience recording quality speakers for various projects like radio spots and teaching modules.
OneWay Studios uses a ProTools system. Experience with ProTools is preferred.
Video editing interns will artistically create professional quality video-based prayer resources that will be distributed around the world through www.prayercast.com. Prayercast utilizes Macs and Final Cut Pro for all video projects.
Nation Videos: Interns will create prayer videos for various countries around the world, combining a prayer from a national with compelling footage from that country.
Special Videos: Interns will create special videos for existing OneWay original worship music or worship music from around the world, to be used around the world! They also will create various promotional videos for the ministry.
Documentaries: Interns will create documentary videos for OneWay Ministries about the internship program and other missions-related topics.
Interns will assist in public relations and marketing messages for the ministry, working with development and various ministry projects.
Graphic Design: Interns will use Photoshop and InDesign to create graphics for print (brochures, posters, newsletters, sales sheets, etc.) and web. Interns will be involved in every aspect of the layout process.
Photography: Interns will practice photography skills to be used for communication pieces such as a newsletter or web design.
OWM Storytelling: OneWay Ministries and the staff each have a unique story of how God brought them to the place where they are. It is our heart to tell these stories in a compelling and creative way using different communication mediums.
Social Media: Interns will develop and implement social media strategies for various OWM initiatives.
Qualified interns will have strong skills or experience in at least one of the above areas, and will have a heart for using media to reach the multitudes around the world with the gospel.
Writing interns will create compelling written prayer resources. Interns will research numerous topics and synthesize their research in writings that will help to activate world changing prayer.
Nation Summaries: An essential element of Prayercast is an informative nation summary needed for each nation page, written by interns. These summaries provide insight into the nation from past issues to current needs. Not only are these summaries published online, but they educate and motivate prayer around the globe.
Radio Spots: In partnership with a local radio station, OWM interns are heavily involved in the process of writing 48 second radio spots. Later recorded by OWM staff or volunteers, these prayers will be broadcast locally and with nationwide affiliates.
OneWay Storytelling: OneWay Ministries and the staff each have a unique story of how God brought them to the place where they are. Interns will write to share many OWM stories with the public.
Interns will serve in a variety of capacities, touching on many of the overall goals and current projects at OWM. These interns usually work on at least 2 projects at a time, providing multiple experiences working on different teams and developing many sets of skills furthering God's Kingdom. Missions Stateside projects may include some of the following and are assigned based on the intern's skills and interests.
Communications: Interns work closely with the Communications Team to help articulate the message of OneWay’s ministries in Africa and in the states through web.
Strategy: Interns assist with project development of OWM Africa and other OWM ministries.
Research: Interns complete various research projects such as gathering a worship song for every country of the world, fundraising projects, etc.
Writing: Interns inspire people around the world to pray for, give to, and serve in missions-related projects.
General ministry support: Interns contribute to any work of OWM needed using event planning, administrative, or other skills.
Experience a summer in Ghana, Africa, working alongside OneWay Africa's director, Ray Mensah, to help take the Konkomba people off the list of 21 unreached people, groups of northern Ghana. Missions Abroad interns will join a team of Africans to assist Ray in planning, communications, administration and outreach work among the Komba people. The interns would spend about half of their time working out of the Accra office and the other half working in the Komba villages of northern Ghana.
Interns would train at OWM's headquarters in Aurora, IL for one week, spend 7-8 weeks in Ghana, and then spend one more week at OWM's headquarters debriefing as well as communicating and compiling the work that was done in Ghana.
What is required:
- A heart for overseas missions
- Excellent writing, communication, and administration skills
A willingness/ability to:
- "Rough it" in very primitive conditions while working in the villages
- Be in the minority and resist loneliness
- Embrace African culture and have some cultural awareness
- Be flexible
- Be a self-starter
- Be humble and willing to doing anything needed
- Be open to learning new things
There will be an additional internship cost of approximately $3,500-4,000 per person for airline ticket, food, lodging, transportation and other expenses while in Ghana (7-8 weeks). Support raising options are available through OneWay.
Q: Why should I choose this internship?
A: OWM views the internship program as an education offering. You will gain valuable skills and experience in ministry and in your skilled area. You will also be surrounded and discipled by people whose heart is to be fully committed to Christ and His Kingdom. We are unique in that we train and educate students in their field as well as develop them spiritually.
Q: What are the next steps in the application process?
A: After you submit your online application the OneWay team will review your application & work samples and get back to you within two weeks. The next step of the interview process is a phone or face-to-face interview, possibly followed by an offer to intern with us.
Q: How much does it cost?
A: The summer internship has a program fee. See our summer information for this year’s fee.
Q: I have financial needs during this internship. What can I do?
A: Interns are able to raise support up to $3,000 through OneWay Ministries for a summer internship to cover the program fee and any financial needs they have. Ask for a support-raising packet and information. Students are also able to get a part-time job in the evenings or weekends.
Q: Is there a dress code at OneWay?
A: Business casual attire.
If you have any more questions please email Adara Haley at firstname.lastname@example.org
“I learned that if I don’t use my gifts, talents, and passions for God’s Kingdom work, I’m leading a mediocre life!”
“This internship was challenging, transforming, fun, fulfilling, encouraging, and so much more!”
“The work that I got to do was actually used!”
“I learned so much about what is going on in the world and the many issues that need prayer.”
“I’ve been challenged and encouraged by the OneWay staff – they are all great tools of God.”
“OneWay has a heart for the nations – it has impacted me immensely and anyone would glean from the atmosphere here.”
“This internship made me want to fight for Christ in our world more.”
“I love the great hands-on experience, awesome staff, and God-centered vision.”
“God has totally reshaped my life and the mission he wants me to pursue. I want to make an impact for His Kingdom more than I ever have.”
“I learned to write compellingly, to strive for excellence in all I do, and the power of prayer.”
“This program provides practical experience in many different areas that goes towards a good and effective purpose.”
“I loved working with the OWM staff -they genuinely care for us and shared their lives with us both professionally and personally.”
“God used my time at OWM to break my heart for the things that break His heart.”
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