Congregational Internship

Session: Fall
Type: Field Education
Units: 5-10
Academic Year: 2023 - 2024
Approval Required: No

This is a 10-month full-time (one year, 10 credits/semester) or part-time (two years, 5 credits/ semester) ministry experience in a teaching congregation, under the supervision of a Minister in Full Fellowship (for UU students), working with an intern committee, and a professor at the school. For non-UU students, check with your denominational body to see if there are additional requirements for the congregational internship experience.

This course is for M.Div. students. Evaluation is based on the Zoom conversations, midterm and final evaluations. Students are should also register for the concurrent class “EL-4302 Congregational Intern Reflection” for two credits. UU students will use the UUA Internship Evaluation forms. There are opportunities for all 8 Starr King Threshold Areas and all of the UU Ministerial Fellowship Competency areas to be explored. Auditors excluded.