The Focus on the Family 10 week, summer internship program is for the outdoor enthusiast and adventure seeker who wants to learn more about their field of interest from a Biblically based ministry, develop new relationships and learn about engaging your faith in your career field all while exploring the beautiful state of Colorado. Focus on the Family has several internship opportunities that range from Marketing and counseling to Human Resources and Radio Broadcasting.

Interning at Focus on the Family

The Focus on the Family internship aims to enrich students in a professional manner, as well as a personal and spiritual level. You will become rooted in an incredible community of fellow interns, and work under an experienced professional in the field which you are studying!

Although the longest internships are in the summer, there are occasional openings for internships in the fall and spring semesters.

If you're a current sophomore or junior, take a look at our postings to see what internships are open for the summer, applications open early to mid-November! Email and see the FAQs below for more information.


When does the internship start and end?

It typically starts the last week in May/first week in June. Next summer, the internship will start on Monday June 4, 2018. It ends the first week in August. Next year’s end date is Friday, August 10, 2018.

Are your internships paid?

Unfortunately not, but we do try to provide housing with a volunteer and cover your workday breakfast and lunch.

Will my housing host provide my meals?

We do not require that they provide your meals as well. Some of them may invite you to join them on occasion but please be aware that meals are your responsibility.

How many interns are hired each summer?

We range between 25 and 30 interns each summer!

What kind of activities do you do on the weekend?

The first weekend at Focus consists of a group camping trip up in the mountains! We typically plan multiple hiking trips, white water rafting, group meals, paddle boarding, and more!

What do I need to bring with me?

Besides a car and your business casual attire, we do suggest bringing a few things for our outdoor trips. Tents are provided for the camping trip, but we encourage you to bring your sleeping bag, hammock, and other items you deem necessary for camping. If you would like to participate in the hiking trips, please bring appropriate footwear for hiking mountains!

For more information, email us or check out our Job Board for available internships!

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