Office of Career Services

Ministry/ Service Opportunities

The information in the links below should provide you with a general overview of a variety of ministry opportunities. This is by no means a complete list of all information, but it is a resource to help you figure out where to begin.  All students considering ministry careers, regardless of faith tradition, are encouraged to visit with the University Chaplain, who leads the pre-ministry program at Southwestern.

Southwestern University Pre-Ministry Program

Designed for students who are exploring a call to ordained ministry, lay ministry and other forms of church leadership and ministry, the program includes students from a variety of backgrounds, churches and theological outlooks.

Internships

ChristianVolunteering.org - Search for summer internships, short-term missions and one- to three-year ministry internships.

Catholic Volunteer Network - Faith-based (open to all faiths) short- and long-term opportunities around the world through more than 200 member organizations.

UrbanMinistry.org - Search urban ministry job postings

Job Search

ChristianJobs.com and ChurchStaffing.com - Employment sites focused on helping faith-minded job seekers find opportunities with churches, businesses, non-profits, and organizations. Our resources include free job searches, resume writing services, career development, and interview tips.

Organizations

List of student religious organizations on Southwestern’s campus.

Missions

This page will supply you with different mission opportunities around the world.