Wednesday, August 08, 2007

2008 WCC Internship Program

The World Council of Churches (WCC) has announced its internship program for 2008. The WCC will welcome five young people aged 18-30 to serve as interns in its offices in Geneva, Switzerland, from Feb. 2008-Jan. 2009. Interns will be assigned to one of the WCC working areas. Each intern will be expected to plan an ecumenical project to implement in his or her home context when they return home in Feb. 2009. Areas of work will be
  1. the Decade to Overcome Violence (;
  2. youth ( and ecumenical relationships (;
  3. visitors program ( and media relations (;
  4. faith, science, technology, and ethics (; and
  5. just and inclusive communities (
Successful candidates will be committed to the ideals of the ecumenical movement and will bring energy, commitment, and a fresh vision to the work. Along with an application, applicants must send background information about their church or Christian youth network that will help them in implementing their proposed ecumenical project. Closing date for receiving applications is Sept. 20. More information and an application form and a background information form are at

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