What makes an effective internship?

By |2016-10-31T13:57:19-04:00March 18th, 2014|Alvin Lau, youth ministry thoughts|0 Comments

Internships. There are many connotations of what an internship is. Lately, the discussion includes the use (or abuse) of unpaid internships (see the Toronto Star article from March 2, 2014). Some people see  internships as cheap (or free) labour. Others see internships no different than another paid position. What exactly makes an effective internship? Internships in a ministry context (like youth ministry) are meant to provide a space for the