Internships that make a world of difference

At Converge we believe everyone has a calling, following the crowd will not bring transformation, and a personalized missions project is the best way to discover your purpose.

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Right now, a virtual remote internship may be better than just another missions trip


Youth With A Mission is an international missions movement encompassing thousands of long and short-term volunteers working in almost every nation in the world. YWAM ministries emphasize the areas of Evangelism, Training, and Mercy Ministries. 

YWAM Converge is part of the YWAM family of ministries. 

Converge is an program of the Student Mobilization Centre of the University of the Nations. University of the Nations is an international training institution with 600 locations on all continents and in 160 nations.

Not just another short-term missions trip

If you want to make a difference, why would you graduate from college without learning how?

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Introducing Converge 

Converge is not like any other short-term mission trip or a typical internship. 

Converge is a missional internship. 

With Converge, you experience real relationships with people who share your passion. 

And you do a personalized missions project to make a difference.

Discover where your spiritual journey, personal interests, and professional skills all converge.

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Student Journey

This revolutionary missional internship management software makes it easier than ever to manage logistics, orientation, and fundraising so you have time to disciple student participants. 

With over 25 years experience directing global internships, we have developed this single platform with a searchable portfolio of missional internship opportunities, an online learning course, and a social fundraising platform to help students make a difference.


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What Glenis learned with Converge

Glenis went to Albania and did an education project. Here's why she thinks everyone should do a Converge internship. 

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Certified Internship Coordinators

Our team is working hard to make it easy for you to find an internship to make a difference. And we make it easy for organizations to host pre-qualified students to help their businesses, schools, NGOs, or ministries. You may have interest in a specific field or region of the world.

Reach out to one of our certified internship coordinators

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Member of Forum on Education Abroad

The Forum is a membership association recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission as the Standards Development Organization (SDO) for the field of education abroad. Converge is a program of the Student Mobilization Centre of the University of the Nations, which is one of the Forum’s 800+ institutional members include U.S. colleges and universities, overseas institutions, consortia, agencies, organizations, and foundations who are committed to improving education abroad. The Forum provides training and resources to education abroad professionals, and its Standards of Good Practice are recognized as the definitive means by which the quality of education abroad programs may be judged.


Associate Member of the Standards of Excellence 

We uphold the code of best practice for short-term mission practitioners. Read the Seven Standards

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Top-Rated Award from GreatNonprofits

We are one of the first winners of a 2020 Top-Rated Award from GreatNonprofits (#GreatNP2020)! Read inspiring stories about us and add your own here.

Great Nonprofits Rated 2020


Guidestar Gold Seal of Transparency 2020

Demonstrating our commitment to transparency for our donors and funders to make an educated decision.

 PARTNER with Project World Impact


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