Who is a User?

If you are a YWAMer or Friend of YWAM, 

You can use the App to create an Outreach, Course, or Converge Internship.  

And there is a special role for YWAMers, the UofN Internship Coordinator, for those who are dedicated to helping students with internships. 

For most YWAM Events, outreaches, and courses, a declared major will not be required. 

Internships?

Participants for Converge Internships are accepted on the following basis:  – Applicant must be 18 years of age by the start date of the Session; – Applicant must be a High School graduate by the start date of the Session; Converge Internship Applicants typically require a declared major field of study.   A declared major that relates to the desired internship is most often required. 

Note: Converge applicants are not required to be currently registered or attending a college or university.

Application Process

Register for Free

It is free to register and create a profile. When you do, you can enter your testimony, your contact details, and your Emergency Contact, all of which will make your application much quicker. 

Apply

After registering, then apply for an outreach, course, or internship. There is typically a non-refundable application fee, which is determined based on the program and fees vary based on your home country. 

Mentor

Depending on the program, you may need to enter the name of your Mentor (someone you choose from their own community, your church, your campus, or your place of work). All Converge Interns are required to have a personal Mentor.

Approval Process

After you apply your Team Leader or Host reviews your references and application. An interview may be necessary  before final approval. 

Your notice of acceptance will come directly to you through the App or Email, depending on your settings in the App.

After Getting Accepted

1. Create a Landing Page

After you hear from your Host or Team Leader about acceptance, you may log into your personal dashboard on the App and create your Landing Page, which you may use for fundraising. Be sure to share the link to your Landing Page on your Social Media channels and emails,. 

2. Converge Intern (and other Premier Program) participants start the online pre-departure course. 

 If you are a Converge Internship participant, you will be provided a coupon link to the Converge Course where you may begin preparations. 

CONVERGE PARTICIPANTS! 

We strongly advise you to begin the Converge Course immediately after acceptance. You will need at least 30-60 days minimum to complete the pre-departure lessons as well as all the fundraising and travel preparations, depending on the Converge host organization’s location.

One Spiritual and One Professional

References

Spiritual Reference

Most applicants must provide at least one Spiritual and one Other Reference. The Spiritual Reference may be a pastor, a Youth Minister, a Campus Fellowship leader, or any person that will provide information about the applicant’s relationship with Jesus Christ.

Other References

The Other Reference may be an Employer, a Faculty member, a Student Advisor at the High School or College, depending on the program requirements on the App.  

Team Leaders or Host Partners will reach out to references during the approval process.