Program Requirements

Eligibility Requirements

  • have an undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • have completed a minimum one year of post undergraduate work or service experience; and
  • be eligible for admission to the Graduate Degree Program at Villanova.

General Program Requirements

  • live in a first-year residence hall and spend 20 hours a week in ministry work;
  • utilize their gifts, talents, education, and expertise in service of Campus Ministry throughout two academic years;
  • participate in Campus Ministry staff meetings, Intern group meetings, theological reflections, and other related meetings;
  • attend Residence Life area and building meetings when possible and work collaboratively with Residence Life staff; and
  • enroll in the combined MA/CERT and Campus Ministry Internship degree program.

Specific Program Requirements

  • Regular individual meetings with Coordinator of Campus Ministry Graduate Internship Program; submit weekly work log.
  • Serve as advisor for a Fall & Spring break service trip; support your leaders in the weeks up until break, attend group meetings (as many as possible)
  • Collaborate with team of Interns in planning the Freshmen Escape retreats
  • Create and facilitate a weekly faith sharing Get Real Group (weekly faith sharing) in residence hall
  • Invite and encourage students to accompany you to Sunday evening Liturgy; attend all University large Liturgies
  • Invite and encourage students to attend University events such as Huger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Special Olympics, and St. Thomas of Villanova Day of Service.

Eligibility Requirements

  • undergraduate degree
    (3.0 min GPA)
  • one year (min) of post undergraduate work/service experience
  • eligible for admission to the Graduate Degree Program
    at Villanova.

General Program Requirements

  • live in a first-year residence hall
  • spend 20 hr/wk in ministry work
  • utilize their gifts/ expertise in service of Campus Ministry over two academic years
  • participate in staff meetings, intern group meetings, theological reflections etc…
  • attend Residence Life area and building meetings when possible and work collaboratively with Residence Life staff
  • enroll in the combined MA/CERT and Campus Ministry Internship degree program.

Specific Program Requirements

  • regular individual meetings with coordinator
  • submit weekly work log
  • advise a fall/spring Service Break Experience trip
  • plan Freshman Escape Retreats
  • create and facilitate a weekly faith sharing Get Real group in residence hall
  • invite and encourage students to accompany you to Sunday evening liturgy
  • attend all University large liturgies
  • invite & encourage students to attend University events such as Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Special Olympics, and St. Thomas of Villanova Day of Service

 

Applications are now being accepted for admission to Campus Ministry’s Graduate Internship Program. The application deadline is March 1, 2016. Late applications will be considered on an individual basis, space permitting. You must be accepted into a master’s degree program at Villanova to be considered for an internship position, however concurrent application to both the internship program and grad school is encouraged.

 

Graduate Theology Programs

 

Villanova University provides the following to each intern:

 

  • room and board
  • tuition remission for course work in fulfillment of a master’s degree in Theology and a certificate in Pastoral Ministry
  • an annual stipend