What we offer
A Bendigo Baptist Church Internship is a hands on, roll-up-your sleeves ministry opportunity where you will be trained and discipled by experienced ministry leaders. This Internship is more than an opportunity to simply learn, it is an invitation to grow as a disciple in your relationship and knowledge of God, increase you dependence on His leading and to continue the mission of Jesus. All Internships are voluntary; however you will have the opportunity to undertaking formal Ministry and Theological Studies. The internship is a 24 months commitment as you "follow. Jesus, be transformed by Him, and commit to His mission." (Matthew 4:19)
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN (Please download the application form here or download the information on this page here.)

Discipleship and Growth
You will have opportunities to engage with God and His Word as you seek to practically and effectively live out your Faith. You will learn what it is to be a Disciple of Jesus who makes disciples in the everyday stuff of life. You will grow and be challenged in your faith as you undertake and debrief ministry experiences while you discover who God has designed you to be. You will be equipped, empowered and released!

Study and Training
You will receive quality training by Pastors, Ministry staff, and the Internship Student Support worker as you undertake your ministry placement and formal studies in Ministry. This study training pathway is provided in partnership with the Australian College of Ministries (ACOM). ACOM is a Member Institute of the Sydney College of Divinity who offer internationally recognized higher education awards. As a part of the Internship, you will undertake a nationally recognized Diploma of Ministry with Australian College of Ministries (ACOM), accredited through the Sydney School of Divinity.

Ministry Placement
You will have the opportunity to thrive and launch into your passion and gifting areas in a big way. Your God given gifts and talents will be channelled into practical (structured and creative) ministry opportunities as led by the Holy Spirit. You will have the chance to learn from extremely gifted and experienced Ministry leaders as you prepare for a life of ministry post the Internship. You will have the opportunity to ‘Dream’ as you seek the Holy Spirit to develop unique and new ministry opportunities to address needs in people’s lives.


Thank you for your prayerful consideration. We encourage you to discuss the Internship options with the relevant Ministry coordinator. We look forward to what God can do in and through you within this intensive and rewarding Internship experience.
Yours in Christ,

Brock Gravener
Intern Coordinator
(03) 5449 3033