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The School of Theology and Religious Studies facilitates student internships with a variety of Washington DC organizations in order to augment our students’ educational experience with experience outside the classroom.

A 6-8 hour / week internship is the culmination of our Certificate in Pastoral Ministry students’ formation.  Students intern at one of our approved sites with extensive support and supervision.  Our CPM students are also able to integrate their practical experience with their theological studies through a weekly theological reflection with other CPM students.

The School of Theology and Religious Studies also assists interested non-CPM students in finding internships.
Our student have interned for organizations such as the Unites States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Gonzaga Prep High School, and the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry.

For more information about where our students have interned

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops-
National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry-
Gonzaga College High School-
Holy Trinity Catholic Church-
A Simple House-
Children's National Medical Center-
Office of Evangelization and Family Life, Archdiocese of Washington-
Office of Young Adult MInistry, Archdiocese of Washington D.C. -
Archbishop Carroll Catholic High School-
Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic High School, (Olney, MD) -
Matthews Memorial Baptist Church, (Washington, DC) -
St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, (Rockville, MD) -

What Our Graduates are Doing

Graduates of the B.A. program in Theology and Religious Studies have had outstanding success in finding desired jobs upon graduation in a variety of theology-related and some non-theology related fields. 

Every one of our graduates over the past two years has been able to find rewarding work or further studies in a field they desire.  Most of these fields are directly related to theology.  Twenty-five percent of our students pursue graduate studies, mostly in theology but some in law or religious studies.  Sixty percent of our graduates have gone on to one of the following:  youth ministry, education, ministry with vulnerable populations; or ordained/religious life.  Another fifteen percent of our graduates work in non-theology related positions including entertainment and public relations.  




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