In this role, you will be actively engaged in issues of compliance, safety, security, and loss prevention for retail stores, the LifeWay distribution center, warehouses, and the LifeWay corporate office. Our intern will be involved in ongoing investigations, loss prevention research, reporting and analysis, and safety initiatives and programs. This position is located at our Nashville, Tennessee corporate headquarters. The ideal candidate would be studying criminal justice, law, or business.Apply Here
LifeWay’s global department is passionate about serving the global church, and reaches more than 160 countries with digital and print resources. In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to promote LifeWay’s published books internationally through marketing campaigns, primarily serving Spanish language markets. This position is located at our Nashville, Tennessee headquarters and requires that a candidate be fluent or near-fluent in reading, writing, and speaking Spanish.Apply Here
LifeWay Christian Resources is seeking an Instructional Design & Communication Specialist to serve on our Retail Store Operations Team. In this role, you’ll work alongside our Instructional Designers to develop and implement employee training that brings alignment to LifeWay’s mission, strategies, and core values. This position is located at our Nashville, Tennessee headquarters.Apply Here
LifeWay’s global department is passionate about serving the global church, and reaches more than 160 countries with digital and print resources. In this role, you’ll serve as Junior Editor for Spanish content. In this position, you’ll work alongside editors in all phases of the publishing process, and provide review and contributions for content. This position is located at our Nashville, Tennessee headquarters, and requires fluency in reading, writing, and speaking Spanish.Apply Here
Logistics interns will primarily work at LifeWay’s state-of-the-art 350,000 square foot distribution center in Lebanon, Tennessee. You will engage with management in the areas of supply chain and continuous improvement, utilize world class distribution technology, and support service to LifeWay’s end customers, trade customers, and stores.Apply Here
The Marketing Analytics and Email Marketing Intern will contribute to the work of the Customer Analytics and Insights Team related to customer trends, marketing targets, and email marketing execution. This position is located at our Nashville, Tennessee headquarters. Note: This is not a creative, design, or social media internship.Apply Here
As an intern in LifeWay’s Visual Merchandising Department, you’ll provide key support in the areas of in-store presentation, layouts, and signage. Your work will support LifeWay Christian Stores, with more than 160 locations nationwide. This position is based at our Nashville, Tennessee headquarters. The ideal candidate would be enrolled in a program for design, retail marketing, fashion merchandising, or a related field.Apply Here
LifeWay’s Publishing & Event Technology Department is seeking an intern to serve as a Web Developer for eBooks. In this role you will utilize markup languages to develop eBooks and other projects that will be delivered to trade vendors and digital platforms. This position is located at our Nashville, Tennessee headquarters.Apply Here
Frequently Asked Questions
LifeWay’s internship program is unique in that we not only provide relevant professional training, but we also incorporate development sessions designed to help our interns learn about themselves, how they function with other people, and what those two things mean for them personally and in a work environment. LifeWay interns are teammates who are given projects to oversee and complete that have an impact on the business of LifeWay.
Yes. Managers for each position conduct their own interviews, so if you’re selected as a candidate for multiple positions, you will go through separate interview processes for each one.
The cut off to submit applications is January 31, however, we begin interviewing candidates in early January, so we recommend submitting your application by the end of the year.
Managers begin interviews in January and complete the interview process no later than March 1. Interns are notified of their acceptance no later than March 15.
The tasks each intern will perform will differ depending on the department he/she supports. However, all LifeWay interns are considered valuable team members and are tasked with completing real projects that have an impact on the business of LifeWay. All interns will participate in weekly development sessions designed to develop them both professionally and personally.
Yes. Interns will be paid an hourly rate for the hours they work. Benefits will not be provided.
No. Interns are responsible for securing their own housing. However, LifeWay will provide a few resources interns can use to find summer housing. And, we will connect the summer interns with each other in case anyone’s looking for a roommate.
The summer internship is typically 9 weeks beginning in June and ending in August.
Each intern will work a total of 288 hours over the course of the summer. The weekly hours will look different for each intern depending on the events or special projects his or her team has scheduled. On average, interns will work about 30 hours a week.
Each intern’s schedule will look different based on the rhythm of the team he/she works with. Core hours will typically be Monday-Thursday with some opportunities to work remotely. All interns attend weekly development sessions on Tuesday mornings.