The Robert W. Bohl Racial/Ethnic Leadership Program provides a seminarian the opportunity to explore publishing as a ministry by serving for ten weeks in the summer at the office of Presbyterian Publishing Corporation (PPC).  Internship opportunities are available in the following departments, based on the interest and expertise of the intern: Marketing, Editing, Production, and Operations. Housing and a stipend of $5,000 will be provided. Dates of service are negotiable, but will take place for 10 weeks between May and September. Interested applicants should submit a résumé and cover letter by April 1, 2015to Rev. Laura M. Cheifetz, Executive Director of Church & Public Relations, at lcheifetz@presbypub.com

Eligibility requirements

  • Seminary or divinity student at an accredited ATS school, rising middler or senior, or recent graduate
  • Member of the PC (USA) or student at a PC (USA)-affiliated seminary
  • Open to vocational exploration, considering ordination as a possibility
  • Interested in a career in publishing
  • Racial/ethnic (black/African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern/Arab American, or Native American)

Through this program, three recent seminary graduates and seminarians have served as interns. Those interested in supporting this ministry of the PPC may give through the Presbyterian Foundation. 

About the Presbyterian Publishing Corporation: 

Presbyterian Publishing Corporation is the denominational publisher of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). With a publishing heritage that dates back more than 175 years, PPC publishes approximately sixty titles each year and maintains a backlist of more than 2,000 titles that are sold throughout the world. In addition to These Days, PPC is home to Geneva Press and Westminster John Knox Press, as well as TheThoughtfulChristian.com and PCUSAstore.com marketplaces and downloadable studies.