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Summer Interns 2017
2017 Summer cohort pictured above!

RMM strives to provide college internships that are unique, educational, and meaningful to the work at hand. Interns come from around the country, and occasionally around the world. Your major doesn't matter, what matters is that you possess a commitment to justice and are looking for a challenge.

The full-time summer internships help make programming happen during the busy months when schools are out, Albany is in session, and harvest season is beginning. Whether you are interested in youth empowerment, legislative organizing, or popular education, there are positions available. We treat summer college interns as part of the staff and guarantee support throughout the summer.

Summer Internships

Rhyston Intern 2015We are accepting college interns on a case by case basis this Summer. We are willing to work with institutional requirements for credit. We have been known to help interns create their own position, and in doing so shape the skills they learn.

Summer 2022 is a unique semester, and we are working hard to finalize options for remote or in-person positions. Please see decisions and postings below by region.

Western New York (Lyons): Justice Organization of Youth Internship
Western New York (Lyons): Liturgia Internship
Western New York (Lyons): Virtual Internship
Long Island (Riverhead): Long Island Summer Youth Program Internship
Mid-Hudson (Cornwall on Hudson): Youth Arts Group Internship
Mid-Hudson (Cornwall on Hudson): Youth Arts Group Events Organizer Internship
Mid-Hudson (Cornwall on Hudson): Special Events Internship
Mid-Hudson (Cornwall on Hudson): Overnight Camp Internship
Mid-Hudson (Cornwall on Hudson): Assistant Admin Summer Internship
Mid-Hudson (Cornwall on Hudson): Communications Summer Internship
Catskills (Liberty): Currently not accepting new interns

To apply, contact the supervisor listed on the position that interests you. For the semester unpaid positions the most important part of applying is a candid conversation, to assure that your skills, schedule, and interests match the needs and opportunities we have to offer. Some supervisors may also request a resume to better guide the conversation.

Want a member of RMM's staff to contact you to discuss what internship might be the best fit for you? Fill out this form and we'll get in touch!


RMM also provides a limited number of Fellowships to young adults looking for grassroots experience. Fellowships are educational, full-time, and generally range from 6-months to 1-year. Typically, Fellowships have arisen from a specific source of funding such as a grant or large donation RMM has received to complete a project, an opportunity from the graduate's academic institution or a national funder, or mission funding from a faith group.
Catskills (Liberty): Youth Economic Group Fellowship
Western New York (Lyons): Jim Schmidt Fellowship

RMM is convening a 10-week interfaith fellowship. As a part of your discernment, we invite you to join Rural & Migrant Ministry for a chance to engage with rural and migrant communities. This fellowship will enrich your faith journey as you dismantle the "borderlands" which seek to separate us. You will have the opportunity to live in residence and work alongside of the people and staff of RMM. There will also be the opportunity to work within a local rural congregation partnering with RMM. This particular fellowship will focus on the Christian faith and is meant to be experiential. Seminarians will be directly involved in program development and engagement within the community through RMM and with a local congregation. First and foremost, we see this as an educational experience, and we are committed to your educational development. We hope you will join us!
Mid-Hudson (Cornwall on Hudson): Seminarian Fellowship


RMM is convening one in-person and one virtual cohort. We invite participation from a variety of Christian backgrounds from across the Hudson Valley and the Catskills. At the end of the Cohort, we will offer a certificate in Transformational Hospitality.

In-person (Cornwall on Hudson): Breaking Down Walls
Virtual: From Charity to Justice

To apply, contact the supervisor listed on the position that interests you.

If you are interested in getting to know us further, consider attending Alternative Spring Break. The transformative experience provides the opportunity to witness farmworker experiences and leadership, and explore how to nurture a social justice movement.