Semester Internships

Missouri Baptist Disaster Relief offers an opportunity for college students and recent college graduates to make a difference. Our semester internships focus on leadership development in a disaster recovery setting. Our interns have the opportunity to learn key response skills such as chainsaw operation, flood recovery, mass-feeding, and logistics. They also gain soft skills in the areas of teamwork, problem-solving, and critical thinking.Previous interns have deployed to disaster sites in Missouri, Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas.


Missouri Baptist Disaster Relief (MODR) is a faith-based non-profit organization located in Jefferson City, Missouri. Fall/Spring Interns will work under the supervision of the MODR Disaster Relief Collegiate Coordinator (DRCC).


Must be able to work onsite and remotely. Must be able to meet weekly with the program supervisor. Must be able to attend two MODR training events. (No remote options are available for MODR training events.) Must be able to participate in MODR disaster responses when requested. Must be able to perform other internship requirements as individually assigned (to be determined).

MODR Provides

An internship program focused on four areas:
  • Leadership Development
  • Disaster Relief Skills
  • Soft Skills Development (teamwork, problem-solving, critical thinking, time management). 
  • Spiritual growth.

Meals and lodging while in Jefferson City, at training events, and disaster responses. Mentorship and oversight. Networking opportunities with experts in the disaster relief field. A $1,600.00 honorarium