Community Relations Internship

Community Relations Liaison

The Community Relations Liaison serves as a critical link between The Mother Church and the Boston community. Meeting with key leaders in business, government, art, education, nonprofits, and religion, the Liaison manages donations as well as community projects. As an intern for the Community Relations Liaison, come learn about how The Mother Church is building meaningful relationships with its local Boston community.


  • Gain outreach and external communication experience in the local Boston community

    • Clergy / interfaith and ecumenical

    • Business organizations

    • Non-profit organizations

  • Assist with donations from The Mother Church to the local community

  • Research various organizations as needed

    • Family shelters

    • Homeless shelters

    • Schools

    • Youth programs

    • Food programs

  • Learn how to manage ongoing community projects.

  • PACT - Public Activities Community Team

    • Assist other TMC departments for a greater view of how TMC interacts on-site with the public.

Qualifications & Desired Qualities:

  • Deep love and commitment to Christian Science

  • Class Instruction preferred

  • Comfortable in interfaith, multicultural, interracial environments

  • Highly organized and motivated

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Social media skills helpful

  • Foreign language a plus

How to apply

Fill out the online application and email us your resume and a cover letter at Applications are due February 18, 2020. Applicants will be notified by the end of the month.

Program Dates: May 26 - August 7 (11 weeks)

Compensation: Interns will not receive pay or compensation but will receive a living stipend of $300 per week to help offset the cost of living in Boston. They will also be housed near The Mother Church, free of charge, for the duration of the program. The living stipend and housing are taxable benefits. Interns who are Mother Church members and are returning to school after the internship program will be eligible to receive an Albert Baker Fund educational grant award after their successful completion of the program.

Questions: If you have questions about this program, please contact TMC Youth tmcyouthintern@christianscience.com1-617-450-3700 or 1-800-288-7090 ext. 3700 (toll-free)