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The Stayin’ Alive Pro-Life Internship is an intensive six day event which offers in-depth formation in pro-life ethics, philosophy and apologetics, as well as important practical skills such as leadership training, event/project management and media training.

Our interns begin each day with breakfast together, followed by a morning of lectures. Each lecture session includes a time of small group discussion where interns gather together to discuss what has just been presented, or to work on practical exercises related to the topic.

After lunch each day our interns explore various possible projects they could be involved with, as well as training in practical issues related to pro-life project management.

After the daily free time and then a shared dinner, participants gather together for the evening session, which sees them watching a movie followed by a discussion about the important pro-life themes and ethical issues that it depicts.

If you’re looking for a more in-depth pro-life formation event that also offers training in important practical skills such as leadership, media and project management, as well as the opportunity to discuss pro-life issues in greater detail, and to meet and build friendships with other young pro-lifers from all over New Zealand, then the Stayin’ Alive Internship could be for you.

Who can attend the Stayin’ Alive Pro-Life Internship?
Anyone aged 18 to 30 years (we will also consider applications from anyone over 30 who is young at heart and a suitable candidate) whose application to attend has been received and approved can attend. Places on the internship programme are very limited, so we work hard to ensure that those limited spaces are offered to the most suitable candidates. In order to assist us in this process we require all applicants to provide the name and details of someone who can act as a verbal referee for their application.

The other requirement for attending the Stayin’ Alive Internship is that participants need to be able to attend ALL of the internship programme, not just some of it, so priority will be given to applicants who can be present for the entire duration of the Stayin’ Alive Pro-Life Internship.

What are the dates for the 2014 Stayin’ Alive Pro-Life Internship?
Starts: Monday 31 June (with option of arriving at venue on Sunday afternoon)
Ends: Saturday 5 July

Where is the next Stayin’ Alive Pro-Life Internship being held?
The next Stayin’ Alive Pro-Life Internship is being held at Paraparaumu (approx. 45 minutes north of Wellington)

What does it cost to attend the Stayin’ Alive Pro-Life Internship?
$450 per intern, which covers all meals, accommodation and course materials, etc. for the duration of the Stayin’ Alive Pro-Life Internship (Monday afternoon to Saturday afternoon).

We encourage successful internship applicants to seek sponsorship from local groups in their area, who would be supportive of them attending the Stayin’ Alive Pro-Life Internship, if they are in need of support to offset the cost of attending the Stayin’ Alive Pro-Life Internship.

How do I get to and from the Stayin’ Alive Pro-Life Internship?
Interns must arrange their own travel to and from the Stayin’ Alive Pro-Life Internship. Airport pick-ups and drop-offs will be provided by the Stayin’ Alive team if this is required.

Air New Zealand flies directly into Paraparumu from some parts of New Zealand, or else both Air New Zealand and Jetstar offer regular flights to and from Wellington (obviously the earlier you book your flights the cheaper they are likely to be). There are also overland transport options such as bus services, the train, or ferry which can be utilized too.

How do I apply for the Stayin’ Alive Pro-Life Internship?
Spaces at the Stayin’ Alive Pro-Life Internship are strictly limited, and  participation is by approved application only. Please click here to apply for the Stayin’ Alive Pro-Life Internship using our online application form.

What happens once I have submitted my application for the Stayin’ Alive Pro-Life Internship?
Once your application has been received by us you will be sent an email acknowledging that your application has been received by us, and we will then assess your application and make contact with your referee. If your application to attend is successful you will be notified via email, or phone, and then closer to the start of the internship programme you will be sent detailed information about what to bring to the internship, etc.

If I am accepted for the Stayin’ Alive Pro-Life Internship what will I need to bring with me?
Interns need to bring their own clothing and personal items (such as toiletries, etc.) with them to the internship, as well a sleeping bag and pillow. Interns should also bring their own writing materials, and a laptop would be handy, but is not essential. Interns should also bring any essential medications, etc. with them. Accommodation, along with breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as tea and coffee, etc. are provided for the duration of the internship.

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If you are interested in finding out more about the Stayin’ Alive Pro-Life Internship then please don’t hesitate to contact us via our online email contact form at anytime.

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