Come serve the Lord with Righteous Rides, and use your gifts in our internship program! Interns learn valuable career skills through Biblical mentorship and on-the-job training, while also giving back to missionary families. Interns love Righteous Rides because of our hands-on learning style, relaxed work environment, and passionate staff. Submit your internship application below!


We are now accepting applications for summer of 2024!

Previous Interns




Luke Fagg. Summer 2023. Mechanical Engineering major at LeTourneau University.

“I have loved being able to use my gifts and interests to serve God and His missionaries.”




Zaine Fisher. Summer 2023. Business Marketing and Finance major at LeTourneau University.

“My internship at Righteous Rides was an amazing opportunity to grow in my faith and develop my business skills.”




Josiah Hildebrandt. Summer 2023. Business Management major at Evangel University.

“This internship was tons of fun, and a great learning experience!”




Bob Peterson. Summer 2021 and 2023. Business Management major at LeTourneau University.

“Righteous Rides was an amazing experience that helped me grow as a Christian and a businessman.”




Ethan Fawcett. Summer 2022 and 2023. Mechatronics Engineering major at LeTourneau University.




Bailey Frye. Summer 2022. Scripture and Theology major at LeTourneau University.

“I really enjoyed my experience at RR connecting with missionaries from all over the world and my coworkers. It was such an awesome opportunity that grew my missional and global perspective as well as strengthened my skills as an employee.”




Asa Handy. Summer 2022. Theological Studies major at LeTourneau University.




Susie Aulgur. Summer 2022. Local Warrenton Resident.

“I loved working with the other Coffee Shop interns and engaging the Warrenton and Truesdale community throughout this internship!”




Caleb “Bonjor” Bradford. Summer 2021 and 2022. Mechanical Engineering major at LeTourneau University.

“Righteous Rides was a great way to expand my technical skills while serving missionaries and learning about God.”




Landon “Goose” Gregory. Summer 2021. Biomedical Engineering major at LeTourneau University.

“I loved working for Righteous Rides, it taught me a lot and I grew as a Christian even more!!!”




Anais King. Summer 2021. Business Management major at LeTourneau University.

“Working for Righteous Rides was a blessing; it was a home away from home that taught me many skills, not just mechanically, but also life ones that I apply daily to grow as a person and in my relationship with God.”



Wil Manchester. Summer 2020 and 2021. Mechanical Engineering major at LeTourneau University.

I have met life-long friends at Righteous Rides! These people will welcome you like family. If you come, you won’t want to leave.”

Dan G



Daniel Guilzon. Summer 2020. Mechanical Engineering Technology major at LeTourneau University.

“This internship taught me alot about how I could use my gifts and talents to serve God and serve others.”



Noah Armistead. Summer 2019 AND 2020. Engineering major at Messiah College.

“It has been a joy to use my talents to serve the lord at Righteous Rides. Praying with missionaries has been a big highlight for me.”

Jordan Stafford.



Jordan Stafford. Summer 2019 AND 2020. Writing major at Maryville College.

“I loved this internship. I learned so much, and I couldn’t be more thankful for all the sweet people at Righteous Rides.”

Hudson Dillard




Hudson Dillard. Summer 2019. Engineering major at Letourneau University. 

“Righteous Rides is full of people who are intentional about their work, their coworkers, and the missionaries they serve. And it is a pleasure to serve with them.”




Jonathan Vecseri. Summer 2019. Engineering major at LeTourneau University.

“It’s been a blessing to hear all the stories of missionaries being touched by our ministry.”




Matthias. Summer 2018. Automotive Engineering Technology major at Indiana State University.

My summer internship at Righteous Rides was the best summer I’ve ever had. It was a great way to receive hands-on experience.”


Daniel R. Summer 2018. Automotive Technology major at the University of Central Missouri at Warrensburg.

“Being an intern at Righteous Rides this past summer was a great experience. The volunteers made me feel welcomed and appreciated.”

Internship Happenings

Ethan and his car

Ethan painted his Toyota Corolla with the other 2023 interns as an after-hours project.

2022 World Brew

2022 office interns developing a business strategy for world brew café.

Caleb helping Fred

Bonjor helping Fred swap an engine

2021 Bucking bales

2021 interns bucking bales for a friend of the ministry

2020 Shop Interns

2020 shop interns taking a test drive with Keith in our 1969 Suburban

This vehicle was fixed up to raise money for more missionary vans!

2019 Break Time

2019 shop interns enjoying break time with our seasoned volunteers and missionaries


Internship Job Descriptions

Christian Ministries Intern

Over the summer, interns will be exposed to nearly 100 different missionaries serving in different ministries around the world.  The interns will learn about working in and operating a Christian support ministry and will be given a variety of tasks, which could include: meeting and assisting missionaries as they transition in and out of their vans, praying with missionaries, preparing vans for departure, creating gift bags for the missionaries, creating and conducting podcast interviews with missionaries, working in the coffee shop, and assisting with our clothing boutique.  Missions majors who expect to go to the field in the future can also be provided with some training in automotive maintenance and repair.

[Majors that match: Missions, Christian Ministries, Bible]

Information Technology / Web Development Intern

Roll out software updates to Righteous Rides hardware, and research and install products to improve the company. Troubleshoot technological problems, code for the website, introduce new products and train employees on how to use them, and instruct employees in good technological practices.  In 2022, we are hoping to develop a custom application to assist in our fleet management and scheduling.  This project will allow an intern to help create a software package from design through deployment.

[Majors that match: Computer Science, Information Technology, Web Development, Computer Network Management]

Automotive Maintenance Intern

Work in the shop with our Chief Mechanic learning basic automotive maintenance skills like how to change oil, rotate tires, install brake pads, etc.  Over the summer intern period, most interns in this area will advance to more challenging mechanic jobs such changing and engine or transmission. Shop interns will be asked to help with car detailing and cleaning the garage. We ask for enthusiasm, a willingness to learn, and a servant mindset. Previous automotive experience preferred.

[Majors that match: Automotive, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering, Aviation Maintenance]

Executive Assistant Intern

Assist the Executive Director of Righteous Rides. Help oversee general business administration, perform select financial functions, perform select secretarial functions, act as a liaison with donors and partners, and coordinate with employees and volunteers to maintain daily operations. Aid the Executive Director with any ongoing projects or needs.

[Majors that match: Business, Office Administration, Business Management, HR Management]

Marketing Intern

Serve in many areas of the ministry such as creating marketing material, meeting with missionaries, and working in the coffee shop. The interns will develop and maintain the marketing plan of Righteous Rides. We expect a willingness to learn, a desire to represent the ministry well, and an enthusiastic approach to work.

[Majors that match: Business Marketing, Graphic Design, English]

Internship FAQ

What is room and board like? Our interns reside in a volunteer lodge at Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) 1.7 miles from Righteous Rides. Most meals will be provided by CEF.

Will I be paid? Yes! Interns will be paid $12 per hour, 40 hours a week

What are the internship dates? The internship will begin in late may and end in early August. The dates are flexible.

What are the working conditions? You will either be working in the office (in a cubicle) or in the automotive shop on your feet. Both positions work 8:00am-4:00pm, and optionally on the weekend.

Office: Work spaces are clean and bright and you will be provided with a desk and a computer if you should need one. There are other volunteers and employees around to answer any of your questions.

Shop: Work in a state of the art auto garage with full time and volunteer mechanics.

What is the dress code? Righteous Rides is a casual, yet professional, work environment. The typical employee
wears jeans and a polo or t-shirt. More information can be found in the document below.

Dress Code Policy

Is the area safe? Truesdale is a bedroom community of St. Louis with a low crime rate.

Will I be required to travel? Most likely you will not be required to travel.


Internship application form

(Please email a copy of your resume to before or after completing this application.)