International Justice Mission

Global Partnerships DC Spring 2018 Internship

Position Type
Internships | DC

The Need

Program Dates: January 8 - April 11

 Application Deadline: September 15

*Please note that we will not begin reviewing applications until the deadline date


Visit the Washington DC Internship Program Page for further information.


The Global Partnerships team fuels IJM’s mission by engaging actors from government, the private sector, and the global church for funding, advocacy, and prayer to end slavery and violence. The Global Partnerships Intern will be responsible for supporting the team’s efforts to identify and cultivate these relationships, pursue funding opportunities, and promote IJM as an anti-slavery thought leader around the world. Although tasks vary depending on the nature of the work in progress during the internship, the Global Partnerships intern can expect his/her tasks to include:

  • Conducting research on current and upcoming funding opportunities;
  • Preparing and presenting summary briefs on leading research studies to further IJM’s thought leadership strategy;
  • Contributing to the proposal development process through the creation and refinement of proposal templates and resources;
  • Supporting the Program Coordinator with meeting logistics and correspondence with stakeholders;
  • Assisting the Global Directors, Program Manager, and Program Coordinator with additional administrative tasks as needed.


IJM's Internship opportunities vary every session and look different in every office. Interns generally will assist a specific person or team. The positions involve the described tasks and responsibilities as well as other relevant duties that may be assigned by the Field Office Director or Supervisor.


General Qualifications and Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree is required for all internships and fellowships except any Washington, DC Internships (Bachelor's degree must be in progress for DC Internships and applicants need to have completed at least three years of undergraduate study).

Critical Qualities

  • Mature orthodox Christian faith;
  • Humble and resilient;
  • Pursues excellence;
  • Culturally aware and appreciative of difference;
  • Strong service ethic;
  • Innovative problem solver; 
  • Ability to build trust and strong partnerships with others;
  • Courageous in pursuing opportunities and challenges; 
  • Tenacious in achieving goals; and
  • Professional.


To apply, please upload the following items compiled into one document: (Please note, applications missing one or more of these items will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.)

  • Cover Letter describing your interest in an IJM Internship or Fellowship
  • Resume
  • Statement of Faith (if not addressed in cover letter)

**When you apply, you will be asked to provide the names and contact information for two references; one Work or Academic Reference and one Spiritual Reference. Please note that if we move forward with your application, we may be contacting them for further information about your candidacy.


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