International Justice Mission

2018 Gathering - Programming & Experience DC Spring Internship

Position Type
Internships | DC

The Need

Program Dates: January 8 - October 5, 2018

Application Deadline: December 1

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


Visit the Washington DC Internship Program Page for further information.


This position will support the 2018 Gathering taking place September 28th - October 5th, 2018. This will be the largest gathering of IJM staff, and the events team will be responsible for all logistics, travel, experience, programming and volunteers for all events related to this project. The goal of this event is to worship God for the miraculous work over the last 20 years, to love one another, connect and provide delight for the IJM staff.

This role is primarily in support the Programming & Experience Manager with logistics for the event. This will include project management support, supporting specific projects including: production, content, media, special events, environment design, product and the staff experience in Frisco, TX for the public event.



  • Coordination of meetings and detailed follow up with leaders/key project contacts of action items post meetings. Thorough note taking during event meetings and phone calls;
  • Support of event experience and programming projects;  
  • Provide weekly updates to Manager of all projects in progress;
  • Support all creative teams, vendors, event team members with related projects; 
  • Support gathering of reporting information for all key presentations;
  • Attendance of all major event meetings and support follow up with Manager;
  • Support the coordination of calls with vendors, related staff members for creative development; and
  • Manage project timelines for experience and programming in collaboration with the Programming & Experience Coordinator.

While Onsite At The Event:

  • Support event operations and be a key point of contact for IJM staff; 
  • Support the Event Manager and Programming & Experience Coordinator with event schedule and needs;
  • Coordinate with key event contacts and all production, media and creative teams; and
  • Coordinate with third party vendors for the experience execution.  

After leaving the 2018 Gathering:

  • Provide all event debrief materials for role specific projects;
  • Provide all receipts for expenses and budget reporting; and
  • Ensure all emails have been answered for event needs.



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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