International Justice Mission

Administration Internship - January 2019 Deployment

Position Type
Internships | Field Office

The Need

Now accepting applications for January 2019 Deployment (Duration 12 Months)

Application Deadline: April 15th, 2018

Note: Interns and Fellows are required to attend an Orientation Week in Washington, D.C. before deploying.

*Please note that we are typically inundated with applications. We greatly appreciate your patience as we carefully review each candidate and ask that you hold your questions until contacted for an interview.

Visit the Field Office Internship Program Page for further information.


Administration Intern tasks may include, but are not limited to:

  • Recruitment: Assist with advertising openings, managing applications, correspondence with candidates and maintaining recruitment information;
  • HR General: Organize, update and maintain HR records (including employee leave, benefits, new hires, departures, interns, volunteers, etc.);
  • IT assistance: Receive and record IT requests, preliminary trouble-shooting, general Help Desk functions;
  • Event Planning: Coordinate HQ visits, donor trips, prayer retreats and presentations to local churches and organizations;
  • Develop comprehensive policies for Administration team;
  • Manage housekeeper/janitor;
  • Coordinate drivers and car requests; and
  • Other departmental support as needed.


Positions may be available in: Manila, Philippines; Cebu, Philippines; Chiang Mai, Thailand; Bangalore, India; Kolkata, India; Chennai, India; Delhi, India; Mumbai, India; Kampala, Uganda; Gulu, Uganda; Accra, Ghana; La Paz, Bolivia; Guatemala City, Guatemala; or Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Not every position will be available in every office.


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;
  • Organizational and administrative skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft software and Windows strongly preferred; and
  • Fluency in Spanish required for Latin America offices.

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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