International Justice Mission

  • Investigations & Law Enforcement Development Field Office Fellowship - January 2019 Deployment

    Position Type
    Fellowships | Field Office
  • The Need

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

    Application Deadline: April 15th, 2018 

    DEADLINE EXTENDED: May 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 Fellowship Program Page for further information.


    Investigations Fellows assist our Investigations or Law Enforcement Development teams with the following responsibilities.  Other relevant duties will be assigned by the Field Office Director or supervisor.

    • Develop and train Investigations Staff in investigations techniques;
    • Assist the Investigations staff in case development and case management;
    • Assist in the review of case investigations and provide appropriate feedback;
    • Compile criminal intelligence, enter the information in the intelligence database and analyze the intelligence to provide investigative leads to the Investigations Staff;
    • Assist in operations planning, risk assessment and risk management; and
    • Carry out an additional portfolio of assignments given by the Director of Investigations or the Field Office Director.


    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 Fellowship opportunities vary every session and look different in every office. Fellows 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

    • Minimum of five years as a commission local, state or federal law enforcement officer;
    • Minimum of two years Vice and Narcotics and / or undercover investigations experience and Field Training Officer experience preferred;
    • Tactical experience and / or critical incident management experience 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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