International Justice Mission

  • Internal Evaluation & Learning DC Spring 2019 Internship

    Job Location US-DC
    Position Type
    Internships | DC
  • The Need

    Program Dates: January 14 - April 12

    Application Deadline: September 15

    *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 Washington DC Internship Program Page for further information.


    IE&L interns assist the Director of I&EL in creating resources and processes that identify and disseminate promising practices and lessons learned across our field programs. College students, recent graduates and graduate students with degrees in Marketing, Design, English, International Relations or Political Science are preferred for these positions. Although tasks vary depending on the nature of the work in progress during the internship, interns can expect their tasks to include:

    • Marketing of resources to IJM staff around the world to support knowledge management and collaboration across teams;
    • Writing reports, issue briefs, summaries, and newsletters to communicate high-level findings and promising practices to IJM staff around the world;
    • Designing presentations and helping to visualize a range of information so that it is easily digestible and accessible to IJM staff around the world;
    • Creating tools, templates, and trainings for a variety of evaluation and learning activities; and
    • Assisting with organization and systemization of this new function so that it is scalable to the entire organization.


    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 two 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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