International Justice Mission

  • Global Technology Solutions DC Spring 2019 Internship

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

    Now accepting applications for Spring 2019 Interns 

    Program Dates: January 14 - April 12

    We will begin reviewing applications September 15. We strongly recommend you submit your application by October 1; however, applications may be reviewed after that point based on position availability. 

    *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.

     

    Global Technology Solutions interns participate in the full running of a global IT group supporting local staff and all the field offices. IJM maintains their Global Systems and Infrastructure centrally from the DC office. Although specific tasks vary depending on the nature of the work in progress during the internship, GTS interns can expect to focus on one of three areas and their tasks to include:

     

    Cybersecurity:

    • Reviewing antivirus data, IS tickets and other logs;
    • Correlating data to identify potential cyber incidents;
    • Reviewing open source cyber intelligence for potential malware and virus threats;
    • Assisting in development of data security policies and training;
    • Providing daily cyber intelligence for incorporation into threat reporting;
    • Assisting in review, design and development of IS contingency operations/disaster recovery; and
    • Participating in departmental and general IJM administrative support.

    Helpdesk:

    • Handling user issues on helpdesk;
    • Building of new laptops/desktops for deployment;
    • Writing knowledge base articles to help users in self-service helpdesk; and
    • Participating in departmental and general IJM administrative support.
    Software Engineering:
    • Assisting the Casework Tracking Management System development team as part of the CTMS product development;
    • Actively participating in a team environment to code and support custom applications;
    • Assisting in managing scope of projects and related change controls;
    • Assisting in preparing specifications for solutions;
    • Participating in the development of mobile applications for iPhone/iPad, Android, and BlackBerry mobile devices;
    • Researching new technologies and working on innovative solutions for business problems;
    • Assisting in analyzing business and technical situations, developing design and technical architecture and making presentations; and
    • Participating in departmental and general IJM administrative support.

    Responsibilities

    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); and
    • College students, recent graduates and graduate students with some classes in Information Technology or software development are preferred.

    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.

    Requirements

    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* 

    *What is a statement of faith?
    A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with IJM. The statement can either be incorporated into the cover letter or submitted as a separate document and should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current fellowship or place of worship.

     

    **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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