International Justice Mission

  • Global Advancement DC Summer 2019 Internships

    Position Type
    Internships | DC
  • The Need

    Now accepting applications for Summer 2019 Interns 

    Program Dates: June 3 - August 2

    We will begin reviewing applications March 1. We strongly recommend you submit your application beforehand; 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.


    The Global Advancement division within IJM works to fuel the global justice movement and advance the mission to end slavery and violence in our lifetime. As one of the Global Advancement interns you will engage IJM’s supporters in giving, advocacy, and prayer to accomplish that goal. Although tasks may vary depending on the internship and the work in progress at the time, some tasks may include:

    • Assisting the GA team with planning and program support;
    • Corresponding with IJM constituents and potential donors via e-mail, telephone, mail, and social media to support fundraising initiatives;
    • Coordinating across the Global advancement division to process constituent records;
    • Coordinating the fulfillment of deliverables for IJM’s key fundraising marketing programs;
    • Assisting with current needs in planning, organizing, and executing upcoming events;
    • Conducting research and writing briefing materials for IJM staff; and
    • Participating in departmental and general IJM administrative support.

    Positions May Include: US Strategic Partnerships, US Church Mobilization, US Constituent Mobilization, Global Brand & Creative, Global Advancement Operations, International Advancement, US Advocacy & Mobilization, US Research & Prospect Management, Global Advancement Events or Global Partnership


    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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