International Justice Mission

  • Global Technology Solutions DC Summer 2019 Internship

    Category
    Internship
    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.

     

    Cyber Security interns support the daily security cadence including security control operations/maintenance, security incident analysis, policy/SOP development and KPI reporting from across IJM globally. College students, recent graduates and graduate students with a major/focus on information security 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:

    • Participating in review of daily reports from various security systems and highlighting issues that need to be researched or escalated;
    • Investigation of security alerts, research of appropriate remediation/mitigation and implementation of corrective actions;
    • Preparation of organization reports on security status and control effectiveness;
    • Review and development of security policy and procedures; and
    • Daily interaction/collaboration with IJM Global Technology solutions staff and IJM FO/IAO staff.

    Requirements

    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 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); 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.

    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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