Internships and Fellowships
Help protect the rights of those subject to violent forms of human rights abuses. Learn as you work with experienced Christian professionals who will sharpen and encourage you. Grow as you live in a city like Kampala, Kolkata, Phnom Penh or Washington, D.C. Join the IJM team in making public justice work for the poor.
Please periodically check this page for updates. Positions and specific position descriptions are subject to change due to the evolving needs of IJM offices. The recruiter will speak with candidates about office openings and placement preferences during the initial screening interview. All candidates are strongly encouraged to be open to as many placement options as possible. All field office positions require a 10-12 month commitment.
General Qualifications and Required Skills
- Bachelor's degree is required for all internships and fellowships except any Washington, DC Internships;
- Professional behavior and communication, both written and oral;
- Organizational and administrative skills;
- Attention to detail;
- Flexibility to work in ever-changing environments;
- Knowledge of Microsoft software and Windows strongly preferred;
- Fluency in Spanish required for Latin America offices; and
- Fluency in French preferred but not required for Rwanda offices.
- 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.
Washington, D.C. Internships APPLY
January 2017 DC Internships:
January - April 2017
Aug 1, 2016
Field Office Internships APPLY
June 2017 Field Office Internship:
10-12 month deployment
Aug 24, 2016
Field Office Fellowships APPLY
June 2017 Field Office Fellowship:
10-12 month deployment
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Summer Legal Internships APPLY
Summer Legal Internships 2017:
June - August 2017
Applications will open in late 2016.
Partner Office Internships
IJM has partner offices in Canada, the UK, Germany, Australia and the Netherlands. IJM UK and IJM Canada also have internship programs.
IJM Canada Internships
IJM UK Internships
IJM Australia Internships
For additional questions, please visit the Internship & Fellowship FAQ.