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.

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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.
  • 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

Sessions:

Summer 2017 DC Internship:
Jun 12 to Aug 3, 2017

Application due:
Jan 4, 2017

Positions

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Field Office Internships APPLY

Sessions:

June 2017 Field Office Internship:
10-12 month deployment

Application due:
Dec 31, 2016

IJM|Orientation:
Jun 12 to Jun 15, 2017

Positions

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Field Office Fellowships APPLY

Sessions:

June 2017 Field Office Fellowship:
10-12 month deployment

Application due:
Dec 31, 2016

IJM|Orientation:
Jun 12 to Jun 15, 2017

Positions

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Summer Legal Internships APPLY

Sessions:

Summer Legal Internship 2017:
June - August 2017

Application due:
Applications will open in late 2016.

IJM|Orientation:
Jun 12 to Jun 15, 2017

Positions

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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

Please contact IJM Canada directly for internship opportunities at engage@ijm.ca.
For more information on IJM Canada, please visit their website: www.ijm.ca.


IJM UK Internships

Please contact IJM UK directly for internship opportunities at admin@ijmuk.org. You can view current openings at www.ijmuk.org/internships.


IJM Australia Internships

Please contact IJM Australia directly for internship opportunities at contact@ijm.org.au.
For more information on IJM Australia, please visit their website: www.ijm.org.au.


For additional questions, please visit the Internship & Fellowship FAQ.