About the Opportunity

The World Bank Internship Program is now accepting applications for its Summer Term (May 2021 – September 2021).

The internship allows individuals to bring new perspectives, innovative ideas and research experience into the Bank’s work, while improving skills in a diverse environment. In addition, it is a great way to enhance CVs with practical work experience.

Internships are available in both development operations and other business units (such as Human Resources, Communications, Accounting, etc.) however, availability during a given internship term is based on business need.

The WB Internship is offered twice a year:▪ Summer Internship (May–September): The application period is December 1–January 31 each year.▪ Winter Internship (November–March): The application period is October 1-31 each year.

Eligibility Criteria▪ Candidates must have an undergraduate degree; and▪ Be enrolled in a full-time graduate study program (pursuing a master’s degree or PhD with plans to return to school full-time). There is no age limit.▪ Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of languages such as: French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Portuguese, and Chinese is desirable.▪ Other skills such as computing skills are advantageous.

Additional Information

The WB Internship Program typically seeks candidates for: Operations (Front Line) in the following fields: economics, finance, human development (public health, education, nutrition, population), social sciences (anthropology, sociology), agriculture, environment, engineering, urban planning, natural resources management, private sector development, and other related fields; or Corporate support (Accounting, Communications, Human Resources Management, Information Technology, Treasury, and other corporate services).

Salary

The WB pays an hourly salary to all Interns and, where applicable,

provides an allowance toward travel expenses up to USD 3,000 at the discretion of the manager. Interns are responsible for their own accommodations. Driven by business needs, most Intern positions are based in Washington, DC with a few others in the WB country offices. 

Duration

For a minimum of four weeks.

How to Apply?

Interested applicants can apply for the internship program through this link.

Application Deadline

Jan 31, 2021

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