World Bank Internship Programme: Apply by January 31
Applications have been invited by the World Bank for ‘The Bank Internship Program’ for its Summer Term, May 2021-September 2021.
The Bank Internship Program (BIP) usually extending for a minimum of four weeks, offers highly motivated individuals an opportunity to be exposed to the mission and work of the World Bank. 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.
Eligibility: Applicant must have an undergraduate degree and should 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.
Areas: 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).
Benefits: 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. These travel expenses can only include transport expenses (airfare) to or from the duty station city. 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.
Application: Applications can be submitted online at https://www.worldbank.org/ (Work with Us > Programs and Internships > Bank Internship Programme) latest by January 31 2021. Application should include Curriculum Vitae (CV); Statement of Interest; Proof of Enrolment in a graduate degree. Upon submission of application an email confirmation providing application number will be sent to the applicant.