Winter Term World Bank Internship Program

World Bank invites graduate students for a paid internship program in Washington, D.C and in regional offices around the world. Positions include operations and corporate services placements in management, communications, finance and more. Interns will receive a salary and a payment of USD 3,000 as travel allowance. The deadline is on 31 October 2020.

The World Bank Internship Program 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. Internships are available in both development operations and other business units such as human resources, communications, accounting, etc.

The WB Internship Program typically seeks candidates for operations in economics, finance, human development, agriculture, environment, engineering, urban planning, natural resources management, private sector development; or corporate support including accounting, communications, human resources management, information technology, treasury, and other corporate services. 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. Driven by business needs, most intern positions are based in Washington, DC with a few others in the WB country offices. Usually, internship opportunities are for a minimum of four weeks.

The deadline is on 31 October 2020.


Main criteria

To be eligible for an internship, 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. You will be asked to upload your CV, statement of interest and proof of enrollment in a graduate degree.

Find out more about Winter Term World Bank Internship Program.

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