The World Bank Winter Internship Program is now accepting
The World Bank (WB) Internship Program offers highly
motivated individuals an opportunity to be exposed to the mission and work of
the WB in international development. The internship allows individuals to bring
new perspectives, innovative ideas and latest research experience into the WB’s
work and improve their skills while working in a diverse environment. An
internship at the WB is an opportunity to learn while gaining practical
experience. Interns generally find the experience to be rewarding and
interesting. In addition, it is a way to enhance their CVs with practical work
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).
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.
- All applications must be submitted online and
during the respective application period. (They do not accept applications by
Location: United States
- 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
- 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.
- 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. Other skills such as computing skills are advantageous.
- We value diversity in our workplace, and
encourage all qualified individuals, particularly women, with diverse
professional and academic backgrounds to apply. Our aim is to attract and
recruit the best talent in the world.
Regions: Open For All
Source – YOUTH OPPORTUNITY