World Bank Paid Summer Internship Programme for Young Graduates October 22, 2019


Course(s) Offered: Several fields
Course Level: Paid Internship
Provider: World Bank Group
Country to Study in: USA, Other countries

Scholarship Description
The World Bank Group, in its effort to provide practical experience in global development to graduate students across the world, offers paid internships for Young Graduatesduring both the Winter and the Summer seasons.

The World Bank Group Internship offers highly motivated and successful individuals an opportunity to improve their skills while working in a diverse environment. Interns generally find the experience to be rewarding and interesting.

The World Bank Internship is now accepting applications for the Winter internship season (i.e. December-March).

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 or Ph.D.’s degrees 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.

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).
Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries

Participating Institutions
Most positions are in Washington, DC; few others are in World Bank Country offices.

This is business driven and varies

Fields of study
Typically sought-after fields are either in the Operations department  or in Corporate support

Number of awards
Not specified - but many positions are awarded every year

Sponsorship duration
Usually, internship opportunities are for a minimum of four weeks, and offered during two seasons every year - the Summer (June–September) AND the Winter (December–March)

Scholarship benefits
The Bank Group pays an hourly salary to all interns and, where applicable, provides an allowance towards travel expenses. Interns are responsible for their own living accommodations. 

Method of Application
You may apply for the Summer Internship (June–September) or the Winter Internship (December–March). All applications MUST be submitted online, and within that period's deadline. Once you submit your application, you will not be able to make any further changes/updates. 

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information and also to go through the application checklist for this programme.

Applications are accepted from interested candidates for either the Summer Internship or the Winter Internship. The application period for the Summer Internship is December 1–January 31each year. The application period for the Winter Internship is October 1–31.

Applications for the Winter World Bank Internship starting in December 2018 are being accepted from October 1st through October31st, 2019

All applications MUST be submitted online. 

Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

While uploading your files during your application, each file should not exceed 5 MB, and should be in one of the following formats: .doc, .docx, or .pdf. Please make sure that the filenames of the documents that you are attaching do not contain any special characters, such as “-<>&#” etc. PDF files are the best files to upload.

Application Deadline: 31 October 2019
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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