World Bank Summer Internship Young Professionals Program

World Bank Summer Internship for Young Professionals for 2021

The World Bank Internship Program (BIP) 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.) however, availability during a given internship term is based on business need.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have an undergraduate degree and be enrolled in a full-time graduate study program. The candidate should be 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.
  • The World Bank Group values diversity in the workplace, and encourages all qualified individuals, particularly women, with diverse professional and academic backgrounds to apply. The aim is to attract and recruit the best talent in the world.

Additional Information

The World Bank 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).

The World Bank 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. 

Application for the summer internship program which starts from May – September 2021 ends on the 31st of January, 2021.

J1 visa holders need to obtain a G4 visa abroad prior to starting employment or unpaid internship at the WB.

Application Process

Application Form: Take time to prepare your application and enter your personal information accurately. You will need to upload the following documents as you apply:

– Curriculum Vitae (CV)
– Statement of Interest
– Proof of Enrollment in a graduate degree

Click Link Below to Apply



Kindly click this link for more details on this opportunity: https://www.worldbank.org/en/about/careers/programs-and-internships/internship

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