Applications are invited for the World Bank Summer Internship Program 2019. This is a paid summer internship program. Most of the interns will be working in Washington DC while few others are in World Bank Country offices.

The World Bank Summer Internship Program offers highly motivated individuals an opportunity to be exposed to the mission and work of the World Bank Group in international development.

The internship allows individuals to bring new perspectives, innovative ideas and latest research experience into the Bank’s work and improve their skills while working in a diverse environment. An internship at the World Bank 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 experience.

World Bank Summer Internship:

Host Organisation:

  • World Bank

Internship Duration:

  • Minimum 4 Weeks

Internship Areas:

The summer internship 2019 is available 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).

Internship Benefits:

  • The Bank pays an hourly salary to all Interns and, where applicable, provides an allowance toward travel expenses. Interns are responsible for their own living accommodations. Most positions are in Washington, DC; few others are in World Bank Country offices. This is business driven and varies. Usually, internship opportunities are for a minimum of four weeks.

Eligibility Criteria:

The eligibility criteria of World Bank Internship 2019 is given below:

  • 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.

>> They value 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.

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

Also check some other international internships 2019:

Required Documents:

You will need the following documents for international summer internship at the time of application form.

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

How to Apply for World Bank Summer Internship  2019?

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  • Please upload the following documents (mandatory) before submitting your application:
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    • Statement of Interest
    • Proof of Enrollment in a graduate degree
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  • Upon submission of your application you will receive an email confirmation providing you with your application number.

Application Deadline:

  • The 2019 World Bank Summer Internship Program is open for applications until January 31, 2019.

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