The World Bank Internship Program (BIP) is now accepting applications from international students. The 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 development operations and other business units (such as Human Resources, Communications, Accounting, etc.) however, availability during a given internship term is based on business needs.
World Bank Internship Program
- The World Bank
- Business, Human Resources, Accounting, Management, Business Administration
- International Students
The following subject is available to study under this scholarship program.
- Human Resources
- Business Administration
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 Ph.D. 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 with diverse professional and academic backgrounds to apply, particularly women. Our aim is to attract and recruit the best talent in the world.
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 accommodations. 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.
BIP internship Period
The 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. (We do not accept applications by email.)
J1 visa holders need to obtain a G4 visa abroad prior to starting employment or unpaid internship at the WB.
How To Apply
Applications must be completed by 11:59 PM UTC (Coordinated Universal Time) on the last day of the application period. Take time to prepare your application and enter your personal information accurately. You will be asked to upload the following documents:
– Curriculum Vitae (CV)
– Statement of Interest
– Proof of Enrollment in a graduate degree
Application Checklist: the following application checklist is meant to facilitate your application experience.
Note: 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 â-<>&#â, etc. PDF files are the best files to upload.
Once you submit your application, you will not be able to make any further changes/updates.
Upon submission of your application, you will receive an email confirmation providing you with your application number.
For more information please check the official source.
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