About World Bank:
The World Bank Group is a key development partner of countries across the world including India. In India the World Bank has a portfolio of 77 active projects and current total commitments of US$24 billion. The strategy comprises of three key pillars:
- Maintaining rapid and inclusive growth
- Making development sustainable and
- Increasing the effectiveness of service delivery
The Bank 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.
Candidates must possess an undergraduate degree and already be enrolled in a full-time graduate study program (pursuing a Master’s degree or PhD with plans to return to school in a full-time capacity). Generally, successful candidates have completed their first year of graduate studies or are already into their PhD programs.
This Internship typically seeks candidates in the following fields: economics, finance, human development (public health, education, nutrition, population), social science (anthropology, sociology), agriculture, environment, private sector development, as well as other related fields.
Fluency in English is required. Prior relevant work experience, computing skills, as well as knowledge of languages such as French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Portuguese, and Chinese are advantageous.
The Bank pays an hourly salary to all Interns and, where applicable, provides an allowance towards travel expenses. Interns are responsible for their own living accommodations. Most positions are located in Washington, DC (some positions are offered in country offices) and are a minimum of four weeks in duration.
The World Bank Group Internship is offered during two seasons, and applications are accepted during the following periods:
Summer Internship (June-September):
The application period for the Summer Internship is December 1 – January 31 each year.
Winter Internship (December-March)
The application period for the Winter Internship is September 1 – October 31 each year.
How To Apply:
All applications MUST be submitted on-line. Applications submitted after the deadline are not considered
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