The World Bank Group (WBG) is a group of five foreign institutions established in 1944 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States. It provides developing countries with leveraged loans and a wide range of financial products, making it one of the world’s largest financing resources for finance and information.
Fighting poverty, fostering sustainable growth, and creating shared prosperity are the key priorities of the World Bank organization.
The Internship Program of the World Bank enables highly motivated individuals to contribute to the work and mission of the WBG while obtaining realistic work experience.
The BIP helps individuals, when gaining expertise in a mixed atmosphere, to bring fresh ideas, new insights and analytical knowledge into the work of the Bank.
It is also an excellent way to develop CVs with realistic job experience. In growth activities and other business divisions, the summer internship program is available for (like Human Resources, Communications, Accounting, etc).
Organisation: World Bank Group;
Host country: The United States;
Internship period: Minimum of 4 weeks;
Program Type: Paid Internship/Graduate Student Internship;
Eligible Countries: International students;
Application deadline: January 31 2021;
Benefits from Internship:
At the discretion of the manager, the World Bank pays an hourly wage to all interns and offers an allowance for travel expenses of up to USD 3,000.
Only transport costs (the price of a passenger ticket for traveling by airplane) to or from the city work station may be covered by travel expenses.
For their own place of residence, students are responsible.
Most intern positions are based in Washington, DC, due to work needs, but there are a few other positions in country offices of the World Bank Group.
The World Bank Summer Internship Program usually try to find candidates for Operations (Front Line) in the following domain:
Human development (public health, education, nutrition, population),
Social Sciences (anthropology, sociology),
Natural resources management,
Private sector development,
And other related fields, such as Communications, Treasury, Human Resources Management, Accounting, Information Technology, and other corporate services).
Criteria for Eligibility:
In order to apply for the Summer Internship Program, the candidate needs to:
Have a degree at graduate level.
(Pursuing a master’s degree or Ph.D.) Be enrolled in a full-time graduate study program.
With ideas for a full-time return to education.
Before beginning employment or an internship at the WB, J1 visa holders need to get a G4 visa abroad.
Besides, nothing even comes close to the significance of schooling, because there is no age limit for all the essential things about personal growth.
Knowledge of English is needed, and languages such as Spanish, French, Portuguese, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, and Chinese are also preferred.
Other skills are viewed as a bonus, such as computing skills.
Phase for Applications:
Applicants will need to fill out and apply the online application form and make sure they enter their personal details correctly in order to be eligible for the World Bank Summer Internship Program. They will be asked to upload the following supporting documents whilst applying:
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Declaration of Interest
– Proof of Enrollment in a graduate degree program