World Bank Internship Program
World Bank Group
Lagos
6d ago
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Details

  • The World Bank (WB) Internship Program 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. To access the application, please click the apply button, noting that only selected candidates will be contacted.

    Eligibility Criteria

  • 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 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.

  • We 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.

    Additional Information

  • The WB 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 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.
  • Selection

  • All applications are stored in a database which is consulted by hiring Managers based on business needs. Please note that candidates will not hear from us unless they are shortlisted by a hiring Manager that is looking to hire an intern.
  • Managers have access to the Internship database from February - July (Summer Internship) and from November - January (Winter Internship).
  • We do not have a pre-identified number of positions for interns per season. For each season, hiring is solely based on business needs.

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  • Company Description

    The World Bank Group - Established in 1944, the WBG is one of the world’s largest sources of funding and knowledge for development solutions.

    In fiscal year 2018, the WBG committed $67 billion in loans, grants, equity investments and guarantees to its members and private businesses, of which $24 billion was concessional finance to its poorest members.

    It is governed by 188-member countries and delivers services out of 120 offices with nearly 15,000 staff located globally.

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