World Bank Group Winter Paid Internship recruitment 2017

The World Bank Group 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.


  • To be eligible for the internship, 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 Group 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, D.C. (some positions are offered in
country offices) and are a minimum of four weeks in duration.

The Bank Group’s 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 October 1–31. All applications MUST be submitted online. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

Application Checklist

The application checklist is meant to facilitate your application experience.

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  • Ensure that you use either Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple
    Safari, or Internet Explorer 10 or higher as your browser version.
  • Please
    make sure that you are connected with a reasonable bandwidth of
    internet connection without any network/firewall restriction.
  • You will be asked to register for an account and provide an email address.
  • You
    must complete your application in a single session and will be able to
    submit it only if you have uploaded all the required documents and
    answered all the questions (all questions marked with an asterisk-*- are
  • Please complete the application within 45 minutes to avoid the system timeout.
  • Provide the most current contact information.Ensure that you have
    correctly spelled out your email address, since this will be our main
    channel of communication with you regarding your candidacy
  • Ensure
    that you have correctly spelled out your email address, since this will
    be our main channel of communication with you regarding your
  • Remember to enter your complete phone number (country code + city code + number).
  • Please
    do not enter any special characters (“-<>&#” etc.) in
    any of the application fields. Try not to copy and paste any
    characters/text from Microsoft Words.
  • Please attach the following documents (mandatory) before submitting:
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    • Statement of Interest
    • Proof of Enrollment in a graduate degree

    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 “-<>&#”
    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.
Winter Internship applications opened from October 1 – 31, 2016

For more information, visit The official web page of the World Bank Group Internship Programme

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