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Apply: World Bank Paid Winter Internship for Young Graduates, 2018

World Bank Paid Winter Internship application: Entries are currently ongoing for the World Bank Paid Winter Internship for Young Professionals. Interested students can see the details and apply if eligible.

The World Bank paid 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.

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The World Bank Group, in its effort to provide graduate students practical experience in global development, is offering World Bank paid internship for Young Graduates.

International Category:


Host Country:

Most positions are located in Washington, D.C. (some positions are offered in country offices).

Priority Fields:

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.

Selection Criteria:

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.

How do I know if I’m eligible?

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.

Number of Positions:


What is the value of the programme?

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.

How long will the programme last?

A minimum of four weeks

How to Apply for the World Bank Paid Winter Internship:

This application checklist is meant to facilitate your application experience.

  • Ensure that you use either Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, or Internet Explorer 10 or higher as your browser version.
  • 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 mandatory).
  • Provide the most current contact information.
  • Ensure that you have correctly spelled out your email address, since this will be the main channel of communication with you regarding your candidacy.
  • Remember to enter your complete phone number (country code + city code + number).
  • 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

Once you submit your application, you will not be able to make any further changes/updates. All applications MUST be submitted online. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

Internship Link

Application Deadline:

The World Bank paid Internship is offered during two seasons, and applications are accepted during the following periods:

  • Winter Internship (December–March)The application period for the Winter Internship is 1st October to 31st October 2018.
  • Summer Internship (June–September)The application period for the Summer Internship is 1st December 2018 to 31st January 2019.


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