The World Bank Internship Program (BIP) 2023 is now accepting applications from international students. This program offers internships in various fields such as Business, Human Resources, Accounting, Management, and Business Administration, and is taught at The World Bank. The deadline for the scholarship is not specified.
The World Bank, located in Washington DC, USA, is an international financial institution that provides loans and grants to low- and middle-income countries for capital projects.
The Bank Internship Program (BIP) provides an opportunity for highly motivated individuals to gain exposure to the mission and work of the World Bank. Internships are available in different areas, including development operations and various business units such as Human Resources, Communications, and Accounting. The availability of internships during a specific term depends on business needs.
The World Bank Internship Program (BIP) 2023 offers internship-level programs at The World Bank.
The following subjects are available for study under this scholarship program:
– Human Resources
– Business Administration
The internship enables individuals to contribute new perspectives, innovative ideas, and research experience to the work of the Bank, while enhancing skills in a diverse environment. It also provides valuable practical work experience that can enhance CVs.
Interns at the World Bank receive an hourly salary and may be eligible for a travel allowance of up to USD 3,000, at the discretion of the manager. The travel allowance covers transportation expenses (airfare) to and from the duty station city. Interns are responsible for arranging their own accommodations. Most intern positions are based in Washington, DC, with a few available in World Bank country offices. Typically, internships last a minimum of four weeks.
The WB Internship is offered twice a year:
– Summer Internship (May–September): Application period is from December 1 to January 31 each year.
– Winter Internship (November–March): Application period is from October 1 to October 31 each year.
All applications must be submitted online during the respective application period. Applications sent via email are not accepted.
J1 visa holders must obtain a G4 visa abroad before starting employment or an unpaid internship at the WB.
This internship is open to international students.
To be eligible for the 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, and knowledge of languages such as French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Portuguese, and Chinese is desirable. Additional skills, such as computing skills, are advantageous.
The World Bank values diversity in the workplace and encourages all qualified individuals, particularly women, with diverse professional and academic backgrounds to apply. The goal is to attract and recruit the best talent from around the world.
Applications must be completed by 11:59 PM UTC (Coordinated Universal Time) on the last day of the application period. Take your time to prepare your application and ensure that your personal information is accurate. You will need to upload the following documents:
– Curriculum Vitae (CV)
– Statement of Interest
– Proof of Enrollment in a graduate degree
Application Checklist: The following checklist will help you during the application process:
– Use Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, or Internet Explorer 10 or higher as your browser.
– Ensure a reliable internet connection with sufficient bandwidth and no network/firewall restrictions.
– Register for an account and provide a correctly spelled email address for communication regarding your candidacy.
– Complete your application in a single session, ensuring all required documents and questions (marked with an asterisk-*- are required) are provided.
– Finish your application within 90 minutes to avoid system timeout.
– Enter your complete phone number with the country code, city code, and number.
– Avoid using special characters (â-<>&#â, etc.) in the application fields. Do not copy and paste text from Microsoft Word.
– Upload the mandatory documents (Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Interest, Proof of Enrollment) before submitting your application.
– Ensure that filenames do not contain special characters and use PDF format for the best results.
– Note that once you submit your application, further changes/updates are not possible.
– After submission, you will receive an email confirmation with your application number.