World Bank Internship Program (WBIP) 2024 (Paid Internship)

Job/Internship in Art and Humanities , in Business and Law , in Natural Science , in Social Science
  • United States, United States
  • Apply Before : January 31, 2024

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 69732
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Fields of study Verious Fields
  • Opportunity Type : Partially Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

Applications are open for the 2024 World Bank Internship Program (WBIP) to applicants from around the globe. WBIP provides a valuable opportunity for highly motivated individuals to engage with the mission and operations of the World Bank. This internship allows participants to contribute innovative ideas and research to the Bank’s work and enhances their practical skills in a diverse and dynamic environment.

The program covers various fields, including development operations and corporate support functions like Human Resources, Communications, and Accounting.

Key Details and Dates

  • Application Deadline: January 31, 2024 (11:59 PM UTC)
  • Result Announcement Dates: Early May
  • Funding Type: Partially funded
  • Organizer: The World Bank
  • Eligible Countries: All
  • Eligible Gender: Male/Female
  • Target Group: Individuals with diverse professional and academic backgrounds, particularly women
  • Field: Various fields
  • Degree Required: Master’s or PhD
  • Host Country: Washington, DC/World Bank country offices

Benefits and Financial Aids

Interns will benefit as follows:

  • An hourly salary
  • A travel allowance of a maximum of USD 3,000

Note: Interns are responsible for their accommodations.

Eligibility Criteria

All candidates should meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree.
  • Enrolled in a full-time graduate program (master’s or PhD).
  • There is no age limit for this opportunity.
  • Applicants should have fluency in English, and knowledge of other languages, such as French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Portuguese, and Chinese, is desirable.
  • Diversity is valued, and individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply, including economics, finance, human development, social sciences, agriculture, environment, engineering, urban planning, and more.

Required Documents

Please prepare and submit these supporting documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Statement of Interest
  • Proof of Enrollment in a graduate degree

Note: Each file size must not exceed 5 MB and be in one of the following formats: .doc, .docx, or .pdf

Selection Process

  • World Bank operations and business units will review the submitted application.
  • They will share the qualified applicants’ profiles with potential hiring units.
  • If shortlisted, the candidates will undergo an i
  • After the selections, successful candidates join the new BIP cohort in early May.

How do you apply for the World Bank Internship Program (WBIP)?

  • Complete the application online before the deadline above
  • Register for an account with a correctly spelled email address.
  • Complete the application in one session, uploading all required documents.
  • Follow the provided checklist and guidelines for a smooth application process.
  • Confirm that filenames and documents adhere to specified formats and guidelines.
  • Once submitted, you cannot make further changes to your application. Applicants will receive an email confirmation with the application number upon submission.


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Please visit the World Bank’s website for further details about the World Bank Internship Program (WBIP).


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