wThe World Bank Group is offering paid internships to young graduates during both the winter and summer seasons. The scholarship aims to provide graduates across the world first hand practical experience in worldwide development.
ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP
The internship program offers highly talented people the chance to improve their skills while working in a different environment. The people who participate in the program find it very rewarding.The internship program occurs every year with several scholarships award and comes with the following benefits to students including
Interns will receive a salary every hour
Where necessary, interns will be given allowance for travel expenses
It should be noted that interns are responsible for their accommodation
The internship program will be done during two periods which is the summer season (June-September) and the winter season (December-March). The institutions participating in the program are mostly located in Washington D.C.
FIELD OF STUDY
The scholarship is available for the following courses agriculture, environment, private sector development, economics, finance, human development (public health, education, nutrition, population), social science (anthropology, sociology) and other related courses
Successful applicants are candidates that are selected in the following areas such as social science (anthropology, sociology), agriculture, environment, private sector, economics, finance, human development (public health, education, nutrition, population) and other related courses
Citizens from all countries are eligible for the internship program. To be eligible for the program, candidates should be able to meet the following requirements
- Applicants should possess an undergraduate degree and should be admitted into a full-time graduate study program pursuing a master’s degree or PhD with plans to come back to school on a full-time basis
- Normally, applicants should have completed one year of graduate studies or are already enrolled in their PhD programs
- Should be fluent in English
- Knowledge of languages such as Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Chinese, French and Portuguese as well as previous work experience and computer skills are a good advantage
HOW TO APPLY
Applications are done online. Click here to contact the scholarship provider for more information on how to apply.
Application deadline for the summer season internship is December 1-January 31 while the deadline for the winter season internship is October 1-31
Note: When submitting your application, each file should not be more than 5MB and should be in the following formats pdf(which are the best files to upload), doc or docx and should not contain any special characters.