The International Finance Corporation (IFC) Summer Internship 2020 for young Professionals (Paid Internship)

Application Deadline: January 17, 2020

Summer Interns are hired for a duration of four to ten weeks between May and September every year in Washington, DC or directly in one of IFC’s country or regional offices. On average, about 30-40 candidates are selected every year.

As a Summer Intern, you will be assigned to an industry, regional or service department within IFC. Assignments cover various areas of work throughout the value chain, including business development, investment proposal review, financial modeling and analysis, advisory services strategy, and portfolio management.

Requirements

Candidates must be in the first or second-to-last year of an MBA or similar graduate program. Specific selection criteria include:

Selection Criteria

For investment positions, work experience (3-6 years) in international finance, which could include corporate finance, investment banking, financial consulting, private equity, credit analysis, or commercial banking

  • Knowledge of sectors relevant to IFC and emerging markets experience preferred
  • Strong analytical, communication and negotiation skills
  • Business development and client relationship skills
  • Enthusiasm for working in multicultural teams and across borders
  • Fluency in English; proficiency in one or more of Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish strongly preferred
  • Commitment to sustainable private sector development
Application and Selection Process

IFC will accept applications on-line from December 9, 2019 through January 17, 2020.  Applications of short-listed candidates will be posted on an internal database accessible by all IFC departments globally.  Individual departments contact candidates directly for interviews and usually conclude their hiring decisions between mid March and the end of April. 

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the IFC Summer Internship 2020

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  3. […] The IFC Global Internship Program (GIP) offers highly motivated individuals an opportunity to be exposed to the mission and work of IFC and the broader World Bank Group, and be a part of the largest private sector development institution in the world. Selected interns will be offered short-term temporary contracts with IFC that can begin as early as May and end as late as October 31, 2021. The GIP encourages individuals to bring new perspectives and innovative ideas to IFC’s work, while improving skills in a diverse and highly stimulating environment. In addition, it is a great way to enhance your CV and build an international network of professionals dedicated to ending extreme poverty and boosting prosperity in the developing world. […]

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