2013 World Bank Summer Internship Programme.

World Bank Group Fellowship Program for Ph.D. Students of African Descent

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The Bank Internship offers highly motivated and successful individuals an opportunity to improve their skills while working in a diverse environment.

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.

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.
  • 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.

The Bank pays an hourly salary to all Interns and, where applicable, provides an allowance towards travel expenses. Interns are responsible for their own living accommodations. Most positions are located in Washington, DC (some positions are offered in country offices) and are a minimum of four weeks in duration.

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

Summer Internship (June-September)

The application period for the Summer Internship is December 1 – January 31 each year.

Interested? Apply Now for the 2013 World Bank Summer Internship Programme.


  1. During the 1980’s I worked for the World Bank (Latin American Division) during summers and winter breaks when I was in college. Does the Bank still offer such a summer internship or must you now have a college degree? Thank you. Dianne Mead

  2. Hi. I have an undergraduate degree in finance,I’m pursuing CIMA this year,does that mean I’m not eligible?

  3. Hello, I have an undergraduate degree in Accounting, and presently doing a professional course at ICM , could i still apply?

  4. Dear World Bank Internship Program:

    Re: my timely submitted Summer 2013 application.

    If at all possible, I would like to have an idea when selections for coming internships will be made. This would be most relevant for me to arrange a series of housing, university and financial personal matters, in case I am selected.

    Thank you very much and kind regards,

    María C. Bosch

  5. Hi, I have a master’s degree in geology and I am enrolled in PhD thesis. I have an experience professional in the field of mine in my country. I was wondering if I can apply for an internship at the World Bank.

  6. Hello! i’m an exchange student living in the US, this is my last semester and i graduate in less than one month. Could i be eligible for this program? if once i go back home (Nicaragua) i can get some internship there…that means i wont be able to apply anymore later? thank you

  7. Dear sir/madam
    i am a graduate of MBA in (b&f) recently with 3.4 cgpa in pakistan from hazara university.could i eligible for the intership.
    thank u sir.
    sheraz khan

  8. Goodmorning, i’m still an undergraduate.studying economics and presently in my 2nd year. is there any room for application for me.as i’ll be applying for next year’s internship programme and by that time i’ll be in my 300level.


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