Deadline: July 22, 2024

Applications are open for the World Bank Latin America and Caribbean Region (LCR) Inclusive Internship Program 2024. The Latin America and Caribbean Region (LCR) Inclusive Internship Program (IIP) is a key initiative for the LCR Vice-presidential Unit within the World Bank’s larger commitment to combat racism and provide career opportunities for people from all backgrounds and ethnicities.

The IIP offers highly motivated individuals, with a special focus on Afro descendants, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, LGBT+ and other minorities from the region, an opportunity to be exposed to the mission and work of the World Bank and the broader World Bank Group. Selected candidates will be able to improve their own skills in a diverse environment dedicated to ending extreme poverty and boosting prosperity and will benefit from opportunities for onboarding and training; networking, mentoring, and coaching from World Bank staff and being a part of one of the most reputable development banks in the world.


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Remuneration

  • IIP Interns are hired for a minimum period of two months to work on sector projects/country programs in Washington, D.C. or in one of LCR’s country offices.  All interns are paid the same rate per hour by country requirements and are hired as a short-term temporary.

Eligibility

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  • Graduate-level student at an accredited university or a recent graduate of a graduate-level program (Master’s or PhD; up to 2 years after graduation) and 30 years old or younger;
  • At least 1-2 years of relevant work experience (may include previous job positions, paid or unpaid internships and volunteer work);
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Portuguese;
  • Strong interest in international development and enthusiasm for working in multicultural teams;
  • Skills in data science and digitalization in either the public or private sector will also be highly welcomed; OR
  • Experience in whole-of-government functions of the public sector (HR, pensions, procurement, public investment and budgeting, and asset management) is desired.

Application

Your application should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) – maximum 4 pages
  • Statement of Interest – maximum 1 page

Click here to apply


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For more information, visit LCR Inclusive Internship.

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