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  • Employment Opportunities in the European Offices

    This site provides information on short-term employment opportunities (including internships) of the World Bank Group in its Paris, Berlin, Brussels, Geneva, London, Marseille and Rome offices. For vacancies related to more longer-term positions in these and many other offices, please go to the World Bank Group's main employment website. You are encouraged to consult this site as well as the main employment website on a regular basis. Vacancies are typically posted for at least one week, though in most cases longer.

    Please keep in mind that the relatively small size of the World Bank Group's Western European offices significantly limits the number of available positions at any given time, particularly at the senior professional level. Moreover, not all job families are represented in these offices, which for the most part are home to staff in the following professional fields:  communications/international affairs (, microfinance (, private sector investment (IFC Western Europe), with very few staff employed in back-office functions (accounting, administration, conference services, general services, information technology, mail and print services). The Marseille Office is home to the Center for Mediterranean Integration (

    Internship positions in these offices are filled as they become available and are typically advertised on this website. Please also refer to the General Internship Selection Criteria for additional information.

    Consultant & Temporary Assignments  (no position available at present)

    Internship Positions (no position available at present)

    Please note that applications for the World Bank's Washington-based Summer and Winter Internship Programs must be submitted on this website. The application period for the Winter Internship Program will begin on October 1, 2021 and end on October 31, 2021.

    If you have a question that is not answered on this site or any of its linked sites, please send an e-mail to

    Last Updated: Jul 27, 2021

  • Consultant & Temporary Assignments in the European Offices

    No position available at present.

    Definitions of Consultant & Temporary Appointment Types

    Short Term Consultant = professional-level position; depending on assignment, paid a daily or hourly rate. Contract may vary in duration from several weeks to 12+ months, but is limited to150 working days (or 1,200 working hours) per fiscal year (July 1 to June 30); no benefits.

    Short Term Temporary = assistant-level position OR entry-level professional position; paid an hourly rate. Contract may vary in duration from several weeks to 12+ months, but is limited to 1,200 working hours per fiscal year (July 1 to June 30); no benefits.

  • Internship Postions

    All current openings for internship positions in the European Offices are posted below:

    BerlinNone at present.
    BrusselsNone at present
    GenevaNone at present
    LondonNone at present
    MarseilleNone at present
    ParisNone at present
    RomeNone at present


    General Internship Selection Criteria

    All candidates who wish to be considered for a paid internship (maximum of 6 months) in Berlin, Brussels, Geneva, London, Marseille, Paris or Rome, must meet the following criteria:

    • Hold at least a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in a discipline relevant to the World Bank Group's work. Candidates with a Master’s degree (or in the process of acquiring one) and/or some relevant work experience are generally preferred.
    • Depending on the internship position, must have a strong interest/background in economics, finance, international business, international relations, journalism and/or any other field related to the World Bank Group's work and the internship in question.
    • Have an interest in development issues.
    • Have excellent written and verbal English language skills.
    • Depending on the internship position, may have to be fluent in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Nordic languages or any other major European language.
    • Be computer proficient and familiar with Outlook, the MS Office Suite and the Internet.
    • Be willing and able to work as part of a team in a multicultural environment.

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World Bank Group Paris Office
66, Avenue d'Iéna
75116 Paris - FRANCE
Tel.: +33 1 40 69 30 26
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