Are you a graduate student in the Latin American/Caribbean region, aiming for a career in international development?
Join the World Bank this fall for an Inclusive Internship Program!
The Latin America and Caribbean Region (LCR) Inclusive Internship Program is designed to introduce a diverse and inclusive group of qualified graduate students to the World Bank (WB) by offering hands-on opportunities to contribute to development work in the Latin American and Caribbean region. 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
- (i) opportunities for onboarding and training;
- (ii) networking, mentoring, and coaching from World Bank staff and
- (iii) being a part of one of the most reputable development banks in the world.
The LCR Inclusive Internship program is targeted to highly motivated and qualified individuals from the LAC region, with a special focus on Afro descendants, Indigenous People, persons with disabilities, LGBT+, and other minorities.
The length of the internships will vary between two and six months. Specific Terms of Reference for the assignments cover the fields of economics, finance, energy, agriculture, climate change, private sector development, environment, social development and inclusion, and other related fields.
Selected candidates will be offered short-term temporary contracts with the WB for the period specified by each hiring unit. Interns will be hosted by the Country Offices and Practice Groups that have posted the task-based Terms of Reference. The call for internships was launched May 17th, 2022, and selection will be finalized by early August 2022.