World Bank Group 2019 summer internship opportunities in the U.S.

Deadline : 19 Feb 2020

Nonprofit organization: World Bank Group

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World Bank Group 2019 summer internship opportunities in the U.S.

Specialities: Business and marketing

Study level: Undergraduate

Area: Online

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group that deals with the private sector, announces the opening of a paid summer internship program, which is offered annually to postgraduate students, who spend 4 to 10 weeks between May and September in Washington DC, or in an IFC regional office to work on various projects. Each year, IFC receives about 1,500 applications, of which 30-40 candidates are selected and recruited into an industrial, regional, or service division within IFC.

Main Functions:

  • The tasks cover different areas of work such as:
  • Business development in specific sectors.
  • Review of the investment proposal.
  • Financial modeling and analysis.
  • Strategy Advisory Services.
  • Evaluation of subsequent investment projects.
  • After a thorough evaluation at the end of the training, successful trainees are encouraged to apply to join the IFC Young Professionals program and serve as Investment Assistants, or any other full-time opportunity upon graduation.

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

  • For investment positions, work experience (3-6 years) in international finance, which can include corporate finance, investment banking, financial advisory, private equity, credit analysis, or commercial banking.
  • Knowledge of IFC-related sectors and experience in emerging markets is preferred.
  • Strong analytical, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Business development and customer relationship skills.
  • Enthusiasm to work in multicultural teams from different countries.
  • Fluency in English. (Proficiency in another language such as Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish is an added advantage.)
  • Commitment to sustainable private sector development.

Application and selection procedures:
Applications are open on 3 December 2018 and will last until 15 January 2019. The shortlist is created by the IFC Human Resources division and shared with the managers who select the final trainees.

About IFC:
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is a member of the World Bank Group dealing with the private sector. It is a global investment and advisory institution committed to promoting sustainable projects in developing member countries that are economically beneficial, financially and commercially sound, and environmentally and socially sustainable. The Foundation believes that sound economic growth is the key to reducing poverty; therefore, it promotes entrepreneurship and successful investment in the private sector;


  • Financing
  • Business

Opportunity Targets

  • Graduate students

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Other

Funding Coverage

  • Other


  • English

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