2021 IDB Remote Summer Internship Program | Central America, Haiti, Mexico, Panama, and the Dominican Republic- Regional Operations (CID/REG)

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What you will need:

  • Education: Active graduate student (Master or PhD. program) or recently graduated from a graduate level program (maximum of 1 year after graduation date) in Economics or Public Policy in an accredited university.
  • Experience: Minimum two years of experience working on issues related to Central America or integration initiatives in other regions is a plus.
  • Languages: Proficiency in Spanish and English.
  • Soft Skills: Team player, inclusive, innovative, and creative, client-oriented, results-driven, with strong communication skills
  • Technical skills: Macroeconomics, Stata; Tableau, Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Power Point and Word, as well as Prezi and/or other software for audiovisual presentations.

Remote Internship under PEC modality Requirements:

To be part of our Remote Internship you will need to comply with all the following requirements:

  • Be a national of any IDB member country.
  • Be minimum 23 years of age as of the starting date of the remote summer internship.
  • Be an active graduate student (Master or PhD. program) or recent graduate from a graduate level program (maximum of 1 year after graduation date) in accredited University.
  • For active graduate students, submit academic transcripts as an attachment to the application, demonstrating a minimum of 50% of coursework completion and issued within the last 3 months.
  • For recent graduates, submit a valid certificate with graduation date not older than June 17, 2020 as an attachment to the application.
  • Not be former staff member, Complementary Workforce (“CW”), contractors for the Corporation or the Bank or have previously provided services to the Corporation or the Bank through a contractor or under any other contractual modality.
  • Not have family members (up to fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB or IDB Invest.
  • Have access to Internet connection.


Candidates with more than 3 applications in the 2021 Remote Summer Internship Program for IDB, IDB Lab, and IDB Invest will be automatically disqualified.


Opportunity Summary: 

  • Type of contract and modality: Remote Summer Intern hired under Products and External Services Consultant (PEC) modality
  • Length of contract: Two months
  • Internship date: June 16 to August 15, 2021
  • Location: Remote 
  • Responsible person: Lead Operations Specialist, CID/CID


Our culture: Our people are committed and passionate about improving lives in Latin-America and the Caribbean, and they get to do what they love in a diverse, collaborative, and stimulating work environment. We are the first Latin American and Caribbean development institution to be awarded the EDGE certification, recognizing our strong commitment to gender equality. As an employee you can be part of internal resource groups that connect our diverse community around common interests.

We encourage women, afro-descendants, people of indigenous origins, and persons with disabilities to apply.


About us: At the Inter-American Development Bank, we are devoted to improving lives. Since 1959, we have been a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. We do more than lending though. We partner with our 48 member countries to provide Latin America and the Caribbean with cutting-edge research about relevant development issues, policy advice to inform their decisions, and technical assistance to improve on the planning and execution of projects. For this, we need people who not only have the right skills, but also are passionate about improving lives.

Accessibility, Logistics, and Expenses: In case of providing services on your post of hire, or an alternate location, the contractual remote intern will be responsible for setting telephone and computer accesses required to provide the services under this Agreement. The contractual remote intern is fully responsible for any expenses incurred for these purposes, such as but not limited to computer, phone lines and/or network connections. Also, the intern must be accessible to be contacted and respond within a reasonable time frame (1 day) by means of telephone and/or e-mail for matters related to this contract.

Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.

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