IDB | 2020 Winter Internship Program: Caribbean Country Department, Resource Planning & Administration | Graduate Intern

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What you’ll need:

  • Education: A current master’s degree student in Social Science discipline as of Economics, Business Management, Public Policy, or related field.   

  • Languages: Be proficient in English and preferably with a working knowledge of one of the Bank’s additional official languages (e.g. Spanish, Portuguese, or French).
  • Technical Skills: MS Office and advanced skills in Excel. Experience in manipulating databases and knowledge of internet platform. Knowledge of Scrum/Agile methodology is desirable.
  • Soft Skills: Team player, inclusive, innovative and creative, client-oriented, results-driven, with strong communication skills.

Internship Program Requirements:

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

  •  Be citizen of Bank member countries;

  • Be first-time participant in an Internship Program held by the Bank or Inter-American Investment Corporation (“Corporation” also known as “IDB Invest”);

  • Be between 21 and 33 years of age as of the starting date of the internship and be an enrolled graduate student in an accredited university. Graduation date cannot be prior to March, 2020;

  • Not be former staff member, Complementary Workforce (“CW”), contractors for the Bank or the Corporation or have previously provided services to the Bank or the Corporation through a contractor or under any other contractual modality; and,

  • Not have family members (up to fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB or IDB Invest.


Candidates with more than 3 applications in the 2020 Winter Internship Program for IDB, IDB Lab, and IDB Invest will be automatically disqualified.

Opportunity Summary: 


Type of contract: Consultant, Intern.

Length of contract: Two months. January 16 to March 15, 2020

Location: IDB Headquarters in Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

Responsible Person: Resource Planning & Administration Sr. Specialist


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.

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

About us: At the Inter-American Development Bank, we’re devoted to improving lives. Since 1959, we’ve 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.

About the Internship Program: The HQ Summer/Winter Internship Program is a competitive paid Internship Program, based in HQ. It provides an opportunity for university students from member countries to learn about development work and corporate management of the Bank, and to acquire work experience at the professional level through on-the-job learning.


Visa and Work Permit: The Bank, pursuant to applicable policies, may submit a visa request to the applicable immigration authorities; however, the granting of the visa is at the discretion of the immigration authorities. Notwithstanding, it is the responsibility of the candidate to obtain the necessary visa or work permits required by the authorities of the country (ies) in which the internship will be provided. If a candidate cannot obtain a visa or work permit the internship offer will be rescinded.


Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.

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