IDB | 2020 Winter Internship Program: Office of Ethics, Investigations/Consultations | Consultant Graduate Intern

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What you’ll need:

  • Education: A current graduate student (master’s or PhD) in Law or related areas.

  • 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: Institutional ethics, research, proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.

  • 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 of 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;

  • 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 be a relative, including spouses, of an active Bank or Corporation staff member or individual with a CW contract within and including the fourth degree of consanguinity and the second degree of affinity.

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 DC, U.S.A.



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: IDB Invest, a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, is a multilateral organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., that is committed to the development of Latin America and the Caribbean through the private sector.


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


Visa and Work Permit: The IDB Invest, 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. If a candidate cannot obtain a visa or work permit to render services to the IDB Invest the contractual offer will be rescinded.

Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.

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