Job ID 4940
The Legal Vice Presidency at the World Bank warmly welcomes candidates from across the world, including the United States, to participate in the distinguished 2023 World Bank Legal Internship Program. This program offers a lucrative internship experience within the United States.
World Bank Legal Internship 2023 Program in Washington USA
Through involvement in the Internship Program, individuals have the unique chance to infuse novel ideas, diverse perspectives, innovative concepts, and the latest research insights into the day-to-day operations of the World Bank, contributing to the enhancement of their legal expertise. Notably, the program does not require an IELTS score.
Tailored for law students, Internship is renowned as one of the top-tier legal internships in the United States. The program runs three times annually, with each session lasting for three months. Set at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C. the Fall Internship for 2023 is currently open for applications and generally spans the period from September to November. Further particulars can be found below.
Benefits of the World Bank Legal Internship:
- Stipends will be provided to interns following World Bank guidelines.
- Interns will collaborate with experienced professionals, benefiting from their mentorship.
World Bank Legal Internship Duration:
- Fall Internship: 3 Months (September, October, November). Application Period: April 1 – April 30.
- Summer Internship: 3 Months (June, July, August). Application Period: December 1 – December 30.
- Spring Internship: 3 Months (March, April, May). Application Period: September 1 – September 30.
Eligibility for Prospective Legal Interns:
- Citizenship in any IBRD member state.
- Enrollment in an LLB, JD, LLM, SJD, PhD, or equivalent legal academic program during the internship.
- Encouraged to apply: International and U.S.-based students meeting the criteria.
Required Application Documents:
- Curriculum vitae (Resume)
- Statement of Interest/motivation
- Proof of enrollment in a university law degree program, along with academic transcripts.
- Concise essay addressing a research question posed by the Legal Vice Presidency for the current application cycle.
- Conduct research on topics related to the World Bank’s work, tasks, and projects.
- Engage in task/project teams guided by supervising lawyers.
- Assist in organizing and preparing conferences and meetings.
- Undertake additional assignments as directed by supervising lawyers.
The application window for the Fall 2023 Internship closes on April 30, 2023.
The application process is entirely online. Applicants with a Google account can conveniently use their account to log in and complete the application form. Access the link to the official website provided below.
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- Host Country: United States
- Location: World Bank HQ, Washington D.C.
- Who can Apply: International as well as U.S.-based students are equally encouraged.
- Deadline: 30th April 2023
- Apply now