To be part of our Internship Program, you will need to meet all the following requirements:
Citizenship: Be a national of an IDB member country (IDB Invest has no nationality restrictions)
Education: Active graduate students (50% of the coursework approved minimum) in areas indicated in each Term of Reference. The graduation date must be after March 15, 2024.
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).
Age: Be between 21 and 33 years old as of the starting date of the internship.
Soft Skills: Team player, innovative and creative, client-oriented, results-driven, strong communication skills, self-motivated, eager to learn, and a quick study.
Consanguinity: Not have family members (up to the fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB or IDB Invest.
First job at the IDB Group: Be a first-time participant in an Internship Program held by the Bank or Inter-American Investment Corporation (“Corporation” also known as “IDB Invest”). In addition, have not to be a former staff member, Complementary Workforce (“CW”), contractor 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.
Documents to apply: Attach resume, cover letter, academic transcripts (official or unofficial), and university letter proving your student status. These last two should be issued within the last 3 months. Applications without the requested documentation will be disqualified.
Select up to three (3) internship options in the application.
Please DO NOT send copies of your degree certificates or other courses.
If your work authorization is through CPT, please consult your school before applying. You must be able to work 40 hours per week. Many international students are limited to working part-time during winter, depending on their academic standing.
Type of contract: CNS Consultant – Winter Intern (in-person)
Length of contract: Two months. January 16 to March 15, 2024 (fixed dates)
At the IDB Group, we work so everyone brings their best and authentic selves to work, willing to try new approaches without fear, and where they are accountable and rewarded for their actions.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) are at the center of our organization. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ+ people, persons with disabilities, Afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job interview process. If you are a qualified candidate with a disability, please e-mail us at email@example.com to request a reasonable accommodation to complete this application.
Our Human Resources Team reviews carefully every application.
About the IDB Group
The IDB Group, composed of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), IDB Invest, and the IDB Lab, offers flexible financing solutions to its member countries to finance economic and social development through lending and grants to public and private entities in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Inter-American Development Bank is devoted to improving lives. Established in 1959, the IDB is a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB also conducts cutting-edge research and provides policy advice, technical assistance, and training to public and private sector clients throughout the region.
About IDB Lab
It is the innovation laboratory of the IDB Group. We mobilize financing, knowledge, and connections to drive innovation for inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean. We believe that innovation is a powerful tool that can transform our region, providing unprecedented opportunities to vulnerable populations due to economic, social, or environmental factors today. IDB Lab is committed to gender quality and diversity as part of its development mandate. The Strategy and Impact unit supports IDB Lab in developing strategy, connections and knowledge, and impact measurement and reporting.
About IDB Invest
IDB Invest, a member of the IDB Group, is a multilateral development bank committed to promoting the economic development of its member countries in Latin America and the Caribbean through the private sector. IDB Invest finances sustainable companies and projects to achieve financial results and maximize regional economic, social, and environmental development. With a portfolio of $14.1 billion in asset management and 325 clients in 25 countries, IDB Invest provides innovative financial solutions and advisory services that meet its clients’ needs in various industries.