World Bank is inviting applications for legal interns for 2024 Spring cycle from September 1-30, 2023.
About World Bank
The World Bank is an international financial institution that provides loans and grants to the governments of low- and middle-income countries for the purpose of pursuing capital projects. It was established along with the International Monetary Fund at 1944. As of 2022, the World Bank is run by a president and 25 executive directors, as well as 29 various vice presidents.
About the Internship
The World Bank Legal Internship Program is offered thrice a year for a period of maximum three months at World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C. and in certain selected country offices for currently enrolled law school students.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Conducting a variety of legal assignments under the direction of the supervising lawyer(s).
- Conducting research on assigned issues, using existing law files and alternative sources (e.g., computer-assisted searches using the internet, intranet and/or other databases), analyzing information, and summarizing findings.
- Conducting comparative legal analyses on a range of issues in a given area, identifying legal and policy issues, researching relevant precedents, and proposing appropriate solutions.
- Participating in task/project teams with the supervising lawyer(s).
- Assisting in the preparation and organization of conferences and meetings.
- Performing ad hoc assignments as requested by the supervising lawyer(s).
How to Apply?
Interested candidates can apply through the link provided at the end of the post.
The internship will take place at Washington DC, United States of America.