IADB nationals: 2023 Summer Internship Program – Graduate Interns (Consultant)

Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)

Washington, D.C., USA 🇺🇸

Background of this search

IDB Group is looking for active graduate students with an academic background in several areas (see each link below) to be hired as Interns under the Consultant modality.   

Graduate Int

1 – Infrastructure and Energy Department. Water and Sanitation Division – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

2 – Institute for Development Sect-Innovation in Citizen Services Division – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

3 – Country Department Southern Cone-Housing and Urban Development Division – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

4 – Country Department Caribbean Group – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

5 – International Macroeconomics, Natural Disasters, and Climate Change Intern in the Department of Research and Chief Economist Office – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

6 – Country Dep Central America, Hai, Mex, Pan, and the Dom Rep – Graduate intern.pdf

7 – Data Analytics Country Department Andean Group Graduate Intern.pdf

8 – Office of Ethics Intern.pdf

9 – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Graduate Intern.pdf

10 – Information Technology Department- Business Partner Group – Vice Presidency for Sectors and Knowledge – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

11 – Office of Outreach and Partnerships-Resource Mobilization Division Graduate Intern .pdf

12- Data Analysis Intern in the Education Division .pdf

13- Finance and Administration Department-Transaction Services- Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

14 – Staff Retirement Plans Investments Team – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

15 – Legal Research Intern for the Administrative Tribunal – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

16 -Infrastructure and Energy Sector – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

17 – Migration in Venezuela Impact Assessment Intern (Consultant).pdf

18 – Department of Research and Chief Economist- Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

19 – Department of Research and Chief Economist- Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

20 – Corporate Services Portfolio Monitoring & Business Analytics Support Intern – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

21 – General Operations Intern in the Housing and Urban Development Division – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

22 – Finance Department-Accounting Division- Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

23 – Analytics, Knowledge, and Information Technology Division – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

24 – Social and Environmental Risk of Involuntary Resettlement Analysis Intern – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

25 – Portfolio Management Division – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

26 – Financial Products and Services Division – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

27 – Climate risk, Environmental Social and Governance, and Agribusiness Support Intern – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

28 – Development Effectiveness and Impact measurement Intern in IDB Invest – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

29 – Compliance Unit in the Legal Department of IDB Invest – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf (EZSHARE

30 – Environmental and Social Risk Management – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

31 – Country Department Andean Group – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

32 – Capacity Building Support Intern in the Environmental and Social Solutions Unit – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

33 – Agile regulation, Innovation, and Development Research Intern – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

34 – Institutions for Development Sector-Competitiveness, Technology and Innovation Division – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

35 – Institutions for Development Sector- Innovation in Citizen Services Division – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf  

36 – Institutions for Development Sector- Innovation in Citizen Services Division – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

37 – Office of Risk Management-Credit Risk Management Unit – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

38 – Communications in Governance, Environmental and Social Risk Management Intern – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

39 – Community Health, Infrastructure, and Safety Intern – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

40 – Data Analytics and Visualization Intern in the Operations Financial Management and Procurement Services Office – Graduate Intern (Consultant).pdf

What you’ll need:

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

  • Citizenship: Be a national of an IDB member country https://www.iadb.org/en/about-us/how-are-we-organized (IDB Invest has no nationality restrictions)
  • Age: Be between 21 and 33 years old for graduate students as of the starting date of the internship.
  • 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”), 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.
  • Education: Active graduate students (50% of the coursework approved minimum) in areas indicated in each Term of Reference. The graduation date cannot be prior to the last day of the Internship.
  • 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).
  • Soft Skills: Result-driven, collaborative, innovative, client-oriented, strong communicator, self-motivated, eager to learn and excellent time-management.   


  • Select up to 3 (three) internship options in the application.
  • Submit your resume, cover letter, academic transcripts (official or unofficial), and university letter certifying your student status when applying. These last two should be issued within the last 3 months and must reflect a minimum of 50% of coursework completed (graduate students) or a third-year approved minimum (undergraduate students) Applications without the requested documentation will be disqualified. Save each of these files in a pdf format with your name and subject.
  • 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 the winter season, depending on their academic standing.       

Opportunity Summary: 

  • Type of contract: CNS Consultant-Intern
  • Length of contract: Two months. 2 months, from June 16 to August 15, 2023 (fixed dates) 

Our culture: 

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 diversity@iadb.org  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.   

About IDB: 

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. 

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Additional Information

  • External Opening Date: Mar 6, 2023
  • External Closing Date: Mar 19, 2023
  • External Contact Email: hrsc@iadb.org
  • External Contact Name: HR Service Center
  • Job Field: Office Support




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