Global Internship Program

World Bank Group

Nairobi, Kenya

IFC’s Africa department is seeking an intern as part of our Global Internship Program (GIP). The Global Internship Program (GIP) offers highly motivated individuals an opportunity to be exposed to the mission and work of IFC and the broader World Bank Group and become part of the largest private sector development institution in the world. The program encourages individuals to bring new perspectives and innovative ideas to IFC’s work, while improving skills in a diverse and highly stimulating environment. Moreover, the Global Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to exchange ideas and network with international professionals dedicated to ending extreme poverty and boosting prosperity in the developing world. 

Duties and Accountabilities:  

  • Undertaking data analysis on IFC portfolio 
  • Deep dive analysis into key fragility themes such as conflict and violence and forced displacement  
  • Support on analysis around business development  
  • Mapping of domestic private sector and program reporting.   
Selection Criteria:
  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in a Master’s degree level program   
  • Preferred field of study: Economics, Social Sciences 
  • 2-3 years of previous work experience   
  • Fluency in English  
  • High level of Excel and Tableau capacity  
  • Proficiency with PowerPoint and data visualization tools  
  • Strong knowledge of key fragility themes in Africa, fragile and conflict affected situations, and challenges around private sector investment in African frontier markets. 
  • Fluency in French preferred