IFC Global Internship Program South Business Development

World Bank Group

New Delhi, India

Experience: 0 to 3 Years

Skill Required: HR and Admin

IFC — a member of the World Bank Group — is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. We work in more than 100 countries, using our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing countries. In fiscal year 2023, IFC committed a record US$43.7 billion to private companies and financial institutions in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity as economies grapple with the impacts of global compounding crises. For more information, visit www.ifc.org.

IFC’s South Asia 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:  
  • Support the implementation of the India & Africa Cooperation Strategy to promote investment and advisory opportunities for IFC in both geographies.  
  • Serve as a focal point to the India & Africa Cooperation Group (IACG) to provide real-time updates on the current pipeline and ensure alignment with local priorities and IFC’s global strategies.  
  • Serve as an anchor to develop a collaborative knowledge sharing platform on opportunities- share sector opportunities, as well as insights on regulatory challenges, investment incentives etc.  
  • Map IFC unique offerings and financial instruments (both investment and advisory) and develop a comprehensive list of the suite of offerings to share with potential clients.  
  • Develop briefing pitch decks to share with different audiences, including for new/existing clients, chambers of commerce, and Ministries of External Affairs. 
  • Serve as an anchor to tailor sectoral pitch notes, including cross cutting themes (e.g., climate, gender etc.)  
  • Liaise with respective industry focal points and stakeholders to support internal and external due diligence for IFC’s mobilization efforts under the India & Africa Cooperation Strategy. 
Selection Criteria:
  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in a Master’s degree level program   
  • Preferred field of study: Preferred field of study: Business Administration, Finance, or Economics. 
  • 3 years of previous work experience   
  • Fluency in English  
  • Ability to work in India (citizenship or OCI card).