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Paid Internship Opportunity at Asian Development Bank

Paid Internship Opportunity at Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Country: Philippines
City: Manila
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Asian Development Bank calls application for Intern – Partner Funds Division. The internship opportunity is located in the Department of Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department in the Asian Development Bank Headquarters. The internship can be up to 8-12 weeks with the possibility of starting in June 2020.

The incumbent will have to assess the developmental effectiveness of single-partner trust funds that were closed in recent years. The final output of the intern is a rapid review of grants and technical assistance supported by the trust funds vis a vis ADB’s strategic priorities at the time of implementation.

ADB provides a stipend of 69 USD per day for 56 days.

Expected Outcomes

The Asian Development Banks expects the following outcomes from the intern

  • Evaluation of a single closed trust fund/ Comparative evaluation of some closed trust funds.
  • Rapid assessment of the outcomes of the TF-funded grants and TAs, including geographic and sector trends.
  • A summary of lessons learned from activities supported by these single-partner funds.


Candidates must have the following qualifications to take part in this Internship Opportunity at Asian Development Bank

  • Candidate must be pursuing studies in a Masters or Ph.D. program in Public Policy/ Economics.
  • Must be familiar with relevant literature particularly on development finance
  • Similarly, s/he should possess an excellent command of English with strong writing and analytical skills
  • Furthermore, relevant research/work experience with written outputs preferred but not required.

Application Procedure

Candidates must submit an online application for this position. Click this link to start an online application.

Applicants must submit the following documents along with the application

  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Evidence of enrollment to a Masters or Ph.D. program. Inclusive dates should confirm that the candidate will be enrolled during the intended period of assignment.
  • Essay in MS WORD or PDF document, maximum of 1500 words per question: Describe one example of your experience that demonstrated your interest in working in ADB; Highlight your qualifications that will help accomplish this internship assignment (e.g., coursework, research, work experience, etc.).

Application Deadline

Candidates must apply before Friday, January 31, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. (2359 Manila Time, 0800 GMT).

Follow the official website for more information.

Asian Development Bank

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a regional development bank established on 19 December 1966, which is headquartered in the Ortigas Center located in the city of Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines. The company also maintains 31 field offices around the world to promote social and economic development in Asia. The bank admits the members of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP, formerly the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East or ECAFE) and non-regional developed countries. From 31 members at its establishment, ADB now has 68 members.


Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline31 January,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerAsian Development Bank



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