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The World Bank Legal Vice Presidency Internship

The World Bank Legal Vice Presidency Internship

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Applications call for the World Bank Legal Vice Presidency Internship. The World Bank Legal Vice Presidency (“LEGVPU”) offers highly-motivated law students an opportunity to be exposed to the mission and work of the World Bank and that of LEGVPU. The World Bank Legal Internship Program allows individuals to bring new perspectives, innovative ideas, and the latest research experiences into the World Bank’s daily operations and improve their legal skills while working in a multicultural environment.

The internship aims to provide you first-hand experiences of the day-to-day operations of the World Bank by closely collaborating with staff in LEGVPU. As part of the team, working directly with outstanding and inspiring development professionals and senior management, you will get the chance to contribute to the legal services offered by LEGVPU as well as participate in high-profile events and conferences organized during the term of your internship.


Candidats on World Bank Legal Vice Presidency Internship will be doing the following tasks

  • 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.
  • Similarly, 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.
  • Furthermore, performing ad hoc assignments as requested by the supervising lawyer(s).


  • Must hold citizenship of any IBRD member state.
  • Should currently enrolled in an LLB, JD, LLM, SJD, PhD, or equivalent program.
  • An excellent command of the English language.


Apply Online with the following documents

  • Resume as well as Statement of Interest
  • Proof of enrollment in a law degree (LLB, JD, LLM, SJD, PhD, or equivalent) and academic transcript(s).
  • Short essay providing a response to a research question posed by the Legal Vice Presidency for the prevailing application period.


Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline30 September,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerWorld Bank



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