Fully Funded ADB Summer Internship Program 2021

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Designation/Position-  ADB Summer Internship Program 2021

The Asian Development Bank (ADB)  invites application for Doha Institute for ADB Summer Internship Program 2021(Fully Funded) for eligible and interested candidates

About- The Internship Program is a project-oriented learning opportunity for graduate students to gain experience through research assignments based on ADB’s current operational needs. ADB advertises internship assignments twice a year and welcomes motivated, open-minded, and self-directed individuals to apply. All international students can apply for this program. ADB evaluates applications based on: eligibility requirements, relevance of academic study and work experience; and the level of interest and motivation to contribute to development work. ADB also considers institutional representation, gender, and nationality balance in the over-all intern selection process.

Research/Job Area- Master’s Degree or PhD study

Location- The Location of the Internship will depend on which country you are applying to


  • be enrolled in a Master’s- or PhD-level program at a school in one of the ADB member nations, both prior to and after the internship assignment;
  • be engaged in academic study in a field directly related to ADB’s work;
  • be a national of one of ADB’s members;
  • possess an excellent command of English; and
  • have professional experience relevant to the assignment.

Job/Position Description-

The internship program offers the opportunity to:

  • work in a major international development organization;
  • work collaboratively with experienced professionals from over 50 different countries;
  • gain a deeper understanding of development finance and the impact of the work ADB does; and
  • contribute to ADB’s business through research outputs.
  • ADB announces the assignments on the website and candidates choose assignments of interest.
  • Candidates apply through ACES, prepare for their CVs and answer the essay questions.
    • All documents (CV and essay) are uploaded to ACES to complete application.
    • Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
    • To avoid errors in submission, applicants are advised not to wait until the last day of the application period in submitting their internship applications.

How to Apply- 

The internship application process is online through the ADB Career and Employment System (ACES). School registration and nomination are no longer required.

Application period for the 2021 Internship Program:

  • 1st batch: 1 August to 30 September 2020
    • On board: January 2021 onwards
  • 2nd batch: 1 December 2020 to 31 January 2021
    • On board: June 2021 onwards

Last Date for Apply– 31 January 2021.

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