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OPEC Fund for International Development Internship Programme 2022

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The OPEC Fund for International Development is a multilateral development finance institution established in 1976. Our 12 Member Countries are:  Algeria, Ecuador, Gabon, Indonesia, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

Applications are invited for:

 

 

Title: Internship Program 2022

Location: Austria (AT)

Job Description

  • The OPEC Fund offers an Internship Program enabling students from diverse academic backgrounds to experience work with an international organization.  
  • The Internship Program runs for between three and six months and is designed to: 
    • Provide a framework to support students assigned to any OPEC Fund department so that the focus remains on enriching the student’s experience; 
    • Provide an immersive experience so that students gain practical experience of working for an international organization; and
    • Provide the opportunity for students to understand the OPEC Fund’s vision, mission and related values.
  • Interns are assigned to different departments/units depending on their interests and qualifications, and according to departmental needs. 
  • The Internship Program offers opportunities to focus on one or more of the following: public sector operations; private sector and trade finance operations; financial operations; risk management; strategic planning and economic services; internal audit; human resources; administration; communication; legal services; and information technology.

Work assignments undertaken by interns may include:

  • Conducting research
  • Writing documents
  • Organizing information and
  • Assisting employees with their day-to-day work. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be between 19 to 25 years of age and enrolled in an undergraduate program (having completed at least two years) or graduate program. 
  • Alternatively, applicants may be recent graduates, having graduated a maximum of one year before the application deadline.

Applicants must be:

  • Proficient in English. Knowledge of an additional language (e.g. French, Spanish, Arabic) is an asset;
  • Computer literate in standard software applications (Microsoft Office);
  • Keenly interested in the work of the OPEC Fund;
  • Able to demonstrate cultural awareness; and
  • Able to demonstrate the OPEC Fund’s core values (Integrity, Empowerment, Excellence, Innovation, Community).

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Important Information and Notice
Candidates must submit:

  • The online application form;
  • A Curriculum Vitae (CV);
  • A copy of their university diploma or equivalent, or an original letter of confirmation from a university/school certifying the applicant is / was an undergraduate student;
  • A copy of their most recent university transcripts, showing the cumulative GPA or equivalent; and
  • A short statement in English (about 150-250 words) outlining their motivation for applying.
  • Successful candidates must be able to present a valid health or medical insurance policy for Austria or a similar certificate proving he / she will be fully covered from a medical perspective for the duration of the program. 
  • Due to a large volume of applications, the OPEC Fund will only enter into further correspondence with shortlisted candidates.

Please keep in mind:

  • All applications must be in English;
  • Please upload the statement and transcripts under the ‘Additional documents’ section of the application form; and
  • Please answer all the questions on the application form.

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