Asian Development Bank Internships (10/15)

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) welcomes motivated, open-minded, and self-directed individuals to apply for the Internship Program. ADB offers an experiential and project-oriented learning opportunities for graduate students. The assignments vary broadly and depend on the business needs every year. 

It would interest you to know that we are preparing for the 2017 Internship Program - First Batch (Application period: 15 August to 15 October 2016, On-boarding: January 2017 onwards) 

The internship program offers the students an opportunity to: 

     • Workk in a major international development organization; 
     • Work collaboratively with experienced prrofessionals from over 50 different countries; 
     • Gain a deeper understanding of development fiinance and the impact of the work ADB does
     • Contribute to ADB's business through research outtputs. 

Internship candidates must: 

     • bbe 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 enngaged in academic study in a field directly related to ADB's work; 
     • be a national of one of ADDB's members; 
     • possess an excellent coommand of English; and
     • have professioonal experience relevant to the assignment. 

ADB pays all interns a limited amount of stipend. Interns are responsible for other expenses including own living accommodations. ADB supports interns to obtain visa for the assigned locations if needed. For more information, please visit our Internship Program site. 

Internship opportunities are now posted for application. Interested applicants may register and apply at ADB Career and Employment System (ACES).  

Please click on the position titles below for detailed information, instructions, and application procedures. 

Position Title Department Internship Topic Requisition No.

Closing Date

Intern - North American Representative Office - 1705 Strategy and Policy Department "Determining how international organizations in North America use external communication tools to reach external audiences effectively."


15 Oct 2016

Intern - Urban, Social Development & Public Management Division, PARD - 1703 Pacific Department"Strengthening and Promoting Cooperation in Health Insurance in the North Pacific."

15 Oct 2016

Intern - Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office in Sydney, Australia - 1704 Pacific Department"Improvement of the laws which support the private sector is a core theme of the Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative (PSDI, TA 8378-REG). The purpose of this assignment is to further this work and conduct an analysis of the contract laws and issues in the Pacific, with a view to forming an approach to improving these laws across the region."

15 Oct 2016

Intern - Office of Public-Private Partnership - 1702 Office of Public-Private Partnership "Monitoring of Public-Private Partnership (PPP) environment in the following Developing Member Countries (DMCs): Indonesia, Myanmar, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Viet Nam (Southeast Asia), Mongolia, PRC (East Asia), Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka (South Asia), Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Timor Leste (Pacific Asia), Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan and Pakistan (Central and West Asia)."

15 Oct 2016

Intern - Office of the Director General, Independent Evaluation Department - 1701 Independent Evaluation Department "A quantitative analysis of factors affecting the success of policy-based lending in ADB. This will be an input to the corporate evaluation study on policy-based lending to be completed in 2017."

15 Oct 2016