Asian Development Bank (ADB) Internship Program 2024 (Fully Funded)

The Asian Development Bank offers a paid internship program that provides graduate students with a valuable learning opportunity to gain experience and learn about how ADB operates.

adb internship program 2024

Applications for the ADB Internship Program 2024 are now open, and successful applicants will join as interns in January 2024. The program welcomes motivated and open-minded individuals to apply, and it does not require the IELTS exam.

The ADB offers internships twice a year for enrolled masters and Ph.D. level students. Most internship positions are available at the Asian Development Bank Headquarters in the Philippines.

The internship duration ranges from 8 to 11 weeks, and ADB covers the expenses for airfare travel and provides a monthly stipend. More details about the program are provided below.

Details of the ADB Internship Program 2024 by the Asian Development Bank

- Internship Location: ADB Head Quarters, Philippines

- Duration: 8 to 11 weeks

- Benefits: Fully funded

- IELTS: Not required

- On Board: January 2024

- Deadline: September 15, 2023

When will the internship start?

This is the second call for applications, and the deadline for submission is September 2023. The selected interns will join the program in January 2024.

Financial coverage

- Monthly Stipend: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) offers a generous stipend ranging from $1,000 to $2,200 for up to 26 weeks.

- Airfare Ticket: ADB also covers the cost of airfare tickets from the intern's home country to the internship location.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for the ADB Internship, applicants must fulfil the following requirements:

  • - Currently enrolled in a master's or doctoral degree program at a university in one of ADB's member countries.
  • - National of one of ADB's member countries.
  • - Excellent English language skills.
  • - Proof of English language test is not mandatory.

ADB selection process

- Prepare your CV and answer the essay questions.

- Upload all documents (CV and essay) through ACES, the ADB online application portal.

- ADB evaluates applications based on eligibility requirements, the relevance of academic study and work experience, and the level of interest and motivation to contribute to development work.


The last date to apply for the ADB Internship is September 15, 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

How to apply for the ADB Internship?

The internship application process is online through the ADB Career and Employment System (ACES). School registration and nomination are no longer required. For more information and to apply for the ADB Internship Program


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