Deadline: October 30, 2015
- Must be enrolled in a Master's - or PhD-level program at a school in the United States or Canada, both prior to and after the internship assignment;
- Must be engaged in academic study in a field directly related to ADB's work;
- Must be a United States or Canadian national. ADB is unfortunately unable to sponsor this work;
- Must possess an excellent command of English, both orally and written; and
- Should have relevant professional experience.
- Gathers information on new international development discussions, events and news in North America to inform ADB staff based at headquarters and at resident missions.
- Attends events and briefings at think tank organizations, universities, congressional hearings and government agencies and produce written event summaries.
- Assists with media outreach including editing press releases and in disseminating information through NARO's various social media channels
- Works closely with NARO staff in planning and implementing special projects or programs.
- Assists with other tasks including administration needs, such as staffing the front desk, if needed, and supporting administrative staff during special functions.
September 8 for the Fall semester, and January 5 for the Spring semester. Start and end dates
are flexible. Work hours are on a part-time schedule and may be flexible to accommodate class
schedules and work requirements.
meetings on behalf of ADB in Washington, D.C. The program will not pay for any other
expenses including relocation or living expenses.
Washington, D.C. The office is accessible by Metro’s subway and bus lines.
firstname.lastname@example.org. Indicate in your cover letter the university and program you are enrolled in
including expected graduation date, and what days and times you would be available to work.
Please submit documentation before the deadline below:
be contacted for an interview.
countries reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people. Despite the region’s many
successes, it remains home to approximately two-thirds of the world's poor: 1.6 billion people who live on
less than $2 a day, with 733 million struggling on less than $1.25 a day. ADB is committed to reducing
poverty through inclusive economic growth, environmentally sustainable growth, and regional integration.
Based in Manila, ADB is owned by 67 members, including 48 from the region. Its main instruments for
helping its developing member countries are policy dialogue, loans, equity investments, guarantees,
grants, and technical assistance.
enhance ADB's presence in Canada and the United States. The office acts as a liaison between ADB's
Manila headquarters and American policymakers and major stakeholders. It serves to strengthen
collaboration with other multilateral institutions based in North America, and conducts public and media