The OPEC Fund for International Development Internship

Current university students and recent graduates are invited to join the OPEC Fund on a two-to-six-month internship. The programme will provide the opportunity for students to understand the OPEC Fund’s vision, mission and related values. Application process is ongoing.

The OPEC Fund for International Development (OPEC Fund) is the intergovernmental development finance institution established in 1976 by the Member States of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

The Internship Program runs for between two and six months and is designed to provide an immersive experience so that students gain practical experience of working for an international organization.

The Internship Program offers opportunities to focus on one or more of the following: public sector operations; private sector and trade finance operations; grants; financial management; 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 document, and assisting employees with their day-to-day work.

Application process is ongoing.


Main Criteria

Applicants must be current students or recent graduates aged between 19 and 25.

Applicants must be proficient in English. Knowledge of an additional language (e.g. French, Spanish, Arabic) is an asset.

Please provide a CV, university transcripts, and a short motivation letter of up to 250 words.

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