Asia Development Bank (ADB) Internship Program 2023 for Masters/PhD Student

Deadline: 15th of February, 2023

  1. Applications are currently being accepted for the 2023 ADB Internship Program for Masters and PhD Students by the Asia Development Bank (ADB). Graduate students can get experience through project-based learning opportunities like the Internship Program, which is based on the operational needs of ADB at the time.

ADB posts internship openings twice a year and encourages enthusiastic, adaptable, and self-driven people to apply.


The internship program offers the opportunity to:

  • work in a major international development organization;
  • work collaboratively with experienced professionals from over 50 different countries;
  • gain a deeper understanding of development finance and the impact of the work ADB does;and
  • contribute to ADB’s business through research outputs.


Internship candidates must:

  • be 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 engaged in academic study in a field directly related to ADB’s work;
  • be a national of one of ADB’s members;
  • possess an excellent command of English; and
  • have professional experience relevant to the assignment.


  • The internship application process is online through the ADB Career and Employment System (ACES).
    School registration and nomination is no longer required.
  • ADB announces the assignments on the website and candidates choose assignments of
  • Candidates apply through ACES, prepare for their CVs and answer the essay questions.
  • All documents (CV and essay) are uploaded to ACES to complete
  • Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
  • To avoid errors in submission, applicants are advised not to wait until the last
    day of the application period in submitting their internship applications.

ADB evaluates applications based on: eligibility requirements, relevance of academic study
and work experience; and the level of interest and motivation to contribute to development
work. ADB also considers institutional representation, gender,and nationality balance in the
over-all intern selection process.

  • Application period for the 2023 Internship Program:
    • 1st batch: 15 July to 15 September 2022
    • On board: January 2023 onwards
    • 2nd batch: 15 December 2022 to 15 February 2023
    • On board: June 2023 onwards

Click here to apply.

Oyin Olufayo

Oyin Olufayo is a Sustainable Development Goals Advocate. A recent graduate of The School of Politics, Policy, and Governance (SPPG) She is a Technical Writer, Political Writer, and a Content Writer. Her passion for sustainable development goals has been implemented by creating tangible solutions. She has featured in grassroots initiatives like TedX, World Literacy Foundation, Spur Nation Media, FRCN, Naija Law and etc. spreading the impact of Sustainable education, and also facilitated numerous events regarding SDGs.

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