#iwant2work4africa – World Bank Social Media Internship Search


#iwant2work4Africa – World Bank Africa Social Media Intern Search



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WASHINGTON, January 10, 2013—To help us do more to reduce poverty and create opportunity for the people of Africa, the World Bank’s Africa team is looking for two social media interns who are creative, smart, and committed to excellence.


These paid interns will join the World Bank’s Africa Communications unit, a team of hardworking professionals, who love Africa and want to see it thrive and grow.


If you love Africa and are willing to work hard, come join our team! The World Bank Group is an international development bank that works for a world free of poverty, with opportunity for all.


We work in 48 nations on the continent, putting our expertise, know-how, and financing behind the development plans of African countries and the communities themselves. Modern strategic communications are vital to the World Bank’s development mission in Africa.


Get Started


Follow @WorldBankAfrica or @BM_Afrique and tweet your response to this phrase: #iwant2work4africa because…

Based on your response and if you make it to round 2, you will be sent a Direct Message with additional instructions

What You’ll Receive


An internship at World Bank headquarters in Washington DC

A monthly stipend

What You’ll Be Doing


Conceptualizing new ways for the World Bank Africa to engage in social networks

Adding a more “social layer” to the World Bank Africa’s corporate websites

Helping manage blogs

Writing social media press releases

Tweeting from @WorldBankAfrica and @BM_Afrique

Engaging with fans on the World Bank Africa Facebook pages and Livestream channel

Sharing World Bank-produced multimedia, blogs, and other material on social networks

You Should Apply If…


You’re a student currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree university program, or the equivalent

You have a deep knowledge and understanding of social media tools – including bookmarking, tagging, tweeting, blogging, etc. – and you use them regularly

You’re an excellent writer

You speak English or French fluently


For more information, contact africateam@worldbank.org



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