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Intern - Office of the General Counsel

General information

Job details


Office of the General Counsel

Term of contract

From 3 months to 6 months

Group of grade



The Intern will work under the supervision of experienced colleagues to carry out a work assignment and will report to the Office of the General Counsel. More generally, the incumbent provides support for the activity and, more particularly, is responsible for the following responsibilities:

  • Assist the Legal Counsels in the preparation of research papers/presentations concerning topics of relevance for project finance operations (e.g., procurement, environmental and social safeguards, compliance, dispute settlement)
  • Assist the  Legal Counsels in the development/update of internal procedures/knowledge management tools
  • Assist the Legal Counsels in the legal advice required for project preparation and contract negotiation


• Have, at least, completed a graduate degree (from university or other accredited institution) in Law focused on (i) International/European Law; (ii) Banking/Finance.

Linguistic skills:
• Have perfect command of written and spoken English, knowledge of French, the other Bank's official language, would be an asset.

Professional skills:
• Possess strong analytical, quantitative and computer skills

Core Competencies:
• Innovation
• Adaptability
• Client orientation
• Result orientation
• Team player
• Communication

Job location

Job location




Candidate criteria

Employment Conditions

• Be less than 28 years
• Be a national of one of CEB member states
• Have completed studies less than two years ago previously

Internships at the CEB are intended to give interns a general overview of the CEB's objectives and activities.

The internship will be offered for a period ranging from 3 months to 6 months, with a possibility for further extension up to a maximum of 9 months depending on business needs. Work is undertaken at CEB offices in Paris. A starting date will apply to you and will be confirmed at the time of the offer.

Admission to an internship does not confer on the intern the status of a CEB staff member, nor does it confer any entitlement to subsequent appointment on a permanent or temporary basis.
CEB evaluates applications based on eligibility requirements, relevance of academic study and level of interest and motivation to contribute to development work.

lnterns at the CEB are paid a flat-rate allowance as an indemnity and support towards living costs and public transportation.

Recruitment Conditions

Deadline for application: 31 January 2019

The selection of interns is also carried out in accordance with the principle of equal treatment and the principle that there shall be no direct or indirect discrimination based on inter alia, racial, ethnic or social background, colour of skin, nationality, disability, age, marital or parental status, gender or sexual orientation, or political, philosophical or religious opinions.

CEB may maintain or adopt measures conferring specific advantages intended to promote equal opportunities for all, insofar as the said measures are based on objective and reasonable justification.