Support to the Communications Sector of the IDB Representation in Panama – Internship Program of the Country Offices / Offices 2023 – Intern ( Consultant ), Panama At Inter-American Development Bank ( IDB )

Closing date: Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Support to the Communications Sector of the IDB Representation in Panama – Internship Program of the Country Offices / Offices 2023 – Intern ( Consultant )

Location: Panama

The IDB Group is a diverse, versatile and passionate community of people, united to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Those who work with us find a purpose and do what they like best in an inclusive, collaborative, agile and rewarding environment.

About this position:

The IDB Representation ( COF ) in Panama is looking for an active undergraduate student to be hired as a 2023 intern under the Consultant modality.

The COF / Offices Internship Program is a paid Competitive opportunity for university students from member countries to learn about work on development issues and the Bank’s corporate management, and gain professional work experience through learning at work.

What you will do:

  •  Provide support in the various work areas of the Communications sector of the Bank’s office in Panama.
  •  Support the generation of new ideas in the processes of creating press releases, as well as other communications sent by the area.
  •  Participate in the creation of content for the different social networks that the Representation manages, such as LinkedIn among others.
  •  Continuous review of the different news reports in the various media.
  •  Participate in internal office staff meetings.
  •  Support in the required way in the organization and staging of events, such as the book fair and others that are required.

What you will need:

  • Education: Active undergraduate student, preferably studying the second year onwards, in communications, public relations or journalism of an accredited university. The graduation date must be after the last day of the internship.
  • Languages : Be competent in Spanish with practical knowledge of English
  • Soft skills : Good writing and spelling, results orientation, collaboration, innovation, customer orientation, good level of communication, motivation, eager to learn and excellent time management.
  • Technical skills: Very good use of Canva, Word, PowerPoint, basic Excel.


  • Citizenship : Be a citizen of Panama.
  • Age : Be between 21 and 27 years old for undergraduate students, or up to 33 years old for graduate students from the start date of the internship.
  • Consanguinity : Not having relatives ( up to the fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including the spouse ) working at the IDB or IDB Invest.
  • First job in the IDB Group : To be a participant for the first time in a Internship Program organized by the Bank or the Inter-American Investment Corporation ( “Corporation” also known as “IDB Invest” ). In addition, having been a former staff member, Complementary Workforce ( “CW” ), contractor for the Bank or Corporation, or have previously provided services to the Bank or Corporation through a contractor or under any other contractual modality.

Mandatory documentation to be attached when applying:

one. Curriculum Vitae and cover letter

2. Certificado/expediente académico o transcripción de créditos (oficiales o no oficiales) y Carta universitaria que demuestre que está inscrito actualmente y la cantidad de créditos aprobados vs. el total del pensum académico. Ambos documentos deben haberse emitido dentro de los últimos 3 meses.

Las solicitudes sin la documentación solicitada serán descalificadas.

Envíe los archivos en formato PDF nombrándolos con su nombre, apellido y asunto.

No envíe copias de certificados de cursos.

Tipo de contrato y duración :

  •  Tipo de contrato : Consultor / Pasante
  •  Duración del contrato : 2 meses – Tiempo completo (40 horas a la semana)
  •  Fechas de contrato: 16/08/2023 a 15/10/2023
  •  Ubicación: Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá

Nuestra cultura:

At the IDB Group, we work to make everyone do their best and authentic to work, ready to try new approaches without fear, and where they are responsible and rewarded for their actions. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging ( DEIB ) are at the center of our organization. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ +, people with disabilities, people of African descent and indigenous peoples to apply. We will ensure that people with disabilities receive reasonable accommodations to participate in the job interview process. If you are a qualified candidate with a disability, email us at diversity@iadb.orgto request a reasonable adaptation to complete this request.

Our Human Resources team carefully reviews each request.

About the IDB Group:

The IDB Group, made up of the Inter-American Development Bank ( IDB ), IDB Invest and IDB Lab, offers flexible financing solutions to its member countries to finance economic and social development through loans and subsidies to public and private entities in Latin America and the Caribbean.

About the IDB:

The Inter-American Development Bank’s mission is to improve lives. Founded in 1959, the IDB is one of the main sources of long-term financing for the economic, social, and institutional development of Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB also conducts cutting-edge research projects and offers policy advice, technical assistance, and training to public and private clients throughout the region.

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Additional Information

  •  External Opening Date: Jul 13, 2023
  •  External Closing Date: Jul 19, 2023
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  •  Job Field: Technical Support


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