OECD: open applications for internships of the winter programme

The OECD has opened applications for internships within the Winter Program. Do not miss the opportunity to be just the resource they are looking for. Apply now, make a one-way ticket to Paris and start your brilliant international career


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Organization: the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD; French: Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques, OCDE) is an intergovernmental economic organisation with 35 member countries, founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade. It is a forum of countries describing themselves as committed to democracy and the market economy, providing a platform to compare policy experiences, seeking answers to common problems, identify good practices and coordinate domestic and international policies of its members. Most OECD members are high-income economies with a very high Human Development Index (HDI) and are regarded as developed countries. OECD is an official United Nations observer. The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. The OECD provides a forum in which governments can work together to share experiences and seek solutions to common problems. They work with governments to understand what drives economic, social and environmental change. They measure productivity and global flows of trade and investment. They analyse and compare data to predict future trends. They set international standards on a wide range of things, from agriculture and tax to the safety of chemicals. The OECD is an official observer of the United Nations


Duty Station:  Paris, France


Open To: full-time students in economics or another discipline related to the work of the OECD (social affairs, trade, agriculture, development, education, employment, environment, finance, tax affairs and statistics)


Timeframe: the duration of the internship is for a period between 2 and 6 months, from January to June for the Winter Program and from July to December for the Summer Program, full time (40 hours per week). Your availability must be indicated in the cover letter


Deadline: Winter Programme: 30/11/2018


Job description: the OECD Internship Programme was designed to bring highly qualified and motivated students with different backgrounds within the Organization in order to work on projects related to the strategic guidelines of the Secretary General. The main objective is to give candidates the opportunity to improve their analytical and technical skills, as well as the experience of working in a truly international environment. Candidates will have to carry out research activities and provide statistical and technical support for the analysis work, all under the direction of a senior OECD official. In particular:

Research, data analysis and drafting

- Participate in the preparation of studies and documents
- Carry out research and revisions of existing material
- Collect, organize and evaluate data
- Contribute to the production of documents, working documents and publications from the above activities, including editorial notes and preparation of technical annexes

Liaison and outreach

- Attend meetings and seminars
- Establish and maintain professional contacts and build networks with national administrations, researchers, other international organizations and delegations from member countries
- Undertake other activities as required


Qualifications: the qualifications needed to be able to send your application for the Winter Programme internships with the OECD are:

- international experience in research and analysis activities through studies, internships or professional activities are considered an added value
- computer skills (Microsoft office)
- excellent command of one of the two official languages of the OECD (English and French) and knowledge of, or willingness to learn either one or the other language. Knowledge of other languages will be considered an added value
- excellent analytical skills demonstrated by previous professional academic experiences
- strong interest in the work of the OECD in promoting international cooperation
- ability to plan and apply research individually
- ability to organize and synthesize complex material
- good organizational skills, ability to work effectively on the basis of general instructions with the ability to prioritize activities
- ability to work in a multicultural environment and to adapt to changing working methods and technologies
- good editorial and communication skills


Wage: not mentioned


Application process: to apply for the OECD Winter Programme internships, you must click on the Apply Online button directly from the offer page and attach:
- CV
- cover letter in English


Useful links:

Web site OECD

Internship Winter Programme


Contact information: all contacts can be found at this link or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


edited by Ludovica Mango


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