2021-2022 GWU Grameen Bank & Trust NGO Student Internship

The Grameen Bank provides collateral-free loans to the poorest members of Bangladesh society with the goal of lifting individuals out of poverty.  The Grameen Bank & Trust NGO Student Internship Program, hosted by the George Washington University, offers internship opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students interested in working on development projects with the Grameen Bank & Trust.

Applications for this opportunity will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


The internship provides valuable hands-on experience in microfinance, poverty reduction, and international development in Bangladesh.

In the past, interns have accomplished critical tasks, including:

  • Adapting the microfinance model to address the poorest sectors of society
  • Restructuring the lending products used to improve cash flow for struggling individuals
  • An assessment of how the current financial crisis affects microfinancing opportunities
  • Improving the operations and accounting manuals used to train partner organizations in the work of microfinance
  • A financial audit of the Grameen Bank
  • A feasibility study of producing solar panels in Bangladesh

For more information and to apply, click here.

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