About DIME

The objective of the World Bank's Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) department is to increase the use of data analytics and impact evaluation research in the design and implementation of public policy, to increase the effectiveness of development investments, strengthen country institutions for evidence-based policy making, and generate knowledge in strategic development areas. DIME's diverse portfolio offers interns and consultant's the opportunity to contribute to projects across all development sectors, including agriculture, public sector governance, climate change (energy, environment and water), financial & private sector, human development, entertainment education, transport, trade, gender, and fragility, conflict and violence.

DIME STC Recruitment Drive - March 2023

DIME is now hiring Short Term Consultants (STCs) to work as Research Assistants, Field Coordinators, and Junior Field Coordinators for 11 open positions. These roles provide recent master's level graduates and working professionals opportunities to improve public policy on the basis of better data and research. Eligible candidates must hold at least a master's level degree in economics, public policy or a related field (except for a Junior Field Coordinator role, for which eligible candidates must hold at least a bachelor's level degree in related fields). Additional impact evaluation experience is preferred, but not required. Click here to see detailed Terms of Reference for these positions. For specific details on each project, navigate to the STC Recruitment Drive - March 2023 tab.

How do I use this dashboard to apply?

Navigate to the STC Recruitment Drive - March 2023 tab on the top panel to see details about each of the open positions, as well as required skills.

After you have identified the roles of your interest, you will need submit your application using this application form.

NOTE: The deadline to submit your applications for this round of recruitment is Wednesday, March 29, 2023, at 1 PM Eastern Daylight Time.

Internship Program

DIME offers internships to students enrolled in areas ranging from economics and public policy to data and computer science to gain experience in development research. The summer internship program combines project-specific experience with training opportunities on survey and data-related topics. Eligible students must be enrolled in a degree program at the time of the internship. Master's and undergraduate students must also receive an appropriate scholarship or academic credit to be eligible for participation.

Applications for the 2023 Summer Internship Program are now closed.

How to navigate?

You can filter positions using the drop-down filters based on criteria such as required languages software skills, location of position, as well as by type of position (Research Assistant, Field Coordinator, etc.)

Additionally, you can also add more columns to display on the screen, such as Position details and Start date, and then sort positions based on this information. You can also use the Search box to look for certain keywords.

You can see detailed Terms of Reference for each type of position here.

After you have identified the roles of your interest, you will need submit your application using this application form.