Job Description

1. Internship TOPIC: "Integrated Multisector Provincial Development Study." 2. SUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTION: The task is to propose a new approach to integrated multisector provincial development, to support National Targeted Program to ethnic minorities (2021-2030), as a background paper to provincial projects preparation and CPS 2021-2025. The Intern will work closely with the programming team at VRM in assessing the provincial government planning approach and learning ADB financing modality. 3. PERIOD OF ASSIGNMENT:
  • Duration: 8 weeks (with a possibility of extension)

  • Timing: January 2021

4. LOCATION: ADB Viet Nam Resident Mission (subject to travel restrictions) 5. EXPECTED OUTCOMES:
  • The understanding on the strengths and weaknesses of provincial planning procedure is deepened.

  • A new approach is considered for designing support for NTP and pipeline integrated multisector provincial Development Projects.

  • The strategic approach for rural development in CPS is strengthened.


6. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Currently enrolled in a Masters or PhD program in economics, urban/rural planning, development studies, (preferable) or equivalent. 7. RELEVANT EXPERIENCE AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Language skills both in English (requirement) and Vietnamese (preferable). Subject to international travel restrictions. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Upload the following documents in the “Attachments” section of your application: 1. Curriculum vitae (CV) 2. Proof of enrollment to a Masters or PhD program. Inclusive dates should confirm that you will be enrolled during the intended period of assignment. 3. Essay in MS WORD or PDF document, maximum of 1500 words per question. (Please see essay questions below) ESSAY QUESTIONS: (1) Describe one example of your experience that demonstrated your interest in working in ADB. (2) Highlight your qualifications that will help accomplish this internship assignment (e.g., coursework, research, work experience, etc.).
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