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The World Bank President Jim Yong Kim
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    I worked at The World Bank full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Challenging, diverse, and rewarding work; first class, competent staff; professional respect; decent salary

    Cons

    Bureaucracy; too much travel; remuneration lower than private sector


The World Bank Interviews

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    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at The World Bank.

    Interview

    It is recommended tha you know someone already working for the company, and then network a lot with different type of people because you will get the job through an appointment process

    Interview Questions

    • What are my career interest, and what are my plans for the future. I have to talk a lot about my work experience and how it will help me at the Bank.   Answer Question

The World Bank Awards & Accolades

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National Top 50 Green Companies , Green Power Partnership, 2012
National Top 50 Green Companies , Green Power Partnership, 2010

Additional Info

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Website www.worldbank.org
Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1945
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Finance
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

Collectively known as the World Bank, the International Bank for Reconstruction & Development (IBRD) and its sister organization the International Development Association (IDA) are on a mission to improve the world. The IBRD strives to reduce poverty in creditworthy middle-income countries by promoting sustainable development through loans, guarantees, risk management products, and advisory services. It serves countries in Latin America, Asia, Africa, and Eastern Europe, funding development activities by selling bonds in international capital markets. IDA assists the ... More

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