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The World Bank President Jim Yong Kim
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    Current Employee - Communications Associate in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Communications Associate in Washington, DC

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    Pros

    Culture, travel, mission, people, international development

    Cons

    I don't have anything that would be considered a Con for the world bank.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to have open lines of communication with staff and focusing on the mission


The World Bank Interviews

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    Short-term Consultant (STC) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at The World Bank (Washington, DC).

    Interview

    Casual, asked about experience in the industry, asked to know more about international experience, technical/computer skills, ability to write concisely and in short amounts of time, understanding of the organizations mission and its structure, etc.

    We met in the lobby and then went to have a coffee while we discussed my resume and experience. The interview process took two hours, but could very well have only taken 15-30 minutes. It's important to be laid back, casual, and be able to establish a rapport with the interviewer.

    Interview Questions

    • Explain what you found most difficult in your previous position.

      What is your greatest weakness?
       
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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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