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    Former Employee - Research Analyst  in  Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Research Analyst in Washington, DC

    I worked at World Resources Institute full-time for more than a year


    mission driven org, chances to work on different projects and interact with colleagues with diverse backgrounds
    good benefits including paid time off and healthcare coverage. etc. a place you can do something influential and make real impacts if you have the expertises and the will/ambition


    WRI is still maturing and I would say the Hr doesn't funtion as it suppose to be. it's a bit messy within the org when it comes to responsiblity assignment, performance based valuation on lower level. more senior level management is fine

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    lack of professional training and doesn't have good mentorship system. the HR and the accounting department work independently and separately in fields/ occasions that collaborations are necessary.
    lack of real expertise capacity in junior level to back up policy and research work

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World Resources Institute Interviews

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    Research Intern Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at World Resources Institute in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    Online application. Interview process started one month later. Two rounds of interview. First interview was with an Associate and the second one was with the Senior Associate. People were really nice. Two weeks after the last interview they offered me the internship.

    Interview Questions
    • Behavioral question: what was the most difficult/unexpected situation you had to handle at work?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I didn't negotiate the hour rate. However, I recommend doing it after they offer the position.
    Accepted Offer
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Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1982
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Business Services
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

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