The World Bank
3.7 of 5 244 reviews
www.worldbank.org Washington, DC 5000+ Employees

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Tough to get in, especially if you're a US citizen, but amazing place to work.

Senior IT Auditor (Current Employee)
Washington, DC

I have been working at The World Bank full-time for more than 8 years

ProsInternational staff, committed to a great mission - ending poverty. Euro-style pay and leave benefits.

ConsQuite political, sometimes quite resistant to change

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep stressing the vision and mission.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good for experience - but unfair treatment between staff and short term consultants

Short-term Consultant (STC) (Former Employee)
Washington, DC

I worked at The World Bank as a contractor for more than a year


Pros: great networking, great learning environment, cafeteria is awesome! Cons: staff and short term consultants are like two different castes - short term consultants are used and then replaced in lieu of… Advice to Senior Management: end the abuse of consultants - if you give advice to the… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Professional recruitment though takes till to evaluate applicants

Consultant (Former Employee)
Washington, DC

I worked at The World Bank as a contractor for less than a year


Pros: Diverse groups, Easy learning curve Cons: Not well paying in relation to private companies Advice to Senior Management: Hire more young people. Hire female black women for diversity Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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