The World Bank

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Short Term Consultant, various departments

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Washington, DC

ProsInteresting work, great pay, flexibility of working hours

ConsNo benefits as STC, the enormous waste in the institution can be hard to swallow while "fighting world poverty"

Advice to Senior Managementbetter overview of available positions, job advancement

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great exposure

    Program Assistant (Current Employee) Washington, DC

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time for less than a year


    Pros: Make contacts all over the world Great benefits Good-looking employees with sexy… Cons: Extremely heirarchical structure Difficult to get buy-in on interesting projects. Advice to Senior Management: Give junior staff more opportunities to prove themselves Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    This is a great place to work later in your career when you are financially secure and professionally developed.

    Social Development Specialist (Current Employee) Washington, DC

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: If you care about mission, its hard to beat working… Cons: This is not a great place to develop your career. You should come here with a vision for what you want to do and have… Advice to Senior Management: Focus on hiring young people. Few people come in as JPAs or YPs, most… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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