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Former Contractor - Consultant in Washington, DC
Former Contractor - Consultant in Washington, DC

I worked at The World Bank as a contractor (More than 3 years)

Recommends
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

very challenging work smart colleagues excellent cafeteria

Cons

bureaucratic approval processes managers travel all the time

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  1. International Development

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    Current Employee - Program Assistant in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Program Assistant in Washington, DC

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits, lots of exposure to intellectuals

    Cons

    No sense of career growth--solely a pool of knowledge, not career movement, work life balance

    Advice to Management

    Take young professionals seriously.


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    Consultant - Economist

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at The World Bank as a contractor (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    It was a good opportunity to work in a international organization.

    Cons

    Huge... huge... bureaucracy problem. Many people and programs working on the same and are completely disconnected. The changes to get into a staff position are very limited.


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