The World Bank

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Great salary for expat consultants

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at The World Bank as a contractor

Pros

Salary - no income tax for US citizens

Cons

Little chance to become full time staff. Consultants don't get any benefits.

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    Great experience in the International Development Field

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    Former Employee - Consultant in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Consultant in Washington, DC

    I worked at The World Bank as a contractor (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great place to learn about international development with the most talented people in the field.

    Cons

    Not enough opportunities younger staff to advance and gain meaningful experience.

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    Extremely stimulating and challenging working environment

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Technically very competent staff and great opportunities for professional growth. You need to be comfortable working in a very complex organization and be able to set up your own result agreement with your manager.

    Cons

    Competitive co-workers who may take advantage of you for their own career advancement. If you are not in a research or more technical position, you will need to play political games to move ahead. Washington HQ sometimes pushes its own agenda which is not always aligned with the partner countries' preferences.

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    Promote a more collegial environment based on true teamwork spirit. Continue to improve on respecting the partner countries' time frame and preferences.

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