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Great salary for expat consultants

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Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

I worked at The World Bank as a contractor

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

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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  1. Great experience in the International Development Field

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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 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    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.

  2. Great high level perspective of international development, but challenge to navigate bureaucracy

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    Current Contractor - Short Term Consultant (STC) in Washington, DC
    Current Contractor - Short Term Consultant (STC) in Washington, DC

    I have been working at The World Bank as a contractor (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    understand how large multi-lateral institution and national governments work in the international development space

    Cons

    working as an STC comes with many challenges, including: lack of job security, lack of recognition of consultants, dealing with bureaucratic barriers

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