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Washington, DC
10000+ employees
1945
Nonprofit Organization
Finance
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The People's Republic of China
Collectively known as the World Bank, the International Bank for Reconstruction & Development (IBRD) and its sister organization the International Development Association (IDA) are on a mission to improve the world. The IBRD strives to reduce poverty in ... Read more

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    Current Employee - Senior Investment Officer - Treasury in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Senior Investment Officer - Treasury in Washington, DC

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time (More than 3 years)

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    Work life balance
    Goals of the institution
    Variety of tasks
    very high level Subjects

    Cons

    Slow moving institution
    Bureaucracy
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    Not very clear strategy

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The World Bank Interviews

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    Short-term Consultant (STC) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Telephone, TX
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    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at The World Bank (Telephone, TX) in May 2017.

    Interview

    The professor introduced the job first and asked me about the period of availability. Then, the professor directly discussed technical issues, such as sample selection, econometric models, implication. he was very kind and the questions were difficult but insightful.

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The World Bank Awards & Accolades

  • National Top 50 Green Companies, Green Power Partnership, 2012
  • National Top 50 Green Companies, Green Power Partnership, 2010

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