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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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    Pros

    Centrally located and close to transportation

    Cons

    Bureaucracy and politics is big and is part of life at WBG

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The World Bank Interviews

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    Short-term Consultant (STC) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Telephone, TX
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    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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