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Worldwatch Institute Overview

Washington, DC
1 to 50 employees
1974
Nonprofit Organization
Social Assistance
$1 to $5 million (USD) per year
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The Worldwatch Institute is an independent research organization based in Washington, D.C. that works on energy, resource, and environmental issues. Worldwatch develops innovative solutions to intractable global problems, emphasizing a blend of government leadership, private ... Read more

Mission: Through research and outreach that inspire action, the Worldwatch Institute works to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world that meets human needs.

Worldwatch Institute Reviews

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    Pros

    - Engaging team who work in a hard-working and positive environment
    - Their was flexibility in choosing what projects I wanted to work on
    - Work was very relevant to what my background was, plus I learned a lot about non-profit think tank through practical experience

    Cons

    - There could be a little more communication between teams responsible for each program

    Advice to Management

    Go to conferences/talks and lunches together more because they are the are team-building and generate a knowledge sharing environment

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Worldwatch Institute Photos

Worldwatch Institute photo of: In honor of our Dutch intern, we celebrate King's Day in orange!
Worldwatch Institute photo of: Gaelle Gourmelon stands next to the soon-to-be extinct "fossil fuels" at the Paris COP21.
Worldwatch Institute photo of: Tom Prugh speaks at the Copenhagen launch of State of the World
Worldwatch Institute photo of: Worldwatch staff at UN RIO+20
Worldwatch Institute photo of: Mark Konold and Alexander Ochs present a sustainable energy roadmap to Omar Ramirez
Worldwatch Institute photo of: Robert Engelman in Kiunga
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Worldwatch Institute Interviews

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    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Worldwatch Institute.

    Interview

    submit application through referral, take an one hour in-person interview, was asked to describe education and past experiences, talk about the upcoming projects and how to get involved, get offer after one week,

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Company Updates

  • Our newest State of the World report is out! Check out Can a City Be Sustainable? at http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIqdr.

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Worldwatch Institute Awards & Accolades

  • Top 5 Most Influential Environmental Think Tank, Global Go To Think Tank Index, 2016

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