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"International Development"

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Current Employee - Program Assistant in Washington, DC
Current Employee - Program Assistant in Washington, DC
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at The World Bank full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Good benefits, lots of exposure to intellectuals

Cons

No sense of career growth--solely a pool of knowledge, not career movement, work life balance

Advice to Management

Take young professionals seriously.

Other Employee Reviews for The World Bank

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    "Consultant - Economist"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at The World Bank as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    It was a good opportunity to work in a international organization.

    Cons

    Huge... huge... bureaucracy problem. Many people and programs working on the same and are completely disconnected. The changes to get into a staff position are very limited.


  2. "Very good learning experience in development but extremely demanding!"

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    Current Employee - Extended Term Consultant in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Extended Term Consultant in Washington, DC
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good learning, smart people around, travel, direct work with the government

    Cons

    extremely demanding, no work life balance, All ''Type A" personality, turf battle.

    Advice to Management

    Work Life Balance!!!

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