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Washington, DC (US)
10000+ employees
1945
Non-profit Organisation
Lending
£5 to £10 billion (GBP) 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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    I worked at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    - Amazing environment to work in with dedicated, development-minded staff.
    - Work on big, important and exciting projects.

    Cons

    - There are some cases where people with similar levels of skills and experience can end up with quite different salaries.

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The World Bank Photos

The World Bank photo of: Washington DC - World Bank Headquarters (Photo thanks to Flickr user thisisbossi, available under by-sa v2.0)
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The World Bank photo of: A night photo of the World Bank's Main Campus building (Photo Credit: Fabio Krishna Periera)
The World Bank photo of: World Bank President Jim Yong Kim with the Muppets. (Photo Credit: Fabio Krishna Periera)
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The World Bank Interviews

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    I applied online. I interviewed at The World Bank.

    Interview

    very hard to get in. long selection and a lot of patience . on the overall better have some experience in developing country before applying. be ready for a lot of behaviour test

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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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