Senior Analyst (Former Employee), Washington DC – May 6, 2013
Pros: people and processes
Cons: time to market
In the eyes of the World Bank, all nations benefit from the experiences of other nations. It was the World Bank job to move money and experience from those who have it to the ones who need it, and employees are in the middle of this transaction.
Gov. Security Officer (Current Employee), Chantilly, VA – March 29, 2013
Perform mounted and foot patrols to secure BCC and Warehouse Assisting in the development of security protocols and procedures Log any and all occurrences into a Data entry Perform inspections on Data and control equipment for safety and security
Research assistant (Current Employee), Kigali Rwanda – January 4, 2013
Pros: deepening of my career
Cons: short time
We just finished the pilot,but we still have 100 days ahead for the accomplish for the main study . I am learning a lot of things on the the study. the study is bout to Investigate the role of the family in the reintegration process of ex-combatants.my co-workers are different but I enjoy working with them and learn everyday from them. the hardest part – more... of my job is working in a very difficult situation and my most enjoyable part of my work is when I manage that difficult situation as well as when I meet the goal within time and budget. – less
Bilingual Secretary (Former Employee), Washington, DC – November 13, 2012
Pros: excellent benefits!! concerts and art shows occasionally.
I typed a lot of appraisal reports as well as typical correspondence, telexes, and travel requests related to the ongoing appraisal of a project. I worked in Urban Projects mainly and learned about the poverty in third world countries. Management was good. I enjoyed my co-workers especially the diversity of the countries from which they came. The hardest – more... part of the job was getting things done on a deadline. The most enjoyable part of a job was getting to know people from around the world. – less
(IFC) ITC Tier III Analyst (Current Employee), Washington DC – August 22, 2012
Pros: great environment, multicultural
Cons: no job training available
-30 to 40 request from clients for IT support -I learned how to manage a department of clients -I learned how to better manage a team consisting of my co workers -the hardest part of the job was attempting satisfy/resolve each and every client request/issue in a timely manner. -the most enjoyable part of the job is the client appreciation and resolving – more... an IT related issue. – less
Program Assistant, OPCS (Former Employee), Washington, DC – July 31, 2012
Pros: same as previous
A program assistant's day is one of multi-tasking and handling a variety of assignments at the same time. One learns to juggle with these and handle tasks within deadlines. Please see previous for more.
Network Engineer (Current Employee), Washington, DC – June 29, 2012
Pros: excellent benefits, very stable job.
Cons: rigid structure and a few others
World Bank is a great place to work with good benefits and probably the most stable job around. Work moves at a decent pace and there is generally no pressure. My associates are good and we have some good conversations.
Training Coordinator (Current Employee), Washington, DC – May 3, 2012
The World Bank is one of the best places to work IF you are an employee. It seems to have followed the path of the corporates, in assigning contracts instead of emplying their own staff to do majority of the work. The trend has grown steadily over the last few years, and may prove to be counter-productive.