The World Bank Intern Reviews

Updated 17 Jun 2020

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  1. "Great"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Intern - Hourly in London, England

    I have been working at The World Bank

    Pros

    Great learning experience Everyone is super helpful

    Cons

    No Cons. Amazing place so far

  2. "Great Mentor and International Environment"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Summer Intern in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at The World Bank for less than a year

    Pros

    -Great supervisor; -International environment -Professional training

    Cons

    -Hard to get promoted as a consultant -A lot of problems with having G4 visa

  3. "Great experience"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Research Intern in Washington, DC

    I worked at The World Bank for less than a year

    Pros

    The working atmosphere and tasks could be really good and challenging Great salary Life in D.C., plenty of opportunities for networking Interns could use the gym and other opportunities within the bank, as regular staff

    Cons

    Interns are not connected with each other, possibility to meet other interns only through the individual initiative (no interns groups, lunch together, etc.)

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  4. "Graduate level summer intern review"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Graduate Intern in Washington, DC
    Recommends

    I worked at The World Bank for less than a year

    Pros

    Good Life-Work balance, cool people, good network

    Cons

    The company is very big and the teams are heterogeneous, so you could end up working in a good or very bad team.

  5. "It was a great experience"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly 

    I worked at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    competitive salary, diversified environment, learning

    Cons

    no benefits, and stressful work envoronment

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  6. "Awesome company, boring job"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern in Washington, DC

    I worked at The World Bank for less than a year

    Pros

    Great mission (tackling poverty globally) made it rewarding to come into work

    Cons

    Mostly boring data cleaning was primary function

  7. "Really useful experience"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern in Washington, DC

    I worked at The World Bank for less than a year

    Pros

    I interned at the World Bank and the environment was supportive and positive regardless of the pressure the team was under

    Cons

    The internship is not paid and Washington DC is very expensive

  8. "Only stay if they offer perspective"

    4.0
    Former Intern - Analyst Intern in Washington, DC

    I worked at The World Bank for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people, amazing benefits, awesome work place, endless opportunities

    Cons

    Poor protection of you‘re only STC,

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    "Intern World Bank"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Intern 

    I worked at The World Bank full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Multi-cultural environment and large scale development projects

    Cons

    Internship work is sometimes too focused on research and isolated from the work of others in the team

  10. "Huge"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Intern 

    I worked at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    Great mission, meaningful work, potential for impact

    Cons

    Bureaucratic, slow, little appreciation for young talent, no growth or mentorship

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