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A career working for World Bank?

rencerence Registered User Posts: 385 Member
edited April 2007 in Business Major
What kind of preparation would you need in order to work for an organization like World Bank? Would going to business school be appropriate? Would a major in Econ be good also? I'd like to think that I could go to Business school and make money and a difference.
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Replies to: A career working for World Bank?

  • naurunauru Registered User Posts: 1,158 Senior Member
    1) A connection.

    2) A ph.d in economics from a very good school. (top 50 worldwide)

    If you are actually interested in making a difference, there are maaaaany other international organisations and NGOs that would pay you decently and still have you involved in development. They would also be less competitive, since anything (including investment banking) is less competitive than getting a job at the world bank.
  • rencerence Registered User Posts: 385 Member
    Thanks nauru

    Could more people please add input?
  • nuveennuveen Registered User Posts: 319 Member
    If you don't have connections, it helps to be from a developing nation.
  • politrixpolitrix Registered User Posts: 101 Junior Member
    If you are actually interested in making a difference
    If he was, it certainly wouldn't be at the world bank. It's not exactly a humanitarian organization, if you know what I mean.
  • mahras2mahras2 Registered User Posts: 1,977 Senior Member
    Be Wolfowitz's mistress. ;)
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