Working at the World Bank

Making the world a better place can be transformational: Reduce Poverty. Promote Education. Improve Health. Change the future of a single person... or an entire nation. Learn more about how you can make a difference.

  • Work/Life Balance
    Why work at the World Bank

    Build a career with the world’s leading international development organization. Learn more about our internationally competitive salaries and benefits; our variety of employment contracts; a multicultural work environment; and an atmosphere that promotes a healthy balance between work and life – from flexible schedules to a generous leave policy. Read More »

  • Professional Growth
    What are my career options?

    World Bank staff have the opportunity to define and seek their own career aspirations. Our staff come from more than 170 countries in the world specializing in economics, finance, education, public health, engineering and many more fields. About 40% are in offices in more than 110 developing countries. The proportion of country office-based staff has grown in recent years, reflecting our commitment to operating in close partnership with our clients. Staff members typically have strong academic backgrounds, a broad understanding of development issues, and international work experience. Our diversity reflects the Bank's global membership, bringing a wide range of perspectives to bear on our poverty reduction work.
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