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Career Advice. Road map Working in different sectors How to get a job at World Bank Job hunting cases What you can do while a student How to write a resume.

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1 Career Advice

2 Road map Working in different sectors How to get a job at World Bank Job hunting cases What you can do while a student How to write a resume How to interview General tips Q&A

3 Working in different sectors SectorHoursPayW/L balance Social safety Public impact Private Gov-/+- ++ NGO+-+-+ Int’l+-/+++ Self+-/+ --

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5 Career Opportunities at WB Local/international opportunities Matrix: regions (ECA) / sectors (PREM) Contracts: Consultant (STC, LTC), JP, YPP, Staff

6 Job hunting cases PositionApproach Gov. Official Growth from entry level Economist in IMF Persistence Manager at WB Osh to DC in a couple of years WBCold calling from directory Banker10-20 applications a day TraderFrom pizza-deliver to Wall Street CFODishwasher-busboy- waiter-accountant

7 What you can do as a student Build-up resume  ECA  Intern, volunteer, work shadow  Relevant classes Keep an eye on social profiles Be creative – Lloyds Bank in Westminster

8 How to write a resume Well organized No spelling mistakes One page  Education  Work experience  Skills, interests, activities  No: photo, age, marital status

9 How to interview Before  Learn about company, position, interviewee  Practice – standard questions During  Be on time  Dress code  Ask questions  Smile and make eye- contact After: thank you letter

10 General tips Student business cards Networking Talking to people – asking to go for coffee Career events – ask questions, come up to speakers, follow up Sports (billards in KG, golf in Korea) Keeping in touch with contacts – birthdays, holidays Mailing lists Social networks (Linkedin) Head hunters & websites Find a mentor Build a “credit history”

11 Questions and answers


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