Presentation on theme: "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."— Presentation transcript:
Career Opportunities at WB Local/international opportunities Matrix: regions (ECA) / sectors (PREM) Contracts: Consultant (STC, LTC), JP, YPP, Staff
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
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
How to write a resume Well organized No spelling mistakes One page Education Work experience Skills, interests, activities No: photo, age, marital status
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
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”
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