Overview of actors

World Bank Group

The World Bank Group is a financial institution comprising the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA).

The World Bank Group provides financial products and services such as low-interest loans, zero to low-interest credits, and grants to developing countries. It supports them through policy advice, research and analysis, and technical assistance. These services support a wide array of investments in areas such as education, health, public administration, infrastructure, financial and private sector development, agriculture, and environmental and natural resource management.

Focusing on the following sustainable development goals (SDGs)

No Poverty
Zero Hunger
Good Health and Well-being
Quality Education
Gender Equality
Clean Water and Sanitation
Affordable and Clean Energy
Decent Work and Economic Growth
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Reduced Inequalities
Sustainable Cities and Communities
Responsible Consumption and Production
Climate Action
Life Below Water
Life on Land
Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Partnerships to achieve the Goals

How we work

The World Bank Group's core values represent the fundamental principles that guide the WBG's internal operations, as well as its interactions with clients and partners.

... and why

The World Bank Groups mission is to end extreme poverty.

They aim to reduce the share of the global population living in extreme poverty to three percent by 2030 and to promote shared prosperity by increasing the income of the poorest 40 percent of people in every country.

Career opportunities

Seeking candidates mainly in

Agriculture and Forestry
Banking and Finance
Diversity Management
Environment and Disaster Risk Management
Health and Nutrition
Human Resources Management
Information and Communication Technology
Media and Communication
Private Sector Development
Social Development

Opportunities offered

Internships for students yes
Traineeships/Talent programs for graduates yes
Positions/programs for young professionals yes
Staff positions for professionals yes
Senior or management positions yes
Consultancy opportunities yes
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Type of organisation

Multilateral development bank

Field(s) of activity

Development Cooperation


Washington, United States of America

Region(s) of operation

Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Latin America and the Caribbean
Middle East and Northern Africa
North America
South/East Asia and Pacific
Sub-Saharan Africa
Western and Central Europe

Number of employees

In Switzerland:
Less than 20

Outside Switzerland:
More than 1000

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