Publié le 22 janvier 2020 Mis à jour le 22 janvier 2020

World Bank Career Event 
February 13.

Does global economic growth, development, the fight against poverty and inequality interest you ?
If so, taking part in an Internship or Early-Career Professionals Program within a Multilateral Development Bank could be an ideal start for you.

After a brief introduction of the International Financial Institutions architecture, Human Resources Managers from the World Bank Group (WBG) as well as from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will be presenting internship / job opportunities for students finalizing their Master degree, but also for PhD students and other young professionals.

The event will be followed by a meet and greet with WBG and EBRD Human Resources staff as well as Belgian representatives at both institutions.

Highly motivated Master students, Postgraduate students and Alumni 
from various fields of study related to international development 
are strongly encouraged to attend !

The WBG and the EBRD represent a large source of funding and knowledge for developing countries. They work with governments, civil society groups, the private sector and other relevant actors around the world, in all areas of international development, from policy and strategic advice to the identification, preparation, appraisal and supervision of development projects.

Fields of Interest : 

Energy & Extractives
Public Administration
Social Protection & Jobs
Water and Sanitation
Infrastructure Finance, PPPs & Guarantees  
Climate Change
Fragility, Conflict, Violence  
Impact Investment
Financial Institutions
Tourism, Retail, and Property
Telecoms, Media, Tech
Infrastructure Development
Oil, Gas, Mining
Private Sector Growth
Digital Development  
Poverty & Equity
Economic Policy
Public Sector Management
Environment and Natural Resource Management
Human Development
Social, Urban, Rural & Resilience Finance, Competitiveness & Innovation
Macroeconomics, Trade, Investment  
Health, Nutrition & Population    

Programme : 

  • Short introduction to the International Financial Institutions architecture (12h30 - 12h50)
  • World Bank Group: Career opportunities (12h50 - 13h20)
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development: Career opportunities (13h20 - 13h50)
  • Questions and Answers (13h50 - 14h10)
  • Meet and Greet (14h10 - 14h30)

 Wilbe present at the conference : 

- Yaa Oppong, PhD. Program Manager YPP (WBG)

- Fanta Sow, HR Analyst (WBG)

- Nathalie Francken, Alternate Executive Director (WBG)

- Marlene Beco, Senior Advisor to Executive Director (WBG)

- Mayumi Kohara, HR – Talent Acquisition (EBRD)

- Benedicte Kariger, Associate Director (EBRD)

- Bruno Debergh, Advisor, Belgian constituency of the EBRD

- Kurt Delodder, Advisor at Government Acquisitions

- Ludivine Halbrecq, Coordinator International Financial Institutions

le 13 février 2020

from 12:30 to 14:30


ULB - Université Libre de Bruxelles
Campus du Solbosch
10 avenue Héger (1000 Brussels)
Building H - Room H.1302