June 14, 2018 - ICABR2018@WORLD BANK - MC ATRIUM
Washington DC


The idea of the event is to link professors of the ICABR consortium with PhD and Master students who will attend the conference and receive feedback on their thesis.

At the same time, managers of the World Bank will make a short 8 mn interview to post doc, PhD and master students for future internships or short term collaboration.

Speed Mentorship

If you are pursuing a PhD/Master program and you have already an advanced draft of your thesis, here is your chance to get valuable feedback from academically renowned professors
During the Speed Mentorship Event, you will be able to present in 8 minutes, your thesis (or your job-market paper) to experts in Development Economics and receive feedback


Job Dating

If you are pursuing a Master’s degree and are about to finalize your thesis, a PhD candidate or a Post-doctoral student, here is a chance to extend your professional networks and experience a screening job market interview with the World Bank Group.
During the Job Dating Event organized jointly by the ICABR and the World Bank, you will be able to present your CV in 8 minutes to several World Bank Managers.

In the context of the event, HRD Talent Acquisition Unit of the World Bank will provide a one-hour presentation, led by a recruiter, as an opportunity to introduce the World Bank Group recruitment initiatives together with some concrete ideas and tips on how to successfully connect with the Bank and other international development institutions.

Online Application

Please apply online using this link. After filling your personal information and your research areas, you will be requested to uplaod:

  1. A cover letter
  2. Detailed CV
  3. A file with 3 pages summary of your thesis or description of your contribution to the projects in which you are involved. 

The Deadline for Applying is February 15, 2018

Notification of acceptance is expected by March 15, 2018. 


For further information please contact
Sara Savastano
Senior Economist DECID
World Bank
E: ssavastano@worldbank.org; icabr@worldbank.org


Professional Speed Dating - ICABR