Introduction to Careers at the International Financial Institutions

Date: 
Thu, Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm
Location: 
American University School of International Service

As the network of prominent global citizens working to foster strong, effective Breton Woods institutions, the Bretton Woods Committee will host an informal panel discussion to explore the many career options at the international financial institutions (IFIs) on September 27, 2012 at 6:00pm in the Founders' Room at the American University School of International Service, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW (Tenleytown - AU Metro, Red Line).

The work of the international financial institutions provides critical financial and technical assistance to the private sector and member governments in order to promote stability, alleviate poverty, and expand trade. To achieve these goals, the institutions recruit specialists and generalists to advance their work in many different sectors. Recent graduates and graduate-level students are particularly encouraged to attend and learn more about the work of and various paths to success at the IFIs.

The following members of the Bretton Woods Committee will speak about their experiences:

  • Jean-Louis Sarbib, Executive Director, Development Gateway; Former Senior Vice President, Human Development Network, World Bank
  • Thelma Diaz, International Consultant; Former Resident Director General, Asian Development Bank
  • John Waterston, Human Resources Consultant, World Bank
  • John Starrels, former Senior Staff, International Monetary Fund