Posted on :
14 Jun, 2017
14 Jun, 2017
The World Bank Young Professionals Program (YPP) is a starting point for an exciting career at the World Bank Group.
It is a unique opportunity for younger talent who have both a passion for international development and the leadership potential to grow in fascinating top technical and managerial roles in the World Bank Group (WBG).
The program is designed for highly qualified and motivated individuals skilled in areas relevant to WBG technical/operations such as economics, finance, education, public health, social sciences, engineering, urban planning, agriculture, natural resources and others.
To be competitive for this highly selective program, candidates need to demonstrate a commitment to development, proven academic success, professional achievement, and leadership capability.
We value diversity in our workplace and encourage qualified men and women with diverse professional, academic, and cultural backgrounds to apply. Since its inception, the YP program has hired over 1,700 people who hold or have held positions ranging from entry-level to vice presidents and managing directors. It is a unique opportunity to experience development and gain exposure to the World Bank’s operations and policies.
Every year, around 40 applicants are accepted into the program. Young Professionals are offered a five-year renewable term contract, spend 24 months in a structured development program, and enjoy a variety of benefits and opportunities.
The following are the minimum requirements to be eligible for the Young Professionals Program.
To be competitive for the limited number of positions, a combination of the following credentials is highly desirable:
As an entry-level professional in the WBG, Young Professionals are offered an internationally competitive salary, based on their education and professional experience.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply
The application for the 2018 Selection Process for the Young Professionals Program is open from June 14 – July 28, 2017.
Please, make sure you meet all the eligibility requirements before you start the application process.