YPP World Bank Young Professionals Program

YPP World Bank Young Professionals Program 2019

Deadline: June 30, 2019

The World Bank Group (WBG) welcomes all qualified individuals with diverse professional, academic, and cultural backgrounds. Specifically, women and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The YPP is a unique opportunity for young professionals who have both a passion for international development and the leadership potential to grow in fascinating top technical and managerial roles in the 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 to name a few.

To be competitive, candidates need to demonstrate a commitment to development, proven academic success, professional achievement, and leadership capability.

Over the years, the YPP has hired over 1,800 people for positions ranging from entry-level to vice presidents and managing directors.

Benefits

The World Bank Group offers several financial assistance programs, including a two-year interest-free settling-in loan to those who relocate upon appointment.

Eligibility

  • Citizenship of a member country of the World Bank Group
  • Be born on or after October 1, 1987
  • A PhD or Master’s degree and relevant work experience
  • Fluency in English
  • Full proficiency in one or more of the WBG’s working languages — Arabic, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish — is desired, but not required
  • Specialization in a field relevant to the WBG Technical/Operations such as economics, finance, education, public health, social sciences, engineering, urban planning, agriculture, natural resources, and others
  • At least three years of relevant professional experience related to development or continued academic study at the doctoral level

Application

The application for the 2020 Selection Process for the Young Professionals Program at the World Bank is open from June 1 – June 30, 2019

Before You Apply, please ensure that:

You meet the minimum requirements for eligibility for the Young Professionals Program and,

You have all the information at hand including key dates, an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV), Education Certificates/Transcripts, PhD Dissertation/Master’s Thesis topics (short summary), if applicable, and the Application Essay ready to be uploaded

To apply , Click here

For more information, visit World Bank Young Professionals Program.

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