The Young Professionals Program (YPP) is a starting point for an exciting career in the World Bank.
The following are minimum requirements to be eligible for the Young Professionals Program.
Be 32 years of age or younger (i.e. born on or after September 30, 1980)
Have a Master’s degree or equivalent [?]
Be fluent in English
Please note that full proficiency in one or more of the Bank’s working languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish is strongly desired
Specialize in a field relevant to the World Bank’s operations such as economics, finance, education, public health, social sciences, engineering, urban planning, and natural resource management
Have at least 3 years of relevant experience at the policy level or continued academic study at the doctoral level.
In order to be competitive for the limited number of positions, a combination of the following credentials is highly desirable:
Display a commitment and passion for international development
Possess outstanding academic credentials
Exhibit excellent client engagement and team leadership skills
Have international development country experience
Be motivated to relocate and undertake country assignments
Please note that the Young Professionals Program does not recruit individuals with degrees in disciplines such as: Computer Science, HR, Accounting, Marketing, Law and Linguistics unless they are combined with other relevant degrees that are listed above.
Application Deadline: 30th June, 2012