Young Professionals Program (YPP Program)
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.
The following are the minimum requirements to be eligible for the Young Professionals Program.
Citizenship of a member country of the World Bank Group Is born on or after October 1, 1986. A Ph.D. 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.
World Bank Internship Salary:
As an entry-level professional in the WBG, Young Professionals are offered an internationally competitive salary, based on their education and professional experience.
YPP Program Application Process:
The application for the 2019 Selection Process for the Young Professionals Program at the World Bank is open from June 14 till July 31, 2018.
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.