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Apply for the World Bank Young Professionals Program (WBG YPP) 2021

Brief Description

The WBG YPP is a starting point for an exciting career at the World Bank Group. Young Professionals are recruited from around the world with various academic and professional backgrounds relevant to the World Bank, IFC and MIGA. We are looking for applicants who demonstrate a passion for international development, graduate education, relevant professional experience, and the potential to grow into impactful leadership roles across our institutions.


To be considered for the WBG YPP, applicants must:

  • Be born on or after October 1, 1988

  • Have a master’s or doctoral degree

  • Specialize in a field relevant to YPP Business Areas

  • Demonstrate relevant professional experience or continued study at the doctoral level

  • Be fluent in English

  • The Bank's Group recruitment policy is to hire staff of the highest caliber, on as wide a geographical basis as possible, with preference to nationals of WBG member countries or countries of operations

  • Display a commitment and passion for international development

  • Possess outstanding academic credentials

  • Exhibit excellent client engagement, communication and team leadership skills

  • Demonstrate knowledge of relevant sector trends

The following attributes are a plus:

  • Work experience in emerging markets or developing countries

  • Full proficiency in one of the following official WBG languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish


Application closes June 30th 2020

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