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Paid UN Young Professionals Programme (YPP) 2019, USA

Paid UN Young Professionals Programme (YPP) 2019, USA

Country: USA
City: New York
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The application period for the 2019 UN Young Professionals Programme (YPP) exams is now open! The Young Professionals Programme (YPP) is a recruitment initiative for talented, highly qualified professionals to start a career as an international civil servant with the United Nations Secretariat. It consists of an entrance examination and professional development programmes once successful candidates start their career with the UN.

Furthermore, The world looks to the United Nations for solutions to complex problems everywhere; from ending the conflict and alleviating poverty, to combating climate change and defending human rights. The issues on their agenda are manifold and diverse as are the careers they offer. Among their ranks, you will find staff members who monitor elections, disarm child soldiers, coordinate relief in humanitarian crises and provide administrative as well as logistical support to carry out complex mandates. These are just a few examples amongst many other equally critical and necessary functions.

Further, These are some of the characteristics that you will find in UN staff. They want people with integrity. People who are fair, impartial, honest and truthful. They want dynamic and adaptable persons who are not afraid to think creatively, to be proactive, flexible and responsive.

If you think you embody these values then this is the place for you and your career. Apply for UN Young Professionals Programme.


The base salary, which is determined by the grade of the post specified in the job opening and by the existence of any dependants, is the same throughout the United Nations system.

Annual net base salary ranges approximately in US$:

  • 37,000 – 80,000 for entry-level professionals (P1 – P3)
  • 67,000 – 106,000 for mid-career professionals (P4 – P5)
  • 95,000 – 123,000 for senior-level professionals (D1 – D2)

Further details on the official page


  • The YPP examination is held once a year and is open to nationals of countries participating in the annual recruitment exercise.
  • The list of participating countries is published annually and varies from year to year.
  • have the nationality of a participating country.
  • hold at least a first-level university degree relevant for the exam subject you are applying for.
  • be 32 or younger in the year of the examination.
  • be fluent in either English or French.


Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline21 July,2019
CityNew York
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerUnited Nations



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