Paid Young Professional Programme is available in the Secretariat of the WTO (World Trade Organization). The WTO Young Professionals Programme (YPP) is a unique opportunity for qualified young professionals up to the age of 32 years, as at 1 January 2020, from eligible developing and least-developed country (LDC) WTO Members, to enhance their knowledge and skills on WTO and international trade issues. The Programme aims to widen the pool of professionals from these countries who can later be more competitive with respect to recruitment in the WTO and/or other regional and international organizations.
The selected Young Professional will be placed in a specific Division of the WTO Secretariat in accordance with the needs and priorities of the Organization and based on the identified areas of interest of the Young Professional. Each Young Professional may express interest in not more than three areas of WTO work and in order of preference.
The professionals will receive a CHF 3,500 monthly salary.
Applicants must submit their applications, through the e-recruitment site of WTO, as well as their cover letter of motivation in order to recieve considerations.