The YPP is a unique opportunity for young professionals who have both a passion for international development and the leadership potential to grow in fascinating top technical and managerial roles in the 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 to name a few. To be competitive, candidates need to demonstrate a commitment to development, proven an academic success, professional achievement, and leadership capability.
Moreover, over the years, the YPP has hired over 1,800 people for positions ranging from entry-level to vice presidents and managing directors. Further, every year, around 45 to 50 applicants are welcome into the program. Young Professionals are offered a five-year renewable term contract, spend 24 months in a structured development program, and enjoy a variety of benefits and opportunities.
Further, To be competitive for the limited number of positions, a combination of the following credentials is highly desirable:
|Type of Opportunity||Internships|
|Open to||Member country of World bank group|
|Contact the organizer||(202) 473-1000|