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World Bank Group Young Professional Program 2021


World Bank Group Young Professional Program 2021
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Deadline: 30 June 2020

 

Application for World bank Group Young Professional Program 2020-2021 (WBG-YPP)  is open now.

The WBG-YPP is a two-year leadership development program at the start of a five-year employment contract with the World Bank, IFC or MIGA. All YPs start the program in Washington, DC, where they engage in intensive training—on-the-job and in the classroom learning the fundamentals of leadership and operations at each institution and how to identify opportunities for joint impact.

 

1. ELIGIBILITY

  • Be born on or after October 1, 1988
  • Have a master’s or doctoral degree*
  • Specialize in a field relevant to YPP Business area
  • Demonstrate relevant professional experience or continued study at the doctoral level**
  • Be fluent in English
  • The Banks 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

 

2. COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

 

The WBG YPP offers a competitive salary and benefits package as part of a 5-year term contract. Benefits include health, life and accident insurance, a pension plan and possible relocation and mobility benefits depending on WBG guidelines.

3. APPLICATION

To be considered for WBG-YPP applicants must submit: 

  • Resume/CV
  • Academic Credentials*
  • 2 Short Essays 
  • Short Summary of Thesis or Dissertation (World Bank candidates only)
  • 3 Professional or Academic Recommendations. Recommendations will be requested via email during the eligibility screening stage.
  • Diploma, Degree Completion Letter, Proof of Enrollment w/ Expected Graduation Date or Transcript. 

Short Essays

Question 1 In 500 words or less, please tell us what inspires you to work at the World Bank Group and why you would be a good fit for the WBG YPP. You may incorporate your personal and professional experience (area of expertise, region or sector) in your answer.

Question 2 In 500 words or less, please share your thoughts on the value of the new World Bank Group Young Professionals Program and why joint WBG solutions (public, public-private & private) to development challenges are so important.

For more information and how to apply:

Visit the official website for WBG-YPP 2020-2021

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