World Bank Young Professionals Program (YPP), 2017

Posted: June 30, 2017 in Jul-Sept Deadline, Other/Jobs

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Open to citizens of member countries of the World Bank

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icon 28 Jul 2017

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More about this scholarship

World Bank Young Professionals Program (YPP), 2017 is open to candidates with a passion for international development and leadership ability to develop in World Bank Group (WBG).

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants of World Bank Young Professionals Program (YPP), 2017 must possess citizenship of a member country of the World Bank Group.
  • Candidates must be born on or after on or after October 1, 1985.
  • Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. or Master’s degree and relevant work experience.
  • Candidates applying for World Bank Young Professionals Program (YPP), 2017 should be fluent in English and also in one or more of the WBG’s working languages (optional).
  • Applicants must have a specialization in an area related to the WBG Technical/Operations.
  • At least 3 years of professional experience related to the development or continued academic study at the doctoral level is essential.
  • The following are the list of additional qualifications:
    • Demonstrable passion and commitment for international development
    • Have excellent academic credentials
    • Be motivated to shift to and take up country assignments
    • Show outstanding client engagement and team leadership skills
    • Possess international development country experience

Documents required:

  • CV
  • Application essay
  • Education transcripts/certificates
  • Ph.D. Dissertation/Master’s thesis topic (short summary), if applicable

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