Young Professionals Program (YPP): The World Bank 5189 views

The World Bank Group offers the Young Professionals Program (YPP) which is a starting point for an exciting career.

About the program:
  • unique opportunity for younger talent who have both a passion for international development and the leadership potential to grow in fascinating top technical and managerial roles in the World Bank Group (WBG).
  • 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, and others

Eligibility:

  • applicant must be a citizen of a member country of the World Bank Group
  • applicant must have been born on or after October 1, 1986
  • Applicant must have obtained Ph.D. or Master’s degree and relevant work experience
  • Applicant must possess fluency in English
  • Applicant must demonstrate complete proficiency in one or more of the WBG’s working languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish (desired but not mandatory)
  • Applicant must have specialized in a field relevant to the WBG Technical/Operations such as economics, finance, education, public health, social sciences, engineering, urban planning, agriculture, natural resources, and others
  • Applicant must have at least 3 years of relevant professional experience related to development or continued academic study at the Ph.D. level

Compensation and Benefits of YPP

  • Salary
  • Health, Life, Accident, and Other Insurance Programs
  • Pension Plan
  • Relocation Benefits
  • Relocation Travel
  • Relocation Grant
  • Mobility Premium (based on family size and nationality; benefit not available for U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents who are based in Washington, DC).
  • Tax Allowance
  • Financial Assistance

Application Process:

Applicant must provide the following documents:

  • updated CV
  • Education Certificates/Transcripts
  • PhD Dissertation/Master’s Thesis topics (short summary), if applicable
  • Application Essay
Quick Overview————-
OrganizationThe World Bank
Fellowship LevelResearch awards
CountryUSA
Subject areas

Economics, Finance, Education, Public Health, Social Sciences, Engineering, Urban Planning, Agriculture, Natural Resources

Fellowship amountAs mentioned above in detail
EligibilityOpen to all nationalities
DeadlineJune 15 – July 15

August 16 – September 20

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