World Bank Young (WBG) Professionals Program 2023 Schedule

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World Bank Young (WBG) Professionals Program. Be informed that the World Bank Young Professionals Program Portal for all Interested candidates. World Bank Young Professionals Program is currently onsale for all eligible Applicant who may wish to apply for the ongoing application process.

The requirements and qualifications for applying for the on going Applicant should have been World Bank Young Professionals Program.

How to Apply for World Bank Young Professionals Program

World Bank Young Professionals Program Compensation and 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.

World Bank Young Professionals Program Eligibility

Young Professionals are recruited from around the world. They welcome all qualified individuals from diverse professional, academic, and cultural backgrounds to apply.

To be considered for the WBG YPP, applicants must:

Be born on or after October 1, 1989
Have a graduate degree: master’s or doctoral degree*
For World Bank placement: Complete a relevant master’s degree by July 15, 2023, or PhD before March 2023. Fields of study should be related to a World Bank Business Area.
For IFC & MIGA placement: Complete a relevant graduate degree before September 12, 2022. Fields of study should be related to an IFC or MIGA Business Area, including but not limited to a Master’s of Business Administration (or equivalent), Economics, Finance, International Relations, Science and Engineering.

World Bank Young Professionals Program Features

Professional Experience: YPs are full-time employees, making significant contributions to their respective unit’s work program, while building networks and knowledge across the Bank Group through the YPP. They often join field missions, where they work on the frontlines of WBG operations, learning key aspects of their work and directly engaging with their clients.

Leadership Development: Through the WBG YPP curriculum, YPs develop the foundational knowledge to contribute to their business and the competencies to lead. Activities range from leadership and professional development workshops to networking, mentorship and conversations with WBG leadership.

Training on WBG Policies, Products & Operations: YPs engage in intensive training on the policies, products and operations of the World Bank, IFC and MIGA. This aspect of the WBG YPP curriculum ensures that YPs know how to operationalize joint WBG solutions to development challenges, and how to retain and apply this knowledge for years to come.

Global Rotations across WBG: YPs participate in at least one rotation within their home institution, with some engaging in additional rotations to another institution, with the goal of developing and applying skills across the business. Rotations are a core component of the curriculum, providing YPs the exposure to understand how the institutions work (and can work together) as well as how to align their skills to priority areas, like countries affected by fragility, conflict and violence (FCV), and other challenging environments.
Coaching & Mentoring: YPs are assigned several mentors at the peer and departmental level. Mentors can provide advice on various topics ranging from settling into Washington, DC to identifying career opportunities throughout the YP experience, and beyond.
Networking Events: In addition to the program orientation and graduation ceremonies, the WBG YPP office organizes regular events for YPs to stay in touch with program alumni, stakeholders and broader WBG staff.
Management Supported Rotations & Job Placements: YPs are provided management-level support in their transitions to rotations and post-YPP job placements, ensuring their skills are best placed across the business.

Specialize in a field relevant to YPP Business Areas

Demonstrate relevant professional experience or continued study at the doctoral level**
For World Bank placement: Demonstrate 3+ years of relevant experience, or the equivalent in a continued study at the doctoral level.
For IFC & MIGA placement: Demonstrate 4+ years of relevant experience in finance, political risk insurance and credit enhancement, project/program development, economic development and/or consulting. Certifications such as the CFA are a plus.
Be fluent in English
The Bank’s Group recruitment policy is to hire staff of the highest calibre, on as wide a geographical basis as possible, with preference to nationals of WBG member countries or countries of operations.

Additional Qualifications

To be competitive, applicants should additionally:
Display a commitment and passion for international development
Possess outstanding academic credentials
Exhibit excellent client engagement, communication and team leadership skills
Demonstrate knowledge of relevant sector trends

The following attributes are a plus:
Work experience in emerging markets or developing countries

Full proficiency in one of the following official WBG languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish

How to Apply for World Bank Young Professionals Program

To be considered for the WBG YPP, applicants must submit:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Academic Credentials
  3. 1 Short Essay
  4. Short Summary of Thesis or
  5. Dissertation(World Bank candidates, only if applicable)
  6. 3 Professional or Academic
  7. Recommendations.

Application Deadline

Applications closes march 3, 2023

Application Portal 

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