2018 Young Professionals Program (YPP)

The UN Young Professionals Program is an entry exam for future young professionals to start a career as an international civil servant in the United Nations Secretariat.

List of participating countries for 2018:

Afghanistan, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahrain, Belarus, Belize, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, China, Comoros, Cuba, Cyprus, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Dominica, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Grenada, Guinea-Bissau, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Kiribati, Kuwait, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Monaco, Mozambique, Nauru, Norway, Oman, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Syria, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, United Arab Emirates, United States, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam.

2017 Young Professionals Program (YPP)

Applications will be accepted until August 22, 2017 through the UN’s online recruitment platform: careers.un.org. United States citizens are eligible and strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Criteria for participation:

The exam will be held for nationals of a participating country with a Bachelor’s degree or at least a 3-year equivalent degree relevant to the job networks covered by the exam. Applicants must also be younger than 32 years and be fluent in English and/or French.

The exam will be held for nationals of a participating country with a Bachelor’s degree or at least a 3-year equivalent degree relevant to the job networks covered by the exam. Applicants must also be younger than 32 years and be fluent in English and/or French.

 

Job Networks:

Job networks covered in 2017: • Political, Peace and Humanitarian; • Management and Administration; • Public Information and Conference Management.

• Political, Peace and Humanitarian;
• Management and Administration;
• Public Information and Conference Management.

 

How to apply:

All applications must be submitted through the UN’s recruitment platform: careers.un.org

 

For more information:

  • Watch a recent Facebook Live Q&A.

 

Join our Facebook live now!Ask your questions and view our YPP flyer at: http://bit.ly/2orhFCI

Posted by United Nations Careers on Tuesday, April 18, 2017

 

  • Download the YPP Brochure

 


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