2017 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. 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.  Find the complete list of eligible countries here.

 

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.

 

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

 

  • Download the YPP Brochure