Program for Young Professionals in the World Bank Group 2023 (WBG YPP)

The World Bank Group (WBG) offers various opportunities such as internships, online courses, and scholarships. One of their flagship programs is the World Bank Group Young Professionals Program 2023 (WBG YPP), which serves as an excellent starting point for establishing a career at the World Bank.

world bank group young professionals program (WBG YPP)

This program spans two years and focuses on leadership development. Successful candidates are offered a five-year employment contract with the World Bank. Applications are welcome from individuals worldwide.

During the initial two-year period, participants will undergo comprehensive training at the Washington D.C. Office. Additionally, they will have the opportunity to work at one of the World Bank offices in their home country.

The World Bank seeks candidates from all corners of the globe for the Young Professionals program, with priority given to individuals who are nationals of WBG member countries and countries of operations. Further details are provided below.

Information Regarding the 2023 World Bank Group Young Professionals Program

  • Job Country: Washington D.C.
  • Financial Benefits: Fully Funded with more benefits
  • Deadline: 31st July 2023

Compensation and Benefits

The WBG YPP provides attractive compensation packages and comprehensive benefits to candidates, including:

  1. Competitive salary and benefits package.
  2. 2 Year Leadership program
  3. 5 Year Job Contract
  4. Benefits include health, life, and accident insurance, a pension plan, and possible relocation and mobility benefits depending on WBG guidelines.
  5. Relocation cost covered.
  6. They will tell you more about the Job benefits at the time of the offer.

Training Location

The program commences in Washington, DC, where Young Professionals (YPs) participate in immersive training sessions.

Program Key Features

Professional Experience: The Young Professionals are full-time employees.

Leadership Development: Through WBG YPP. The Young Professionals will build leadership skills and how to work with clients. Mentorship and conversations with WBG leadership.

Training on WBG Policies, Products & Operations: The WBG team will train applicants so they can perform well 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

Who can Apply

The World Bank invites applications from talented Young Professionals worldwide. We encourage qualified individuals from diverse professional, academic, and cultural backgrounds to apply and join our inclusive community.

  • To be eligible, candidates must be born on or after October 1, 1991
  • There is no flexibility on the age requirement.

Application Timeline

  • July 3 – July 31: Applications Open for all World Bank, IFC, and MIGA profiles
  • August 15 – September 30: Applications Re-Open for IFC profiles only
  • July–August: Applicants screened for minimum eligibility requirements
  • September – October: Technical review of eligible applicants, to determine shortlisted candidates
  • November – January: Assessments and interviews scheduled
  • February: Offers extended and decisions announced to all candidates
  • September 2024: New WBG YPP cohort joins the World Bank Group

Applying for the WBG YPP 2023

To apply for the WBG YPP 2023, all candidates must submit their applications online. The application process is currently open.

For comprehensive information, please visit the official website and carefully review the provided details. You can find the link to the announcement below.


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