Junior Professionals Program

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Junior Professionals Program: The Junior Professionals (JP) Program is a two-year employment opportunity with the World Bank, for highly qualified people of Sub-Saharan African descent.

The Program provides an opportunity for professional development and global experience.

Program Eligibility Requirements:

  • 35 years of age or younger.

  • Sub-Saharan African descent.

  • Masters degree or equivalent in economics, finance, engineering, public health, environment, public or private sector management, anthropology, sociology, education, human resources management or other disciplines relevant to development.

  • Proficiency in English and working knowledge of other languages such as French, Arabic, Spanish or Portuguese. Three to five years of relevant work experience.

  • Commitment to development.

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct analytical work; to exercise good judgment; to operate in a team environment; and to work successfully with diverse clients and staff. Ability and willingness to learn from others.

    The Bank is committed to the principle of equality and equal opportunity for all persons based solely on merit. Candidates are selected by a panel on a highly competitive basis.

    To Apply:

    Applications for the JP Program are accepted throughout the year.

    Follow the links below for more details and application contacts.

    Candidates are selected twice a year, during the months of April and October.

    Qualified candidates should send application and CV (indicating date of birth, nationality, and country of birth) to: The Junior Professionals Program, Office of Diversity Programs MSN4–404, The World Bank, 1818 H Street NW, Washington DC 20433, USA.

    For more information and internship application see; Junior Professionals Program

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