The World Bank Junior Professional Programs for Afro-Descendants (JPPAD) is a unique opportunity to gain entry-level professional experience, gaining first-hand exposure to the challenges – and rewards – of international development and poverty reduction.
The primary purpose of JPPAD is two-fold and mutually beneficial:
Participants spend two years in an intensive work program sharing knowledge and acquiring practical, on-the-job skills at one of the world’s leading financial institutions.
As a member of the program, you also will receive professional coaching and supportive training that will enhance existing skills. And you will form valuable personal and professional relationships to last a lifetime.
World Bank Careers - Eligibility Criteria
World Bank Careers Junior Professionals - Duration
Non-renewable two year staff appointment. Upon completion of the 2-year term, candidates may compete for other appointments.
World Bank Careers Junior Professionals - Duty Station
Participants in the JPPAD program may work in either Washington DC or country office.
World Bank Careers - How do I Apply for a job
Interested candidates must apply online. Only those identified for an assignment will be contacted to discuss their interest and availability. Candidates are selected by a panel on a highly competitive basis.
Applications for the JPPAD Program are accepted throughout the year but candidates are selected twice a year, during the months of April and October.
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:
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.
Applications for the JP Program are accepted throughout the year.
However, 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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