Deadline: 15 April 2019
Open to: young professionals up to the age of 32 years old
Benefits: around EUR 3082.61 (CHF 3,500) monthly salary
The Secretariat of the WTO is seeking candidates for THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION YOUNG PROFESSIONALS PROGRAMME for 2020. The WTO Young Professionals Programme (YPP) is a unique opportunity for qualified young professionals up to the age of 32 years, as at 1 January 2020, from eligible developing and least-developed country (LDC) WTO Members, to enhance their knowledge and skills on WTO and international trade issues. The Programme aims to widen the pool of professionals from these countries who can later be more competitive with respect to recruitment in the WTO and/or other regional and international organizations.
- Young professionals up to the age of 32 years old that are nationals of a developing or least-developed country;
- The program requires that the applicant should have an advanced university degree in law economics, or other international trade-related subjects relevant to the work of the WTO, fluency in English (French and/or Spanish are desirable) and minimum two years of professional experience relevant to the work of the WTO;
- Preference shall be given to nationals from WTO Members without any representation at the professional level in the Secretariat and only applications from nationals of WTO Members will be accepted. You can find the list of all countries here.
Around EUR 3082.61 (CHF 3,500) monthly salary during 12 months of the program.
How to apply?
In order to apply, please fill the application form.
Applications must be accompanied by a cover letter of motivation in which the applicant will indicate up to three areas of work of their interest.
For more information, please visit the official web page.