The Young Professionals Programme by United Nation 2020/2021Internship/Job @UN Volunteer posted 12 months ago
The Young Professionals Programme by United Nation 2020/2021
The Young Professionals Programme (YPP) is a recruitment initiative to start a career as an international civil servant with the United Nations Secretariat for skilled, highly trained professionals. Once qualified candidates start their career at the UN, it consists of an entrance test and professional development programs.
Details about Work4UN
- Opportunity type: Funded
- Opportunity: Internship
- Organization: United Nation
- Location: United State
- Duration of Internship: 3 years
- Gender: Male and female
- No. of opportunity: 40 internships for each country
- Avaibility: un- or under-represented in the United Nations.
- Application type: Online
- Deadline: 31.october.2020
Who is Eligible for United Nations Internships?
- Must be a national of a participating country;
- Must hold at least an undergraduate degree ( Bachelor degree ) relevant for the exam subject;
- The applicant age should be under 32 years old
- Must be fluent in one of two language
- English or*
Note: For each exam subject, all applications will be screened for eligibility. If more than 40 applicants from the same country are qualified for the same field of review, they will be further screened and rated on the basis of the highest level of completed schooling, knowledge of the official languages of the United Nations, and related work experience. Source: #Work4UN
How is the UN internship Exam?
- The UN internship exam is consists of a written and an oral and The written test is undertaken electronically ( Online ) and can be carried out in either one or two-stage.
- For all YPP exams scheduled on the same day, Examination Paper is the same. It must be done in two Languages either English or French and assesses the basic skills necessary to operate in a complex international organization such as the United Nations.
- The Specialized Paper measures substantive knowledge of the subject area, frequently requiring questions of multiple-choice and open-ended questions. Based on the exam field, the number of questions can vary.
- If you pass the exam you are invited to a video conference
Where be the United Nations internship will be?
The internship will be for 3 years and it’s in one following UN Secretariat Offices
- Addis Ababa
- New York
Which Country is Eligible for the Untied nation Internship?
There are 65 countries that eligible for this international from each country of the following countries 40 applicants can participate in the internship if there is more it will be select as a higher degree and work experience.
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Brunei Darussalam
- Cape Verde
- The central African Republic
- The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
- Equatorial Guinea
- Marshall Islands
- Papua New Guinea
- Saint Lucia
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Saudi Arabia
- The Solomon Islands
- South Sudan
- St Vincent and the Grenadines
- The United Arab Emirates
- The United States
How to apply
If you eligible for an internship you can apply online via the official application portal of the United nation website
For more information please visit the official website