United Nations Young Professionals Program!

The U.S. Department of State announces for all qualified U.S. citizens: UNITED NATIONS YOUNG PROFESSIONALS PROGRAM (YPP) EXAMINATION See link below for details and to apply.  Questions should be directed to STATE and not the FEB office.

Application and Exam Details:  http://careers.un.org/ypp

The examination will be given on December 4, 2014 in cities throughout the world, including New York City.


Eligibility Requirements (all must be met)

1.  32 years old or younger as of December 31, 2014

2.  Hold at least an undergraduate degree (advanced degree is an advantage) in one of the following occupational fields or related areas:

•Economic Affairs

•Human Rights

•Information Systems & Technology


•Political Affairs

•Radio Production (Arabic/Chinese/Kiswahili/Russian/Spanish)

3.   Fluency in English and/or French


NOTE:  Admission to the exam may be limited to the 40 most qualified Americans per occupational group.  Potential employment offers depend upon test results, interview, number of vacancies, and competitiveness of applicants from other nations.


Application Deadlines:

Information Systems & Technology and Political Affairs: August 13, 2014

Economic Affairs and Radio Production: August 20, 2014

Human Rights and Photography: August 26, 2014

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