Young Professional Programme (UN Civil Service)
The United Nations in collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs and Indian Council for Cultural Relations is conducting the Young Professionals Programme (UN Civil Services) Examination 2012, a recruitment initiative that brings new talent to the United Nations through an annual entrance examination
The examination is open to Indian nationals for the first time after many years
For young, high-calibre professionals, the programme is a platform for launching a career at the United Nationals
Applications from women are strongly encouraged
Eligibility: 32 years old or younger as of 31st December, 2012
Do you hold at least a first-level university degree?
Are you 32 or younger by the end of this year?
Do you speak either English and/or French fluently?
Bachelorís or Masterís university degree in a subject related to the job family that you are applying to
Fluent in English or French
This year the examination is offered to candidates with academic background in
Information System and Technology
Radio Producer (Kiswahili/Portuguese)
Eligibility candidates should apply online at http://careers.un.org/YPP where you will also get further information on eligibility requirements and the application procedure
Last date for receipt of applications is 12th September, 2012
The YPP exam will be held on 05th December, 2012
Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted
The United Nations is looking for highly qualified candidates who are ready to launch a professional career as an international civil servant. The young professionals programme (YPP) is a recruitment initiative that brings new talent to the United Nations through an annual entrance examination. For young, high-calibre professionals across the globe, the examination is a platform for launching a career at the United Nations. This programme builds upon the national competitive recruitment examination (NCRE) which was held for the last time in 2010.