Young Professionals Program – Work at the United Nations

Young Professionals Program

If you have a dream of working for one of the best organizations in the world, this is the perfect opportunity for you. The YPP or Young Professionals Program is now accepting applications. The successful candidates will get a chance to work at United Nations. It is a paid opportunity. UN is one of the most prestigious organizations in the world, known for its efforts to achieve global peace and prosperity.

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Brief Description

  • Location: Online
  • Organization: United Nations
  • Opportunity Type: Internship Program
  • Funding Type: Paid
  • Opportunity level: Young Professionals
  • Deadline: Different every year

About the Organization

Found in October 1945, the United Nations quickly went to become one of the most prestigious organizations in the world. With its headquarters in New York and offices around the world, UN works towards the goal of attaining global peace and prosperity. The organization has 5 main organs and many specialized agencies. Each agency works towards the betterment of one area of its specialization.

About the Opportunity

The YPP or young professionals program is a program that aims to select the best talent to work in the United Nations. Chosen people will have the chance to start their career as an international civil servant. They will be working for the United Nations Secretariat.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must belong to one of the participating countries
  • It is important to remember that the list of participating countries change every year  and can be checked by clicking on the link given below
  • People applying should be equal to or younger than 32 years of age
  • You should have a university degree which is related to the filed you are applying for
  • You should be fluent in English or French language


  • A very attractive salary packed is offered to the people who pass the YPP and are employed in the UN.
  • The salary ranges from $63,625 to $105,300 per year for entry level positions (P2, P3)

Eligible Countries: Click Here

How to Apply:

There is an Online Application Form

Application Link

Official Link: Click Here


Do i need professional experience to apply?

No. No previous professional experience is required to apply for the YPP.