Young Professionals Programme (YPP)

2017 Young Professionals Programme (United Nations Secretariat)

Indonesia is a participating country and eligible nationals are strongly encouraged to apply!

The UN Young Professionals Programme (YPP) is an entry exam for future young professionals to start a career as an international civil servant in the United Nations Secretariat. Applications will be accepted starting mid-May 2017 (open for 60 days) through the UN’s online recruitment platform:

Criteria for participation:

The exam will be held for nationals of a participating country with a Bachelor’s degree or at least a 3-year equivalent degree relevant to the job networks covered by the exam. Applicants must also be younger than 32 years and be fluent in English and/or French.

Job networks covered in 2017:

  • Political, Peace and Humanitarian;
  • Management and Administration;
  • Public Information and Conference Management.

How to apply:

All applications must be submitted through the UN’s recruitment platform:

For more information:

Applicants are strongly encouraged to make use of the following resources:




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