2021 UNDP Graduate Programme for Young Graduates
Deadline: July 4, 2021.
UNDP is launching a new and exciting 2-year Graduate Programme that will equip outstanding young graduates with the skills and experience required to kick-start their career in international development, and accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), build better futures and make a positive difference in the world!
– Do you have a relevant Master’s degree with not more than one year of relevant work experience acquired after this degree, or a relevant Bachelor’s degree with between 2 and 3 years of relevant work experience acquired after this degree?
– Do you dream of working in international development with UNDP?
– Are you ready to contribute to sustainable development and the eradication of poverty?
– Are you ready to live and work in another country than your home country for two years?
– Are you a national of a country in which UNDP works to promote the Sustainable Development Goals
– Do you have experience in one or more of the following: sustainable development, gender, youth empowerment, data analysis, project management, monitoring and evaluation, partnerships, innovation and creative design, finance, or procurement.
If you answered yes to all the above questions, we encourage you to apply to the UNDP Graduate Programme.
- You must be a national of one of the countries where UNDP works to support the Sustainable Development Goals. Nationals from the countries listed below are particularly encouraged to apply: Algeria, Angola, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bhutan, Botswana, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Chad, Central African Republic, Comoros, Cook Islands, Congo (Rep. of), Djibouti, Eswatini, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Guinea Bissau, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Lao (PDR), Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Montenegro, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Republic of Palau, Samoa, Sao Tome & Principe, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tokelau, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, Yemen.
- Master’s degree in a relevant field (with not more than 1 year of relevant work experience acquired after this degree).
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (with a minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience and not more than 3 years acquired after this degree).
- To be eligible for the programme and policy stream, you will likely have graduated in one or more of the following areas: political science, public administration, international relations, development studies, economics, statistics, data management, environmental science or a related field.
- For the corporate operations stream, you will likely have graduated in one or more of the following areas: business or public administration, finance, law, procurement or supply chain management, economics, data management, or a related field.
- You may also have worked to make an impact at community, provincial or national level (including in civil society, government, NGOs, IGOs or individually).
– A one-year international professional entry-level contract (renewable for a second year on demonstrating good performance).
– A competitive salary.
– Ticket for travel between your location and the duty station.
– Paid annual leave.
– Paid sick leave.
– Health and disability insurance.