Monday, July 21, 2014

Attention Alumni - United Nations Young Professionals Exam!

The U.S. Department of State announces for all qualified U.S. citizens: The United Nations Young Professionals Program (YPP) Examination

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
·         Photography
·         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 ● Political Affairs
August 13, 2014
 Economic Affairs ● Radio Production
August 20, 2014
 Human Rights ● Photography
August 26, 2014

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