OpenIGO | International Careers Development Network

World Bank YPP

The Young Professionals Program (YPP) is recognized as the World Bank’s most important and prestigious recruitment, selection and professional development process. In pursuit of its mission, the OpenIGO network has created the most comprehensive website on this program, with a wide range of information divided into six main sections:

We will help you get prepared for this competitive selection process!

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Do you dream about an internship at the United Nations System? We have developed the most comprehensive website on the different UN internship programs to help you achieve your dream and start an international career.

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  • February 15, 2018
    World Bank YPP Interview: Questions, Types and more.
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  • February 15, 2018
    World Bank Group: parental leave policies
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  • February 15, 2018
    World Bank Research Activities and YPP
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  • February 15, 2018
    World Bank YPP: 8 reasons to apply
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  • February 15, 2018
    World Bank YPP Challenges
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  • February 15, 2018
    The World Bank Grade Structure
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Meet our coaches:


  • Charisse M. Cardenas

    Trinidad and Tobago / USA English Washington D.C. (UTC -4)
    International consultant working for public, private and non-profit sectors addressing issues of human rights, labor standards and hiring practices, conflict resolution and human development. 
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  • Glenda Hutchinson

    Australia English Melbourne (UTC +10)
    Glenda works as an organisation development consultant with the primary purpose of providing organisations with assistance in achieving best business outcomes by working with their people most effectively.
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  • K. C. Soares

    U.S.A., Brazil English, Portuguese Washington DC (UTC – 4)
    International management and organization development executive and consultant with experience in inter-governmental, public, non-profit, and academic organizations.
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  • Carlos Milani

    Brazil Portuguese, English, French and Spanish Rio de Janeiro (UTC-3)
    Currently, Carlos Milani is Associate Professor at the Institute of Social and Political Studies of the State University of Rio de Janeiro (IESP-UERJ).
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  • Frank M. Hackney, III

    U.S.A. English Washington DC (UTC – 4)
    Management and professional development consulting with organizations ranging from software providers, international oil companies, large pharmaceuticals and with public and non-profit sectors.
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  • Helena Light Hadley

    U.S.A. English Washington DC (UTC – 4)
    Experienced and talented international executive and consultant who addresses issues of excellence, culture, and wellness in organizations.
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  • Merri Davis

    U.S.A. English Washington DC (UTC – 4)
    Vast experience working with the public sector in the provision of talented human capital for engineering, logistics, supply chain management, and advanced technology solutions.
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  • Perla Rizalina Maturan-Tayko

    Philippines English Manila (UTC +8)
    International consultant in human resource and organization development with public, non-profit, and academic organizations ranging from health and higher education organizations, large civil service in finance and armed forces, and membership organizations.
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