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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
    UPDATES ON THE 2020 WORLD BANK GROUP YPP – IFC TRACK: have you been invited to the second round?
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  • February 15, 2018
    Start a Home-Based Business ASAP with These 5 Steps
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  • February 15, 2018
    World Bank Jobs - 10 tips on how to best prepare for a long-distance interview!
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  • February 15, 2018
    World Bank Jobs - 8 important elements for your Reference Letter
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  • February 15, 2018
    World Bank Jobs - Asking for a Reference Letter
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  • February 15, 2018
    World Bank Jobs - 5 checkpoints when writing your Cover Letter
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Meet our coaches:


  • Niki Parker

    Switzerland English, French (UTC +1)
    Niki is an international communications consultant as well as a leadership and transition coach. She has worked in, and with global public organisations, international NGOs, UN agencies and private sector companies.
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  • Michele Damone

    Austria English, Italian, Spanish Vienna (UTC +1)
    At the age of 25, Michele was a P2, and by 30, he was already a P3, with field experience within the UN system organizations and EU Institutions. He is an innovative talent and career coach whose mission is to empower people through open, honest, and thought-provoking conversations.
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  • Brett J. Craig

    U.S.A English Atlanta (UTC – 5)
    International consultant for nearly 10 years with extensive experience in research, higher education, and training in the public and non-profit sectors addressing issues in public health, health systems, organizational behavior and strategy, communication and social influence.
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  • 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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