The OPEC Fund’s Young Professional Development Program (YPDP)

The Young Professional Development Program (YPDP) is a two year organized program designed to prepare young professionals from member countries of the OPEC Fund for a career in global development.

OPEC Fund is currently seeking applicants who demonstrate academic excellence and relevant professional experience with a passion for and contribution to international development. In the search for social, environmental and economic change, the organization is scouring for ideas from those with the desire and drive to help developing countries overcome their most pressing challenges.

What does the YPDP offer?

In short, the YPDP offers training, coaching and mentoring, the opportunity to experience different departments and access to professional networks. The program equips young professionals with the skills and knowledge to meet the minimum requirements for an entry-level position with the OPEC Fund.

To apply, candidates must submit:

  • A YPDP online application form
  • A Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • An application essay (in Word or PDF format)
  • Academic certificates and transcripts.

Deadline: September 21st.

Here is the link to the application portal


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