IFC Young Professionals Program

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IFC’s Young Professionals Program is a unique opportunity to launch your career as a global investment professional helping to build the private sector in developing countries. You will join as an Associate in the Investment, Advisory or Treasury streams and will be based in Washington DC for at least one year. You will build your expertise through engagements in different countries, close to IFC’s clients. The program is open to final year students working toward an advanced degree such as an MBA, JD, other relevant Masters degrees or recent graduates.

Program Features:

  • 3-year program with 2 to 3 rotational assignments either in a regional hub or a different industry department or in another World Bank Group institution
  • Participating units include Financial Institutions Group; Infrastructure and Natural Resources; Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Services; TMT, Venture Capital & Funds; Public Private Partnership; and Treasury and Syndications
  • Leadership exposure and development that provides strong opportunities for growth
  • Active coaching throughout the program

For more information, download our program brochure. The application period is now closed for the IFC Young Professionals Program. We are in the short-listing phase for first round interviews.  Candidates for the first round interviews will be contacted via email by University career centers and/or the IFC YP team throughout the month of October 2018.   Status updates to each applicant will also be sent through the application portal throughout October 2018. All candidates should receive an update by early to mid-November 2018.  Second round interviews will take place in Washington, D.C. and are scheduled for December 2018.  Thank you again for your support of the IFC YP program.  We received well over 3,000 applications this year and look forward to short-listing from over 1,500 directly qualified applicants.


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