Frequently Asked Questions
There are many different routes that staff members can take to progress in their career, including moving to another function, changing job family, moving to a different job network or moving to another duty station.
Some programmes – like the LinkedIn Learning resource – are available to anyone with a un.org email address. Other programmes are limited to staff with certain contract types or certain levels/roles. It is best to check the eligibility criteria for each programme. Learning options can be found here.
The YPP list of successful candidates is valid for a period of three (3) years. We hope to place all successful candidates within this time frame, but if you are not placed you will be removed from the list. Should you remain interested in the Young Professionals Programme, you will be required to retake and successfully pass the YPP examination.