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Book Description:

Are you a highly qualified young professional seeking to start an international career with the United Nations? The UN Young Professionals Programme (UN YPP) receives around 50,000 applications annually, but only selects about 100 motivated individuals to fulfill its mission. If you’re determined to succeed in the UN YPP selection process, you need the UN YPP Manual (PDF E-book) from OpenIGO Network.

The 2023 UN YPP is open for applications until June 29 across 2 exam areas:

  • Economic Affairs (degrees accepted in: Social & Behavioural Science; Mathematics & Statistics; Business & Administration; Environmental Protection; Agriculture, Forestry & Fishery).
  • Information Systems and Technology (degrees accepted in: Business & Administration; Environmental Protection; Agriculture, Forestry & Fishery).

Our comprehensive guide will give you insight into the United Nations’ complex organizational culture and values, teach you how to prepare your online application, and provide guidance for the written examination and competency-based interview. The manual was written and revised by a team of Ph.D. professors, human resources specialists, and intergovernmental organization staff with great diligence to ensure its quality.

Plus, when you purchase the e-book, you’ll receive 30 days of support to clarify any queries about the content through an exclusive channel available on the OpenIGO Store’s “My Account” page. Don’t miss your chance to stand out from the 50,000 applicants and become one of the few selected to participate in the UN YPP. Invest in your career and purchase the UN YPP Manual today.

Here’s how our e-Book will prepare you and help you succeed in each stage of the UN YPP:

Application ReviewWritten ExaminationInterview
- Learn valuable tips for all sections of the Personal History Profile (PHP) (UN's online application form)- Understand the structure of the exam and how to get ready for each of the exam parts (General Paper and Specialized Paper Part 1 & 2)- Learn about the UN YPP interview process and what’s expected of candidates
- Get guidance on how to write a perfect Cover Letter- Discover what to study for the Multiple Choice and Open-Ended questions- Learn how to answer competency-based questions to maximize chances of success
- Have access to a Cover Letter from a successful candidate in the UN YPP- Understand what types of questions can be asked and take a look at past samples- Find a compilation of possible interview questions and sample answers
- Understand the first screening round and what recruiters are looking for in your application- Learn how the assessment of the test is carried out and how points are usually allocated- Understand how interviews are evaluated by the UN YPP selection team in order to maximize your chances of success


Product details:

  • File Size:  19 MB
  • File Format: PDF (Read on Any Device)
  • Print Length: 158 pages
  • Publisher: OpenIGO
  • Publication Date (Updated): April 12, 2023
  • Language: English
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Get also:

UN YPP – Application Review(2 business days)

UN YPP – Mock Interview