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WBG YPP 2022-2023 Timeline: Find all important updates here!

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WBG YPP 2022-2023 Timeline: Find all important updates here!

June 15, 2022



Understanding the World Bank Group Young Professionals Program (WBG YPP) in detail is the first step to succeeding in the selection process. This highly competitive recruitment initiative is carried out once a year and comprises several stages: an online application form, a video recorded interview, a live panel competency-based interview, an assessment center, where you will be asked to participate in individual and group exercises, and finally timed computer-based financial tests for IFC candidates.

With that many steps toward the career of your dream, preparation is a must. Candidates who wish to apply must meet some minimum eligibility requirements concerning academic and professional background, age, and language skills. Applications for the WBG YPP 2022-2023 are open until July 15, so if you want to keep track of the most important information about the selection process, you have come to the right place!

In this article, we’ll present you with a timeline of the most important updates to the 2022-2023 edition of the WBG YPP.

To guide you through all stages of this competitive selection process, OpenIGO has developed a comprehensive eBook to help you!

We also have an Application Review service to make sure your application documents stand out, highly increasing your chances of getting to the next stage of the WBG YPP. You will have your application proofread by native English proofreaders and thoroughly reviewed by specialists in the WBG YPP selection process!

Discover our WBG YPP solutions for you


IMPORTANT WBG YPP UPDATES (applications open, essay topic)


We have great news for young professionals out there: The WBG YPP, one of the most prestigious selection processes in International Development, is finally open! The application period is open from June 15 to July 15 for all applicants and will reopen from August 15 to September 30 for IFC and MIGA profiles only.

Make sure you check if you meet the minimum requirements for the WBG YPP and start organizing and crafting your application documents. The best tool to assist you in making sure your application stands out is the World Bank Group YPP Initial Package.

It includes:

  • Our updated eBook “World Bank YPP: The Essential Guide”, which includes 8 successful essays from past candidates and a brand new essay made by a specialist answering this year’s Essay Question;
  • A careful Application Review of all the documents required by the WBG YPP recruiting team, made by specialists in the selection process.


Get the best preparation with our WBG YPP Initial Package now:



WBG YPP 2022-2023 ESSAY QUESTION ANNOUNCED! – June 10, 2022

The World Bank Group YPP team has just released the essay topic for this year’s edition. Remember that since 2021, there is no longer a text that serves as a topic for the essay. The essay question is the one below:

Please answer the following (in 750 words or 4,500 characters or less):

Given the current global context, how can the World Bank Group help our country clients support and reach a green, resilient and inclusive development? Please include rebuilding on progress lost on the WBG’s twin goals over the past few years, as it relates to your area of work.

Not sure how to start writing your essay? Don’t worry, our team has prepared an article just for you. Discover now the secret to the Perfect  WBG YPP Essay by clicking here!


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To check a complete overview of the WBG YPP, please proceed to our article below:

WBG YPP – Overview

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