World Bank Group Recruitment Drive 2017 for Young Professionals (Start a Career in International Development)

Application Deadline: January 21st 2017

The World Bank Group is launching a recruitment drive aimed at attracting qualified candidates to fill positions in selected areas. Employment opportunities will be in various technical areas and professional streams for talented and diverse young and mid-career professionals.

A career with the World Bank Group offers a unique and exciting opportunity for exceptionally talented individuals who have a passion for international development. As a staff member at the Bank Group, you will get the opportunity to contribute to the effort to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems.


  • World Bank Group staff work with governments, civil society groups, the private sector and others in developing countries, assisting people in all areas of development, from policy and strategic advice to the identification, preparation, appraisal, and supervision of development projects.
  • In addition to strong technical competencies, ideal candidates must have a demonstrated capacity for strategic thinking and be fluent in English with very good writing and communication skills. Positions may be based in Washington, D.C. or in a regional office.
  • Most of the positions require a Master’s degree plus 5 years of relevant professional experience. Please see description of each of the positions below to find the exact requirements.

The World Bank group values diversity and encourages all qualified individuals, with diverse professional, academic, and cultural backgrounds to apply. Specifically, women, persons with disabilities, Caribbean nationals, and Sub-Saharan Africans are encouraged to apply.


  • The World Bank Group offers a total reward package that includes competitive salary, retirement plan, life insurance, medical benefits, paid leave, mobility support, accidental death protection, and financial assistance.

Application Process:

All CVs and resumes must be received by January 21st 2017. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Qualified candidates will be interviewed beginning February 2017.

To apply to any position, please click the vacancies below.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the World Bank Group Recruitment Drive 2017 


  1. Comment:please sir and ma l am a fresh graduate of guidance and counseling from the university of lbadan ,Nigeria who is in dare need of an employment .

  2. Sir my brother is a diploma holder, studied account and auditing, from bayero university Kano, if there will be any vacant please sir we are on the queue. Thank you sir

  3. Comment:Am A Graduate Of B.Sc Sociology,I Graduated 2011,having A Two Yrs Working Experience 2011-2013 In Teaching(primary School)with An Employment Latter,while 2013 Til Date As A Security Guard(epitome Sec),ful Of Experience, with No Employment Letter.Can I Stil Apply?

  4. am great fully for the work done by World Bank in improving lives of different groups of people around the world and enhancement of projects of poverty eradication, this has motivated me to be part of it in future, if need a raises ,I’M holding masters in business Administration, Bachelors in Development Studies, working experience of 3 years , knowledge in SAP, ERP 9 Tally, contacts email [email protected].


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