The UN's Young Professionals Programme (YPP) is a great way for talented young professionals to launch a career with the UN Secretariat as an international civil servant. Interested candidates from invited countries are required to fulfill basic criteria and to take a competitive exam. Find out if your academic degree corresponds with the job networks included in the YPP 2017. We have the complete list of all applicable job networks. The application period for the YPP 2017 starts in mid-May. At that time you will also be able to download our YPP guide 2017 edition.