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The World Economic Forum Early Careers Programme 2024

The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business, and other leaders of society to build coalitions, projects and initiatives – digitally and physically – to address industry, regional and systemic issues.

The Forum engages a team of close to 800 people across six global locations, dedicated to our mission of improving the state of the world. We value a highly spirited, diverse, and driven workforce, attracting people of more than 80 nationalities from all walks of life.

We believe that early talents are an essential and vibrant part of our community. Through our Early Careers Programme, we welcome young professionals with a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, skills, and experiences at our New York office.

This programme is an exciting opportunity for participants to get a feel for working at the Forum, bringing in fresh ideas from their studies and gaining valuable real-world experience while making an impact.

Preferred requirements and experience

  • Background or demonstrated interest in sustainable finance, financing for climate and nature, and international collaboration;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work with leading experts and practitioners.
  • Ability to work in a high preforming environment and be a team player;
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Administrative and Coordination experience

Learning Opportunities

  • Opportunity to work within a Centre and team that is home to the cutting edge of sustainable global finance
  • Small, flat team with ability to work on high-impact projects and with senior internal and external leaders at the center of sustainable finance and nature and climate
  • Exposure to many different Forum teams, communities and topic areas

Vaccination requirement

The Forum LLC requires that employees be fully vaccinated with at least one booster against COVID-19 by their first day of employment. The Forum will evaluate all requests for accommodation/exemption from this policy in keeping with federal, state, and local law.

How to apply

The positions we offer are best suited to bachelor’s and master’s program graduates, with at least one previous professional experience. Please review the opportunity below and submit your CV, letting us know in your cover letter why role is best suited for you. We will review your application and revert to you. We look forward to hearing from you!

Conditions and benefits of the Early Careers Programme

  • Full-time onsite employment contract of 6 months with the World Economic Forum, New York office
  • WEF is flexible to accommodate start dates between April 1 and April 29 2024
  • Monthly gross compensation of USD $4000
  • All required technological equipment (laptop and mobile phone) and accesses provided
  • This program is not eligible for relocation or work authorization support

More Info: World Economic Forum Early Careers Programme



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