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International Finance Corporation Young Professionals Programme

The programme is open to current students or recent graduates of MBA or similar programs with strong financial skills. The 3-year programme starts in Washington, DC, and includes 2-3 rotational assignments in different countries and/or World Bank Group organizations.


IFC’s Young Professionals Program is a unique opportunity to launch your career as a global investment professional helping to build the private sector in developing countries. You will join as an Associate in the Investment, Advisory or Treasury streams and will be based in Washington DC for at least one year. You will build your expertise through engagements in different countries, close to IFC’s clients. The program is open to final year students working toward an advanced degree such as an MBA, JD, other relevant Masters degrees or recent graduates.

Programme Features

  • 3-year program with 2 to 3 rotational assignments either in a regional hub or a different industry department or in another World Bank Group institution
  • Participating units include Financial Institutions Group; Infrastructure and Natural Resources; Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Services; TMT, Venture Capital & Funds; Public Private Partnership; and Treasury and Syndications
  • Leadership exposure and development that provides strong opportunities for growth
  • Active coaching throughout the program


The application period for the IFC Young Professionals Program is now open until Tuesday, October 1, 2019 (7:59 pm EST). Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews no later than October 11, 2019.

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