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WASHINGTON, Mar 29 2016 – Caribbean nationals are being encouraged to apply for employment under a new World Bank Group (WBG) programme that is aimed at “exceptionally talented young people with a passion for international development”.
The World Bank said that the analyst programme is a three-year programme that will allow the successful candidates to “work in an intellectually challenging and culturally diverse environment within a specific practice, region or corporate unit of the World Bank Group.
“You will have the opportunity to contribute and grow your skills in areas ranging from analytics, research, data management, project management, communications, finance, management accounting, and information technology. In addition, the programme offers various cohort activities aimed to broaden your exposure to the work of the World Bank Group and develop leadership skills.”
The bank said that on completion of the programme, there may be opportunities for the successful candidates to continue their career in the World Bank Group.
“Participants holding a Master’s degree who find the opportunity to continue their career at the WBG may also be eligible for advancement opportunities. Alternatively, you may leverage the experience you have gained to pursue further studies or other opportunities in international development.”
The WGB said that “to be competitive for this highly selective programme, you need to demonstrate a commitment to development, analytical thinking, proven academic success, and leadership potential”
It said the deadline for submitting applications is April 5.