Webinar: Step-by-step Guide on the UN YPP 2017 Application
Are you a young professional applying to the UN YPP examination in 2017? Remember that the application stage is the most competitive: only about 15% of candidates are invited to the written examination. Join this webinar to learn the key tips for the UN YPP 2017 application, including cover letter, education background, duties and achievements and other sections.
With information gained at this webinar, you can boost your chances to pass the screening and get an opportunity to compete for the United Nations job at the written exam. Our statistics is impressive: in average 70% of the UN YPP applicants who requested our assistance were invited for the written exam. This webinar is your opportunity to learn how to be selected by the screening commitee and become a successful UN YPP applicant.
You’ll learn a proven strategy to impress the United Nations with your background and tips and hints to make your application stand out from other applicants.
Topics to be covered:
- How the United Nations evaluates and compares UN YPP 2017 applicants;
- Which criteria are used to select candidates in the first and second screening rounds;
- How to present your education background to match the requirements (with examples);
- How to adjust your duties and achievements to the UN YPP format (with examples);
- How to demonstrate the UN values and competencies in your application (with examples);
- What to include and how to structure your cover letter (with examples).
Alexandra Gordina is currently an Economic Affairs consultant at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). She is an international development professional with over six years of expertise across different agencies and functions. Alexandra founded YPUN, Ltd. in 2014 to help young professionals get hired for their ideal job in international affairs area with a meaningful raise, while skipping the irritation of the typically discouraging failures. Today, Alexandra is in charge of managing a network of the UN insiders and successful UN YPP candidates and gathering their knowledge to assist you with the UN YPP 2017 application.
Questions & Answers (Q&A) session:
The webinar is followed by a live Q&A session, where participants will be able to ask questions directly to the speaker.
Date and time:
The webinar took place on Sunday, 7 May 2017 at 3:00PM London (UK) time (GMT+1).
You can now purchase a recording of the webinar to be viewed online at any convenient time.
The webinar duration is approximately 60 minutes (45 minutes for the webinar + 15 minutes for the Q&A session)