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The World Economic Forum Early Careers Programme, Fall 2024 Cohort (US Locations): Apply Now

The World Economic Forum Early Careers Programme, Fall 2024 Cohort (US Locations): Apply Now

Locations: New York, San Francisco
Time Type: Full-time
Posted: Posted 3 Days Ago
Job Requisition ID: R3108
6-month duration in New York or San Francisco

Please note: This role is not eligible for relocation or work authorization support.

The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, engages the foremost political, business, and other leaders of society to build coalitions and initiatives – digitally and physically – to address industry, regional, and systemic issues.

As part of our global team of over 800 employees across six offices representing more than 80 nationalities, you will have the opportunity to influence systems-level change, build communities of action, and broaden your perspective.

Programme Overview

The Early Careers Programme at The World Economic Forum is designed to welcome talented individuals who are recent graduates with 1-2 years of professional experience. This programme offers a unique opportunity to contribute to impactful projects, collaborate with experienced professionals, and accelerate your career growth.

Conditions and Benefits

  • Full-time onsite employment contract for 6 months at a World Economic Forum office in the United States (New York or San Francisco).
  • Programme start dates between October 1 and October 31, 2024.
  • Monthly gross compensation of USD $4250.

How to Apply

Review the opportunities below and use the “Apply” link to submit your resume and responses to application questions, indicating your preferred functional and thematic areas.

Applications accepted until Sunday, July 14, 2024, and reviewed on a rolling basis. Interviews with selected candidates scheduled between mid-July and the end of August.

What You Will Do

Participants in the Early Careers Programme will work within specific functional areas, gaining hands-on experience and contributing to impactful projects. You will collaborate with experienced professionals and develop a diverse skill set that can accelerate your career. Functional areas include:

  • Community and stakeholder management
  • Project, content, and policy management
  • Marketing and communications
  • Data and analytics
  • Technology innovation and digital success
  • Events programming and management

Additionally, you can apply and develop these skills within thematic areas such as Forum Centres, industry and private sector engagement, and organizational enablement.

What You Will Bring

  • Mission-Driven: Motivated by the organization’s mission and committed to improving the state of the world.
  • Problem-Solving: Ability to critically evaluate information, identify patterns, and develop insights.
  • Communication: Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Adaptability and Resilience: Willingness to embrace change and adjust to new environments.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration: Ability to work cooperatively in diverse teams.
  • Project Management: Strong organizational skills and a solutions-driven approach.

Why Work at the Forum

The World Economic Forum believes in progress through collaboration and collective action. Join us and become a driver for positive change!

Apply now and embark on a journey to shape the future of global development.