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World Economic Forum Early Careers Programme, Fall 2024 Cohort: Apply Now for Exciting Opportunities in Geneva, Mumbai, and Beijing

World Economic Forum Early Careers Programme, Fall 2024 Cohort: Apply Now for Exciting Opportunities in Geneva, Mumbai, and Beijing

Locations: Geneva, Mumbai, Beijing
Time Type: Full-time
Posted on: Posted Yesterday
Job Requisition ID: R3107
Duration: 6 months based in Geneva, Mumbai, or Beijing

Please note that work authorization support is available for Geneva-based roles only.

At the World Economic Forum, our mission is to improve the state of the world by engaging political, business, and societal leaders to foster collaboration on global issues. With a global team spanning over 800 employees from more than 80 nationalities across six offices, we offer a unique opportunity to influence systemic change, build communities of action, and expand your worldview.

Programme Overview

The Early Careers Programme is designed to integrate early career talents into our community, providing an immersive experience at the Forum. Participants will contribute fresh perspectives, gain practical experience, and work on impactful projects. This programme is ideal for recent bachelor’s and master’s graduates with 1-2 years of professional experience.

Conditions and Benefits

  • Duration: Full-time employment contract for 6 months at a World Economic Forum office in Geneva, Mumbai, or Beijing
  • Start Dates: Between October 1 and October 31, 2024
  • Compensation: Monthly gross compensation of CHF 4500 (including salary and medical allowance) / INR 91600 (salary) / CNY 12500 (salary)

How to Apply

To apply, please review the opportunity below and click the “Apply” link to submit your resume and responses to application questions. Indicate your preferred functional and thematic areas.

Applications are accepted until Sunday, July 14, and reviewed on a rolling basis. Interviews will be scheduled between mid-July and the end of August.

What You Will Do

As a participant in the Early Careers Programme, you will work within specific functional areas, gaining hands-on experience and contributing to impactful projects. You will collaborate with experienced professionals, developing a diverse skill set to accelerate your career.

Functional Areas

  • Community and Stakeholder Management
  • Project, Content, and Policy Management
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Data and Analytics
  • Technology Innovation and Digital Strategy
  • Events Programming and Management

Thematic Areas

Apply and develop functional skills within thematic areas such as:

  • Forum Centres
  • Industry and Private Sector Engagement
  • Business Development and Account Management
  • Organizational Enablement (Finance, IT, People & Culture, Public Affairs, etc.)

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 analyze information, identify patterns, and develop insights to support decision-making.
  • Communication: Strong verbal and written communication skills to collaborate effectively with teams and stakeholders.
  • Adaptability and Resilience: Willingness to embrace change and adapt to new environments and technologies.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration: Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively in diverse teams.
  • Project Management: Strong organizational skills to plan, execute, and oversee projects effectively.

Why Work at the Forum

Join us at the World Economic Forum and be part of a global movement to drive positive change. Together, we can shape agendas, foster cooperation, and drive collective action towards a more inclusive and sustainable world.

Apply Now to embark on this transformative journey with us.