Author Archives: The Peacekeeper

Roundabout routes to a UN career

The direct routes to a career with the UN are fairly well known, but anyone interested should also give some thought to the indirect routes. I was living and working in Brussels for a few years when I decided I’d ...

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What is the UN Young Professionals Programme Exam?

When you submit an application to the UN for a job via the Young Professionals Programme, the screening process includes several preliminary steps before you can take the written and oral examinations for the position. First, your eligibility has to ...

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How To Become A Junior Professional Officer (JPO) For The United Nations

The United Nations recruits Junior Professional Officers (JPOs) through agreements it holds with individual Donor countries and the UN. This program targets young professionals with an advanced university degree and who have at least two years of professional working experience. ...

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