The Swiss Junior Professional Officer (JPO) Programme – Facts and Figures

What is a Junior Professional Officer (JPO) assignment like, and what are the career opportunities afterwards?

14 Dezember 2022

At a glance

  • The Swiss government annually funds approximately 20 Junior Professional Officer (JPO) positions in various multilateral organisations (United Nations and multilateral development banks).
  • JPOs have a master's degree and a minimum of three years of professional experience. They serve the UN and development banks for two to five years.
  • JPO assignments are one of the best springboards for a long-term career in multilateral organisations.

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The Swiss Junior Professional Officer (JPO) Programme