Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. The OECD provides a forum in which governments can work together to share experiences and seek solutions to common problems. OECD uses its wealth of information on a broad range of topics to help governments foster prosperity and fight poverty through economic growth and financial stability. The OECD helps ensure that the environmental implications of economic and social development are taken into account.

Working for the OECD

The OECD Secretariat in Paris is made up of some 2'500 staff. Most staff members are based in Paris but some work at OECD centres in other countries.

Sought profiles

The OECD seeks to recruit talented individuals with higher academic qualifications, professional credentials and a successful record of demonstrated performance and results. Candidates must be nationals of an OECD member country and under 65 years of age.

Regularly sought profiles : economists and policy analysts (both 3-10 years' relevant professional experience), administrative officers, translators and interpreters, lawyers, managers, secretaries, statistical, technical and operational support.

Opportunities for students and junior professionals

OECD Young Professionals Programme

The ideal candidates have:

  • An advanced academic degree in a subject of relevance to the work of the OECD.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills demonstrated by academic achievement.
  • Knowledge of country policies and institutions and an understanding of political and reform processes.
  • An excellent written and oral command of one of the two official languages of the OECD (English and French) and working knowledge of, or willingness to learn, the other. Knowledge of other languages is an asset.
  • Good alignment with OECD core competencies.
  • Candidates with a master's degree(s) should have a minimum of two years' full -time professional experience in related fields.

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Junior Professional Officers (JPOJunior Professional Officer )

The OECD welcomes Junior Professional Officers (JPO) who are sponsored by their respective governments.
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The OECD offers internships of up to six months for highly qualified students.
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Portraits of employees

Meet the Young Professionals

Paris, France

Fields of activity
Economic development cooperation

Countries of operation
The OECD has 34 member states and has offices in Berlin, Mexico, Tokyo and Washington

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