World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum is a not-for-profit foundation committed to improving the state of the world through public-private cooperation by engaging political, business, academic and other leaders of society in collaborative efforts.

Working for the World Economic Forum

The Forum relies on a team of almost 600 people with more than 55 nationalities.

Sought profiles

People from business, consulting, NGOs, international institutions, academia, research, public administration and diplomacy are regularly sought.

Opportunities for students and junior professionals

The World Economic Forum does not offer internships on a regular basis in Cologny/Geneva. It offers summer internships through the World Economic Forum USA in New York. These positions are posted on the careers section of the website.

The Global Leadership Fellows Programme is a unique three-year leadership development programme. The programme takes a step towards finding the next generation of leaders, not only to address the future of the Forum’s own management and governance, but also that of the world as a whole. The Programme is made up of four learning engines: academic curriculum (~20% of time); on-the-job learning; coaching; access to world leaders. The minimum entry requirements include a master’s degree, a minimum of six years of work experience and strong leadership potential. Candidates are generally between 30-40 years old.
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Cologny/Geneva, Switzerland

Fields of activity
Economic development cooperation, agriculture and food security, economic growth and social inclusion, employment, skills and human capital, environment and resource security, future of the global financial system, future of the Internet, global gender parity, international trade and investment, long-term investing, infrastructure and economic development

Countries of operation

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