IsDB Young Professionals Program 2024
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IsDB Young Professionals Program 2024

Country: Saudi Arabia and 56 member countries

Duration: 24 Months

Funding: Fully paid


Are you a graduate student and want to earn some experience ? so this 2 year program is design for you. The Young Professionals Program (YPP) is an entry level talent development program that equips you with the knowledge, skills, and network for a fulfilling career in international development. You’ll be part of a global network of IsDB professionals who are helping to promote sustainable development in our 57-Member Countries & in Muslim communities in non-Member Countries.

When you join the IsDB YPP program, you’ll be joining a unique career development experience that will stretch you to fulfill the IsDB mission of empowering people for a sustainable future. More importantly, you’ll witness the impact of your work on the ground whilst growing personally and professionally with other like-minded professionals. Within your first months at the Bank, you’ll be involved in real development projects, driving innovation, establishing partnerships. and leveraging Islamic Finance instruments to deliver value to our stakeholders.

Carrier Development Opportunities:

IsDB is committed to developing Young Professionals to their highest potential when they join the Bank. The following are some of the YPP career development opportunities:

1.Professional Experience:

When you join the IsDB you’ll be involved in professional-level work from your first assignment making real contribution to the IsDB.

2.Field Rotation:

All YPs are expected to complete at least one rotation at one of IsDB Regional Hubs and Offices developing a deeper connection with our beneficiaries.


YPs will be expected to travel on missions to Member Countries for various assignments. This leads to exponential learning and personal growth.


A robust 2-year training curriculum is put in place for all YPs for both technical and Behavioral training. Some trainings are accredited by top Professional Institutions.

5. Coaching and Mentoring:

YPs will be assigned career advisors to help them navigate their careers within IsDB. Moreover, each YP’s cohort will be part of a group coaching experience to fast-track their development.

Eligibility Criteria :

In ordere to be eligible for IsDB Young Professionals program 2024 you have to fulfill the below criteria:

  • Hold a minimum Master’s degree in any discipline that is relevant to the Bank from a highly reputed University. Candidates who are pursuing a Master’s degree are eligible to apply if the degree will be awarded before the start date of the YPP Program. Master’s degree obtained less than 4 years from the application deadline.
  • Be a citizen of a member-country of the IsDB (however. up to 25% of selected candidates from each cohort can be from Muslim communities in non-Member Countries).
  •  Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Good command over one the Bank’s other operating languages (Arabic or French) will be viewed favorably.
  • 32 years or younger by the deadline of the application.
  • Be willing to live in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) and travel to undertake country assignments as per business requirements (including rotation to an IsDB Regional Hub).
  • Display a commitment and passion for IsDB mission and its model of development.

Fields of Fellowship:

If you belong to one of the below fields of study than you can apply for this fellowship:

  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Data Science/ Artificial Intelligence
  • Climate Change
  • Agriculture Economics/Engineering
  • Islamic Finance
  • Transportation
  • Urban Planning
  • International Development/ Development Evaluation
  • Youth and Gender Studies
  • Economics
  • PPP, Investment & Fund Management
  • Education
  • Public Health Management

Application Procedure Phase wise:

Phase 1Ensure you meet our minimum eligibility criteria
Phase 2Complete application form
Phase 3Complete additional assessments
Phase 4Attend YPP Assessment & Interviews at IsDB HQ
Phase 5Sign the YPP contract and get ready to join us!
Phase wise application


>Internationally Competitive Tax Free Salary

>Group Personal Accident Insurance

>Education Grants For Kids

>Annual Tickets To/From the home Country

>Medical Coverage for the staff and dependents (including parents)


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