Vacancy sponsored by Government of the Republic of Korea

The below vacancies are sponsored by Government of the Republic of Korea.

Requirements for candidates applying to the JPO vacancies funded by the Republic of Korea

1.     Korean citizenship

2.     Proficiency in Korean and English language

3.     Completed university with a master degree, as per the job descriptions

4.     No older than 32 years of age as of 31st December of 2017 (The maximum age limit for those who served in the military will be extended accordingly)

5.     Male applicants should complete the Korean military service or be exempted from it.

All documents should be prepared in English. In addition, Applicants who state their low-income status in the application should submit a certificate of National Basic Livelihood Security Recipients issued in Korean and its unofficial English translation.

1.     P11 or CV to be submitted electronically

2.     A scanned copy of applicant’s Resident Register

3.     A copy of the university degree

4.     A certificate of English language proficiency. Applicants should submit a minimum of iBT TOEFL score of 115 or TEPS score of 900

5.     Only for male applicants: A certificate of Korean Military Service. The maximum age limit for those who served in the military will be extended* in accordance with the Support for Discharged Soldiers Act and the military service law.

* Age limit for male candidates who have completed the service:
– Less than one year will be extended for one year;
– one year above and two years under will be extended for two years;
– two years or more will be extended for three years.

6.     Only for low-income applicants: A scanned copy of applicant’s certificate of National Basic Livelihood Security Recipients issued in Korean and its unofficial English translation

All applicants can apply for a maximum of two JPO positions sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea during the year of application.

Vacancy sponsored by Government of Italy

The deadline for submitting applications to the 2017-2018 round of the JPO Programme is 15 December 2017 at 3 pm (Italian local time).

Applications to the Programme can only be submitted online through the Online Web Application (OWA) of the UN/DESA Office in Rome.
Before starting the application process, please read ALL documents concerning the JPO Programme and its eligibility criteria.

The Italia JPO Programme is open for Italians and for the 2017/2018 edition, a limited number of positions will be assigned to candidates from developing countries. Kindly check the requirements here.

For more information, kindly check the page of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.


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