WIPO Young Experts Program 2022

WIPO Young Experts Program 2022 for emerging Intellectual Property leaders (Funded to Geneva, Switzerland plus 5,000 CHF monthly stipend)

WIPO’s Young Experts Program is a brand new initiative, aimed at forging the next generation of intellectual property leaders.  The two-year program hosted at WIPO is designed to expose young people with high potential, particularly from developing and least developed countries, as well as countries in transition, to the technical and policy aspects of IP.  The program aims to gear them up for leadership positions within the innovation and creative ecosystems of their home countries and regions. 

YEP selectees will enjoy a wide-ranging and cohesive WIPO working experience, focused on on-the-job learning trough a rotational system for exposure to different sectors, focus areas and colleagues. The YEP will also include a structured program of mentoring for each Young Expert as well as regular networking opportunities with top and senior leadership at WIPO. 

Young Experts Program's Requirements
Maximum 35 years of age at the time of application
Available for 24 months for 2022-2023
University degree
Minimum 2 years of relevant experience
Strong analytical, research, and organizational skills
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent written and spoken English
In addition, preferred requirements are as follows:

Knowledge / experience in the areas of IP, innovation or creativity
Knowledge of other UN languages
- Young Experts will receive a monthly stipend of 5,000 CHF. 
- WIPO provides medical and accident insurance coverage during the course of the program. 
- Contribution toward travel expenses will be provided. If necessary, WIPO may provide assistance in obtaining an entry visa to Switzerland.

Application Deadline: November 19th, 2021 Application link: https://bit.ly/301RNUy

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