[Apply Now] ARIPO Young Professionals Programme (YPP) 2023 for Young African Graduates

The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) invites from graduates of its Member States for a two-year Young Professionals Programme (YPP), at the ARIPO Headquarters in Harare, Zimbabwe. The YPP is a well-structured unique on-the-job learning and development programme aimed at grooming and nurturing high-potential young professionals from diverse academic backgrounds in the technical aspects of Intellectual Property (IP), as well as leadership and administrative roles, and
empowering them to contribute to the socio-economic growth and development of Africa.

Organizer: ARIPO
Category: Training
Eligible Country: Africans
Application Closing Date: 10 March 2023

Eligibility Criteria

  • First Degree in Law (LLB), Botany, Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Economics, and Statistics obtained not more than five years prior to the date of application.
  • Planning, and problem-solving skills
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Creativity and innovativeness
  • Strong digital literacy
  • Not more than 28 years of age at the time of application.


  • Monthly stipend of US$2,500; a once-off settling-in grant of an amount equivalent
    to one month’s stipend, on appointment;
  • free travel (to the host country) on appointment and (to home country) on completion of the programme;
  • Medical Aid (80% employer and 20% participant); annual leave, sick leave and compassionate leave;
  • Group Life, Funeral and Accident Cover; a once-off repatriation grant of an amount equivalent of one month’s stipend on completion of the programme.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must read the full details about the program before proceeding to the application page. Check the official announcement page for more details about the application process.

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