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World Economic Forum: Master's Program in Global Leadership

For a certain type of person, this is definitely a dream job:

The World Economic Forum is selecting 30 exceptionally talented individuals to join its organization on a three-year Master’s Programme in Global Leadership.

The 2006 class will start next September. As a Global Leadership Fellow, you are fully integrated in the World Economic Forum and benefit from an intensive work and learning experience intended to develop and train future leaders of global enterprises and international organizations.

The Global Leadership Programme is designed by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with its worldwide network of distinguished experts and leaders.

Upon successful completion of the programme, you will receive a Master’s in Global Leadership and will be provided assistance in identifying career opportunities at, but not limited to, the World Economic Forum and its Member companies.

We expect you to exhibit demonstrated leadership capabilities, excellence in a particular field or discipline, and proven interest in global affairs.

 You possess a broad intellectual background with a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in science/engineering/economics/business/public policy/public administration.

You have minimum 3 years of professional experience, 2 of which are in business.

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Additional public sector or NGO experience is appreciated.

You are fluent in English and at least in one other language. You are committed to the mission of the World Economic Forum.

 Please apply through and provide us with a cover letter, your curriculum vitae, three references and an 800-word personal essay on what you would like to achieve in your life.

Please note that the application deadline is 15 February 2006.

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