About young professionals programme

Our young professionals programme offers a challenging fast-track career path to young people want to become Bangladesh’s next generation of leaders. We nurture young leaders through a robust process combining on the ground experience and professional development.


Fast-track career

Fast-track career

Our programme is designed to give you an accelerated, all-access career track in the world’s number one ranked NGO. After the successful completion of the one-year programme, you will be deployed in the department that is best suited for you.

360 degree learning

360 degree learning

Our programme consists of 12 months of hands-on field experience touching all areas of our work to build a strong practical knowledge base.



Your mentors are members of BRAC’s senior management, who will give you their time and expertise to guide you during the course of the programme.

Adapting to challenges

Adapting to challenges

You will be placed in important and challenging roles that will require constant adapting to working with diverse groups of people and culture.

Selection Process

Eligibility criteria

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in any discipline (Master’s degree will be an added advantage) with CGPA of 3.00 (on scale of 4) or first division/class and a minimum GPA of 3.5 (on scale of 5) or first division/class in both SSC and HSC or equivalent examinations.

  • Age maximum 30 years


Screening phase



Written exam

18 March, 2017

10.00am to 11.00am

Preliminary interview

19 March, 2017

10.00am to 1.00pm

Assessment centre

9 April, 2017


Field exposure anywhere in the country which will give candidates the opportunity to learn about BRAC’s activities.

(Accommodation will be provided by BRAC)

25 April to 28 April 2017


Presentation and final interview



Date and time of each phase are to be declared (TBD) upon selection of candidates for Written exam.


Expected qualities of a young professional

Join the world's biggest family

If you have the potential to be a development leader and possess the mentioned apply now through careers.brac.net or bdjobs.com or send your CV to resume@brac.net for Young Professionals Programme (YPP).


Meet our young professionals

BRAC’s young professionals programme was a great opportunity to build my professional foundation for a rewarding career in sustainable development. The most exciting part of working here is the joy of doing something meaningful in a ‘learning while doing’ environment.

Mohammed Yeasin
Manager | Fisheries Enterprise

Meet our young professionals

The programme places young graduates in important and challenging roles, at times stretching a person’s capacity, and that’s where lies its uniqueness. It came with immense support from BRAC’s senior management and included trainings both home and abroad, which is truly rare in Bangladesh.

Amit K. Sarker
Senior Manager | Microfinance | BRAC

Meet our young professionals

The young professionals programme offers a nursing ground for exploring the true potential of every candidate. After the one-year training, which was filled with exposure visits, soft skill courses and challenging field deployments, I can still remember the precious day when I stepped into fast track career to a managerial position and started my career at BRAC Finance and Accounts department. The spirit of the programme inspires me to achieve my goal of becoming a successful professional and an effective leader.

Bubul Aynun
Manager | Budget | Finance & Accounts | BRAC

Meet our young professionals

I joined BRAC’s social innovation lab as a young professional back in 2012. The young professionals programme is the best thing that happened to my career. It not only broadened my horizon of knowledge about development but also introduced me to the reality of people living in poverty, their needs and designing solutions to address those needs. The programme shaped me as a leader and opened many doors of opportunities for my future.

Tanjilut Tasnuba
Team Leader & In-charge (Acting) | Social Innovation Lab | BRAC

Meet our young professionals

The young professionals programme gave me a learning space to develop myself. It is a time full of learning and inspiration, and nurtures values and high potential. It showed me a different angle to viewing social problems and most importantly, it gave me a chance to work towards solving problems and make the world a better place.

Joydeep Sinha Roy
Senior Manager |Skills Development Programme | BRAC

Meet our young professionals

I am proud to be associated with the young professional programme. It bridges the gaps between the knowledge and practice in the development field. I found it to be deeply engaging and in the end, it helped me go forward in my career.

Mst. Selina Akhter
Manager | Targeting the Ultra Poor Programme | BRAC

Meet our young professionals

The rigorous leadership and management development training helped me evolve as an assured manager in BRAC’s education programme. I got a true sense of community while working in the field and realised BRAC’s scale to creating positive change.

Zakia Sharmin
Manager | Quality Assurance| Shishu Niketon | Education Programme | BRAC

Meet our young professionals

My journey in BRAC from a young professional and then as a researcher has been exceptional. The year-long training helped me understand the realities of my own country that I had been sheltered from for most of my life. It also enabled me to understand my strengths. The experience contributed to securing my position as an Ausaid Scholar. Today I am an acknowledged researcher with published peer-reviewed journals, BRAC monographs and working papers and the owner of a successful startup name Alkanada that promotes local handlooms.

Rehnuma Rahman
Senior Research Associate | Research and Evaluation |BRAC

Meet our young professionals

The programme gave me a unique opportunity to gain exposure to professional experience and training in multicultural contexts. Not only did I learn who I am but also who I could be.

Malik Asif Russd
Programme Manager | Microfinance | BRAC Uganda

Meet our young professionals

The young professionals programme is, without a doubt, a wonderful opportunity to learn, explore and reinvent oneself. Your batchmates will be full of passion and positive energy. No matter what situation you find yourself in as a young professional, take everything as a learning experience and let it guide you towards an enriching career.

Md Sazaduzzaman
General Manager | Microfinance | BRAC Myanmar



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