Application Process


We encourage all candidates to apply for an open position online at

The candidates should apply for a specific position marked as “Global Leadership Fellow” in the “Job Category”.

The applicants CVs are reviewed, screened and selected for shortlisting. If the candidates are shortlisted, 1-2 Skype interview(s) are conducted with the Forum’s Talent Acquisition department and the hiring manager.

Candidates who are shortlisted after the Skype interview will have another round of in-person interviews at The World Economic Forum.

Prior to the in-person interviews, candidates will have to complete online and written assessments before and during the interview day.

In-person interviews are conducted with the hiring manager, the Dean of the Global Leadership Fellows Programme, the Head of talent acquisition and other interviewers selected by the hiring manager. In addition the candidate will have a lunch with Global Leadership Fellows. 

For more information about applying, visit our FAQs page.