German Junior Professional Program

JPO Programme for German Nationals

 Tuesday 4th of June

4 pm to 6 pm (CEST) | ONLINE

Are you an ambitious young German professional? Then join the JPO Programme and supercharge your career!

We are excited to announce this latest edition of the JPO Programme for the German Nationals career fair on June 4th from 4 pm to 6 pm CEST. The Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen (BFIO) has once again partnered with Global Careers Fair, the unrivalled organiser of online recruitment events for the International Public Sector, to present a must-attend information event dedicated to the JPO Programme.

If you crave a career that will broaden your horizons and empower you to make a meaningful impact, look no further! The Junior Professional Officer (JPO) Programme is your gateway to a promising future where your skills will shine. You can learn more about BFIO’s JPO Programme here.

This FREE virtual event provides a platform for direct engagement between candidates and BFIO.
 Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in one-on-one conversations with recruiters from BFIO, effortlessly exploring a multitude of career prospects from the convenience of their homes, offices, smartphones, or tablets.

Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to discover the path that will propel your career to new heights – Register Below!

Candidate Registration

JPO Programme for German Nationals

Tuesday 4th of June

4 pm to 6 pm (CET) | ONLINE

The German Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen (BFIO) is looking to recruit young German professionals for its JPO programme.

Why you can’t afford to miss this event:

  • Live webinar tailored for German nationals: Attend our live session to learn about BIOF’s JPO Programme and where you can find your next career stepping stone directly from their representatives.
  • Chat with recruiters 1-on-1: Initiate 1-on-1 conversations with BIFO staff members to discuss the JPO Programme, requirements, application process and more from the convenience of your office, home, or while on the move (mobile-friendly platform).
  • Take action from the event: The event will secure you career guidance and advice on how to prepare yourself for the JPO programme application process. This will enable you to take action immediately after the event.

Requirements to join the event:

  • Be a German national.
  • Have a post-graduate qualification in one of the following areas: Political and Social Sciences, Economics and Law, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, or Natural and Engineering Sciences.
  • Have between 2 to 4 years of work experience from the date of your first degree.
  • Have a high level of English (good command of another UN language is desirable) and a cosmopolitan mindset.

Please note that you can still participate in the event if you have a Bachelor’s Degree in order to discover more about the Programme.

Candidate Registration

Hellmut Meinhof heads the Bureau for International Organisations’ Personnel (BFIO), a specialised service provider to the German Government in the field of searching, selecting, and consulting of executives and junior executives for international organisations. With a distinguished career spanning over three decades, he has garnered extensive expertise in both the public and private sectors, shaping his approach to international organisation dynamics and talent development. He studied psychology, theology, and medicine in Heidelberg, Marburg and Bonn and holds a diploma in psychology from RWTH Aachen University. Hellmut‘s professional experience positions him to lead the BFIO, driving initiatives that foster global cooperation and development. His leadership at the BFIO reflects his commitment to nurturing talent for international organisations, ensuring they are equipped with the best resources to address global challenges effectively.


Antonia Eser-Ruperti is an Associate Programme Officer at UNESCO’s Section for Freedom of Expression and Safety of Journalists, where she focuses on the Organization’s projects to support journalists and media resilience in Afghanistan, Ukraine, Sudan, Haiti and other crisis contexts. Prior to joining UNESCO, she was a Programme Officer for Eastern Europe at the Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation for Freedom, with a focus on civil society projects in Ukraine, Russia, Belarus and Turkey. She holds an MSc in Conflict Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Bachelor’s degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Lancaster University.