World Intellectual Property Organization

How to Apply

All applications for employment opportunities at WIPO must now be made via the WIPO's e-Recruitment system.

WIPO's e-Recruitment system offers the following advantages for applicants:

  • On-line system for submitting applications
  • Create a personal account for future visits
  • Return to view or update personal information at any time
  • Ability to apply to multiple vacancy notices
  • Upload additional information (i.e. cover letter, CV, photo, publications and other relevant documents)
  • Monitor the status of already submitted applications
  • Receive automated e-mail correspondence regarding the selection process

Online Application Procedures

Any individual interested in Professional and Higher Categories, General Service or Internship Opportunities at WIPO should submit his/her application through the WIPO's e-Recruitment system and follow the below procedures:

  • View WIPO’s current list of vacancy notices
  • Select the vacancy notice for which you would like to apply
  • If you are a first time applicant, you will be required to create a new personal account
  • All registered applicants must log in as Returning Applicants and complete the mandatory details in the personal history sections
  • After the personal history sections are completed, applicants will be able to apply to a specific vacancy
  • All applications must be submitted before the vacancy notice closing deadline 
  • Applications will be acknowledged automatically. Applicants will be informed throughout the recruitment process
  • All inquiries regarding the online application process should be addressed to

WIPO's e-Recruitment system - Step by Step Guide for External Applicants 

Offline Applications

WIPO does not encourage offline or unsolicited applications.



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