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Application requirements

Before applying to positions at the OECD please check that you meet the following criteria:

  • You are a national of an OECD member country *
  • You are less than 65 years of age
  • You are fluent in one of the two OECD official languages (English and French) with a knowledge of or willingness to learn the other

* There are specific exemptions to this rule, which may be referred to in the job description. Please refer to Regulation 6 in the OECD Staff Regulations for more information.

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The OECD is looking for talent across a wide range of expertise and functions.

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Recruitment process

Official Positions

Recruitment process Officials

Following the interview assessment, candidates who have not been selected but have been recognised to have relevant competencies may be considered within the next two years for comparable job openings that fit their profile. In such cases, the candidates will be contacted directly.

Official recruitment process generally take between 4 and 6 months.


Internships and Temporary Positions

Recruitment process interns

Learn more about the OECD Internship Programme.

Advice for applicants

The OECD is a knowledge-based organisation, and the people are vital to the Organisation’s ability to deliver on its mission and work programme. Through the recruitment process we want better understand your background, experiences and skills and fit for the position and organisation.

During your interview, you will be asked a mix of technical questions pertaining to the position, as well as competency questions based on those referred to in the job description and according to the level of the position. Please refer to the OECD Core Competency Framework for more information on each of the core competencies by job level.

How to prepare for the written assessment, video interview, and panel interview:

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For queries, please contact us and indicate the job number in the subject of your e-mail.

You will receive an e-mail notification on any change in the status of your application for specific vacancies. Given the volume of applications received, we are not able to provide feedback on your application.

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Confidentiality and data protection are ensured during OECD recruitment processes. Please note that only hiring managers for respective recruitment procedures and HR representatives have access to your personal data. For further information concerning data protection issues please read more here.