About the Program

  • The PIF Graduate Development Program (GDP) is a world-class development initiative that seeks to attract, and develop top Saudi talents to fit current and future market needs.
  • The GDP is delivered in partnership between the PIF Academy and group of the world’s renowned institutions.
  • The GDP was launched for the first time in 2017, it accepted 40 graduates before expanding to 120 graduates in 2020. This year, the program aims to increase the number of graduates to about 160 graduates.
  • The Graduate Development Program is the cornerstone of the PIF Academy, which established in 2017 as one of the key pillars for PIF objectives 2021-2025, which aims to build human capital capabilities.

Program Details

The duration of the program is 10 months, beginning in September 2021, ending in July 2022, the program combines classroom learning, on-the-job training and regular assessments along different tracks.

Each track is designed to provide trainees with the necessary technical knowledge skillsets to support their future careers.

  • Investment
  • Cyber Security & IT
  • Business Management
  • Finance & Treasury
  • Project Management & Consultancy
  • Public Policy
  • Internal Audit

To be eligible, prospective trainees must be Saudi nationals with a top Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree from Saudi or international universities.

This year, PIF GDP is accepting about 160 graduates from all majors and academic backgrounds.Submission are officially open on April 1st 2021 until May 15th 2021.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply through the link

  • For any other questions that are not addressed in the Program Booklet or the FAQ document please send a clear query with a clear subject to the following email address: GDP@pif.gov.sa
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