PIF Graduate Development Program - GDP
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Graduate Development Program (GDP)

The PIF Graduate Development Program (GDP) is a highly selective initiative aimed at Saudi nationals. It offers recent graduates an opportunity to excel in their careers through leadership training and professional growth.

What value does the program offer?
What Value Does The Program Offer?

PIF Graduate Development Program (GDP)

The GDP is run annually by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) in partnership with elite universities and world-class training institutes ensuring the best guidance and skill enhancement. The graduates are given top-tier professional training for an exceptional start in the workforce.

The Program At A Glance

Established in 2017 with 40 candidates, this year the GDP will prepare 165 fresh graduates to start their professional lives with PIF and its projects and portfolio companies.

The program is crafted to provide graduates with the necessary skills and nurturing talent and prepare them for the competitive employment market equipped to succeed. To take the first step on their personal and professional development journey and develop capability in key economic sectors in line with Vision 2030 objectives.


Program Learning Journey

The GDP program is a learning experience that will challenge and transform you professionally and personally over 10 months.

The learning experience for recent graduates includes both classroom and on-the-job training, during which you will develop a solid foundation in core skills and knowledge through various learning activities, exercises, and experiences, and work alongside industry leaders and experts in their field, learning how to turn academic knowledge into the best industry practice that will build the blocks you'll need for your future career.

Program Learning Journey

What We Offer

The program provides recent graduates with access to top-tier education providers and challenging workplace training across a variety of fields.

Who We Are Looking For?

Recent Saudi graduates, who are keen to acquire the skills and knowledge to take the first step on their professional journey, should apply.


Eligibility Criteria
  1. Saudi national.
  2. Holds a Bachelor's or Master's in one of the relevant majors (Business Administration, Finance and Accounting, Engineering, Law, Statistics, Risk Management, Applied and Financial Mathematics, Actuarial Science, AI, Data Science, Information Technology, and Cybersecurity).
  3. Fresh graduate (Graduation year from 2022 to 2024).
  4. University GPA not less than 3.75 out of 5 or 2.75 out of 4 or equivalent. 
  5. English Language Proficiency a minimum of 6 IELTS score or 60 in TOEFL (IBT) or 513 in TOEFL (PBT), excluding the graduates of accredited universities in English-speaking countries.


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