International Monetary Fund Economist Program
Are you a young economist looking for hands-on experience with a variety of IMF projects as well as a chance to put your research and analytical talents to use?
Then the Economist Program of the International Monetary Fund is for you.
The Economist Program provides a unique basis for a thought-provoking and gratifying career as an economist by providing participants with a well-rounded knowledge of the IMF’s activities.
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What is International Monetary Fund Economist Program?
The program is aimed at young economists who want to make an impact on the global stage and who can contribute cutting-edge economic thinking and multidisciplinary approaches to issues such as global monetary cooperation, financial stability, international trade, job creation, sustainable economic growth, and poverty reduction.
Candidates will rotate between two departmental assignments throughout the course of the three-year program, joining economic teams focusing on regional and country-specific surveillance, as well as fiscal, monetary, the balance of payments, debts, and other relevant problems.
You must satisfy the following requirements to be eligible for the International Monetary Fund Economist Program:
- You must be a recent PhD graduate or within a year of finishing your PhD in a related area of study.
- A citizen of one of the member nations of the International Monetary Fund.
- When you join the IMF EP program, you must be under the age of 34.
- Demonstrate strong problem-solving abilities.
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How to Apply for International Monetary Fund Economist Program?
Interested candidates may apply for the International Monetary Fund Economist Program online at the IMF Career Site.
Candidates who have been shortlisted for interviews will be interviewed between now and January, with offers being given in early February.
Applicants should be aware that the selection process is divided into many phases that may run concurrently.
The following stages are included:
- Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a preliminary interview that will last 30-40 minutes.
- You may be required to provide your most recent university transcript from your Ph.D. program, offer three references, and submit a research article or one or two chapters of your dissertation during the preliminary interview.
- Successful applicants will be invited to participate in a 60-minute virtual panel interview and a 40-minute online psychometric testing.
- Successful candidates will get offers in February.
The application deadline is not yet specified.
For more information, kindly visit the official scholarship website