International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Recruitment Programs
Economist Program (EP)
The Economist Program (EP) is the "point of entry" for talented young professionals
seeking an exciting career soon after completion of their graduate studies. Participants
work closely with experienced members of the staff and are given considerable responsibility
in carrying out operations-related analysis and research. In conjunction with their
duties, participants normally take part in the IMF missions and normally take training
courses on IMF policies and operations, software applications, written and oral
communications, and may receive language instruction, all of which enrich their
Educational Requirements and Qualifications
In order to be considered for the Economist Program, a candidate should:
- The IMF is particularly interested in recent Ph.D. graduates, or students who will shortly be completing their program, whose degree is either in
(i) economics with a research focus in international finance, or
(ii) finance with a solid understanding of macroeconomics.
- be below the age of 34 when he/she joins the staff;
- possess a superior academic record;
- have a good command of English (both written and oral);
- demonstrate strong quantitative and computer skills;
Next Economist Program Intake is September 2011
More details on the program are found on the following link:
The Research Assistant Program (RAP) is intended for recently graduated BA students from leading universities with superior academic records who would like to gain useful work experience before pursuing further studies or moving on to other employment opportunities. RAP participants mainly support the operational and policy work of Fund economists.
- Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in economics, computer science, statistics, math, or business administration is required
- Candidates should have at least a 3.5 GPA (cumulative) in both their principal field of study and in their overall program.
- Final academic transcripts must be submitted prior to appointment.
Appointments are limited to two years and the Program participants are expected to leave the Fund at the end of the two year period.More details on the program are found on the following link:http://www.imf.org/external/np/adm/rec/job/rap.htm
Candidates interested in applying to the above programs should send their CVs to: