Are you a young economist looking for hands-on experience with a variety of IMF projects as well as an opportunity 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.
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, balance of payments, debts, and other relevant issues.
Criteria for Eligibility
You must meet the following criteria to be considered 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 field of study.
- A national of one of the member countries 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.
How to Apply for IMF Economist Program
If you are interested and qualified for the program, you can visit the official website of IMF Economist Program for more information and submission of application.