The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is currently launching its Economist Program, aimed at PhD students looking for opportunities to gain operational experience and further develop their macroeconomic expertise.
If you’re into economics and business, this program might just interest you. Read more about the program details below!
Application deadline: December 11, 2021
Through the International Monetary Fund Economist Program, successful applicants will be able to apply their studies and research to policy work that impacts our 189 member countries and join a team of staff working to address the key global economic challenges.
The EP is a three-year program consisting of two 18-month assignments.
Furthermore, participants will travel to countries where they will be able to work closely with country authorities and carry out operational work related to the IMF’s mission.
Depending on the assignments given to them, EP participants will gain broad experience in regional and country-specific issues, as well as in fiscal, monetary, the balance of payments, debt, or other related issues, and contribute to the International Monetary Fund’s research and policy analysis agenda.
In combination with work assignments, fellows will be able to participate in a range of training and development activities and will be mentored, guided, and supported by seasoned economists, all with a view of ensuring a satisfying and exciting start to their career at the IMF.
For the International Monetary Fund Economist Program, the organization is seeking between 20 and 30 top economists from around the world who have:
Based on the interested party’s application form and supporting paperwork, the IMF will conduct an initial screening. If they fit the first criteria, applicants will then be invited to a phone or video preliminary interview.
Pursuing parties will be invited to a virtual panel interview after a successful preliminary stage (preliminary interview + transcript + references). The preliminary and panel interview stages will take place in December and January, and the two stages may overlap.
In order to start the application process, please head on over to the official International Monetary Fund Economist Program webpage for detailed information on the subject matter.
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