IMF Fund Internship Program 2021 for Students Worldwide (Fully-Funded to USA)

Graduate Students worldwide are invited to apply an internship opportunity at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) under the Fund Internship Program (FIP) 2021 to be hosted at the IMF headquarters in Washington, D.C – USA. Approximately 50 students from around the world are recruited for the FIP on a global basis to join us each year.

International Monetary Fund summer interns will gain an insider’s view of the member-country-focused mandate and critical international work of the IMF. You will build professional networks while you apply your research and analytical skills to help us explore questions of real importance to our member countries and to global economic stability.

Company/Organization: International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Program Location: Washington, D.C – USA.

Program Targeted at: Graduate students

Program Duration: 10 – 12 weeks

Slots: 50 interns per year

Subject Eligibility: See eligibility criteria section

Country Eligibility: Worldwide


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IMF Fund Internship Program 2021 | Job Description

You will work closely with an experienced IMF colleague on a current issue or research question of importance to our members. The results of your work may be presented to IMF staff at the end of your internship, and many of our interns have had their work published by the IMF (see official website for sample research topics).

Eligibility Criteria

For the Economic internship, you should have concentrated your studies on monetary and international economics, public finance, financial markets, economics, or a related field. In addition, you should possess strong analytical and quantitative skills and have an excellent command of written and oral English.

Students completing a PhD, you must be:

  • Registered as an active student (i.e. returning to university studies after completing the internship)
  • Below the age of 32 at the start of the internship

Students completing a master’s degree, you must be:

  • Registered as an active student at the time of application (not yet graduated)
  • Below the age of 28 at the commencement of the internship

Candidates applying to the Legal Department Internship, you must be:

  • Within one to two years of completing an LLM, J.D, or equivalent advanced degree in law
  • Below the age of 32 at the commencement of the internship

Program Benefits

The IMF Fund Internship Program is a paid internship program. FIP participants receive:

  • A competitive salary
  • Round-trip restricted economy class air travel from their university to Washington, D.C.
  • Limited medical insurance coverage.


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Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested and eligible candidates for the IMF Fund Internship Program 2021 should apply as follows;

  • Students in macroeconomics or a related field should apply though the  JobLink and, after completing all fields in the form, be sure to enter 1800920 into the field titled, “Job Number.
  • A Law student or a student in a related academic field should apply though the JobLink, and, after completing all fields in the form, be sure to enter 1800904into the field titled, “Job Number.

Application Deadline: February 15th, 2021

Visit the Official Website for Further Details

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