International Monetary Fund (IMF) Internship Program 2019 [Fully Funded to Washington, D.C. USA]

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is now accepting applications from PhD and Master’s degree students for its 2019 paid internship program at IMF headquarters in Washington D.C. The deadline for submission of applications for the IMF Internship program is 6th January, 2019.

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Internship Program


The Fund Internship Program (FIP) provides an opportunity for Doctoral students to gain an insider experience of the integrated, member country focused, mandate and work of the IMF. Interns are assigned cutting-edge research in macroeconomics or a related field (the exception being an internship in the IMF’s Legal Department), supervised by an IMF colleague.

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Internship Program Eligibility.

To be eligible for the internship, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • PhD students
    • Must be within one to two years of completing a Ph.D in macroeconomics or a related field and be in student status (i.e. must be returning to university after the internship). Typically, internships are sought by those who are interested in the IMF’s Economist Program following graduation from the Ph.D
    • Be below the age of 32 at the commencement of the internship
    • Have an excellent command of English, written and oral
    • Possess strong analytical, quantitative and computer skills
  • Master’s degree students
    • Must be in student status at the time of application (not yet graduated)
    • Be below the age of 28 at the commencement of the internship
    • Have an excellent command of English, written and oral
    • Possess strong analytical, quantitative and computer skills

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Internship Program Benefits.

IMF interns receive:

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

How to Apply for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Internship Program.

  • If you are a Ph.D or Master’s student in macroeconomics click here to enter the IMF’s job application system, then enter 1800920 into the field titled “Job Number”.
  • For the Legal Department Internship: candidates must be within one or two years of completing an LLM, J.D, or equivalent advanced degree in law and below the age of 32. To apply for this internship, click here to enter the IMF’s job application system, then enter 1800904 into the field titled “Job Number”.

Official Link

Apply Before: January 6, 2019.


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