International Monetary Fund Internship Program (FIP) 2021 Application for Young Professionals (Fully funded to Washington D.C)
International Monetary Fund Internship Program (FIP) interns gain an insider’s view of the member-country-focused mandate and critical international work of the IMF.
We recruit for the FIP on a global basis with approxjnimately 50 students from around the world joining us each year at IMF headquarters in Washington, D.C. These paid internships take place between June and October and run for 10 to 12 weeks.
You will work closely with an experienced IMF colleague on a current issue or research question of importance to our members. ( See below for information on internships in the IMF’s Legal Department). 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.
Previous FIP research topics have included:
- A Bottom-Up Approach to Modeling Inflation Dynamics in LAC
- Taking Stock of Digitalization and its implications for Inflation Dynamics and Monetary Policy
- A Review of the Experience with Diversification, Poverty Reduction, and Inequality
- The Role of Prudential Policies in Attenuating the Credit Cycle
- Macro-Financial Performance, PFM, and Corruption Indicators
- The Role of Intangible Assets and Innovation Policy in ASEAN
- What is Behind High Interest Rate Spreads in Africa?
The IMF’s Legal Department also offers internships under this program. In past years, Legal Department projects have included:
- Analysis of the Legal Framework for Capital Controls Under the European Economic Area
- Research on the Insolvency of Non-Bank Financial Institutions
- Research on the Legal Mandate of the IMF In Financial Regulation
- Cross-Country Comparisons of Effectiveness in AML/CFT Efforts
Who Should Apply for IMF Internship
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. If you are currently 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
If you are currently 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
If you are 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.
How to Apply for International Monetary Fund Internship Program (FIP) 2021 Application
Students in macroeconomics or a related field should apply though 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 JobLink, and, after completing all fields in the form, be sure to enter 1800904 into the field titled, “Job Number.”
For more Information: Visit the webpage for International Monetary Fund Internship Program (FIP) 2021