IMF Research Assistant Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 24, 2014
Updated Jul 24, 2014
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Research Assistant Interview

Anonymous Employee  in  Washington, DC
Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
Application Details

I interviewed online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at IMF in July 2014.

Interview Details

I applied online and got an email and a call 2 months later. The interview was in DC , with panel composed of the division chief, the deputy division chief and senior hr.
I was asked:
Explain real interest rate and expected inflation rate
Detailed questions on past research projects

Interview Questions
  • not really unexpected/difficult :how do you handle multiple demands / pressure   Answer Question
No Offer
Neutral Experience
Average Interview

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Washington, DC
    Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at IMF in July 2012.

    Interview Details

    The process is quite "dark". The positions are not posted anywhere. I got the interview because a friend worked there and knew somebody in the department, even though I didn't fulfill the requirements.

    Typical DC job hunting.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took a day - interviewed at IMF.

    Interview Details

    Interview was a panel. They asked me how good I am with econometric software. I was getting my PhD while applying, so it was not difficult. They had doubts about whether I will stay for the whole year or not. I already have worked with them earlier, so they did not ask too many skill questions.

    Interview Questions
    • What was the most difficult program you have ever wrote. What will keep you motivated in this job?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Usually no salary negotiation. But I negotiated the start date.
    Accepted Offer
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took a day - interviewed at IMF in October 2008.

    Interview Details

    took a long time for HR to get back to me.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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