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A good job for someone new to the job market, but with no promotion opportunities, it is short term by design.

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Former Employee - Research Assistant in Washington, DC
Former Employee - Research Assistant in Washington, DC

I worked at IMF full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Excellent benefits, international and congenial workforce, excellent research resources.

Cons

A good job for someone new to the job market, but with no promotion opportunities, it is intentionally short term. It can be difficult to access interesting projects, due to the promotion policies for economists and competition for research opportunities and credit. Research assistants are hired on contract, so management does little to keep the assistants stimulated and productive.

Advice to Management

Introduce a mentorship program for research assistants and add incentives for good work such as application processes to join mission work or small bonuses.

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  1. Great place to learn and work

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    Current Employee - Research Officer in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Research Officer in Washington, DC

    I have been working at IMF full-time (More than 3 years)

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Unbelievable access to experience and connections

    Cons

    bureaucracy, HR department appears to act as a hindrance and not a help

    Advice to Management

    provide better opportunities for younger professionals to advance

  2. There is room for improvement

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IMF full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Balanced worklife
    Competitive pay rate
    Respectful people

    Cons

    Advancement is tough especially when one starts out as an assistant

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