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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 for more than 3 years

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 ManagementAdvice

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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    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 for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Unbelievable access to experience and connections

    Cons

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

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    provide better opportunities for younger professionals to advance

    No opinion of CEO
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    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

    Pros

    Balanced worklife
    Competitive pay rate
    Respectful people

    Cons

    Advancement is tough especially when one starts out as an assistant

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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