Projects Officer- ITD (Internship)

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    2 months ago
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    Information and Communication Technology
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IMF Internship – Information Technology


Would you like to acquire cutting-edge work experience in IT of a prestigious, international financial institution?


Are you currently enrolled in a Masters degree in information technology or a related field?


The IT Department (ITD) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is offering multiple internship opportunities that may be the right fit for you!


Information Technology Department (ITD)- Driving Transformative Solutions


​​​About ITD: ITD provides high quality, value for money IT services and leadership in the application technology towards the mission of the Fund. Our priorities are to ensure that critical IT systems, operations, and infrastructure perform at target levels; strengthen security of IT systems and information assets; maintain close alignment of IT initiatives with business priorities; deliver services at a high value-for-money while also maintaining high satisfaction with service delivery; and ensure that capital projects deliver intended business outcomes.





IT internship is designed to complement development-oriented studies with practical experience in areas, application development, digital advisory, enterprise architecture and automation, project and vendor management, data, and economics etc.


Internships will be in-person located at the IMF headquarters in Washington DC. Interns work under the supervision of an experienced ITD staff member. Projects and assignments vary and are dependent on ITD’s work program.


Some examples of internship projects:

  • Facilitate change management, communications, governance, research, and coordination working with ITD management.
  • Application Portfolio Management (APM).
  • Perform research and development of AI solutions, technologies, and services relevant to business and IMF member countries.
  • Provide assistance in drafting operational processes in alignment with the ServiceNow Platform optimizations and assist with administration work in tracking and coordinating the remediation activities on user and group permissions.
  • Harness the capabilities of generative AI to analyze, summarize, and identify trends in the Article IV consultation documents provided by the IMF. These documents offer comprehensive economic analyses and policy advice for each member country, making them invaluable resources for understanding global economic trends, challenges, and recommendations.




To compete for an IT internship, at a minimum you must:

  • Be enrolled in a Master’s degree program in a relevant field, such as information technology (computer science, information systems management), data science, or business administration.
  • Be in student status at the time of the internship. Only those students who will return to school upon completion of their internship assignments would be considered.
  • Be in good academic standing.
  • Have an excellent command of English (both written and oral).
  • Show an interest in, and aptitude for working in a multicultural environment.


Duration of internship

  • Internship assignments are up to 3 months.


Compensation and Benefits

  • competitive salary.
  • round-trip economy class air travel to Washington, D.C. from their duty station (university).
  • short-term visa may be provided for non-US and non-resident eligible candidates.
  • short-term medical insurance coverage per the eligibility guidelines


To be considered, your application must be submitted via Workday and include:

  • Fully completed application form.
  • Responses to all questions.
  • A personal CV/Resume, as an attachment.
  • A recent transcript for the university program in which you are currently registered (showing your current status and recent grades).


Selection Process:


After submitting your application, you will receive a system-generated acknowledgement. Only candidates who are identified for further consideration will be contacted for next steps. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Interns are selected on a competitive basis. Candidates are short-listed based on their qualifications, their field of specialization, their academic performance record, and their interest. The selection decision, based on how well the candidate’s studies align with the department’s work, is made by the hiring managers.


IMF Internship does not guarantee further employment with the IMF upon completion of the internship or graduation.


The IMF is committed to achieving a diverse staff, including gender, nationality, culture and educational background. Qualified candidates across Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa and East and Southeast Asia are encouraged to apply. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.



ITDAI Information Technology Department Immediate Office

Hiring For:

A09, A10

The IMF is committed to achieving a diverse staff, including age, creed, culture, disability, educational background, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, nationality, race, religion and beliefs, and sexual orientation. We welcome requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities during the selection process.

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