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IT Risk Assurance & Compliance Analyst (Current Employee) –  Washington City, DCSeptember 23, 2017
Unite for Youth's management team will consist of the Board of Directors and the program's executive director. A team of professional program and fundraising managers will be assembled to manage and grow the program.
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Editorial Officer (Former Employee) –  Washington, DCAugust 21, 2017
Great International and professional environment
Do not count your work hours (weekends and night will be spent at the office) - 2 week maternity leave
No micro management
No job security unless you're an economist
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Research Analyst (Current Employee) –  Washington, DCAugust 16, 2017
Great work/life balance, a lot of smart people around, a lot of opportunities to learn and visit training, good benefits, interesting assignments, good environment
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SFO (Regional Portfolio / Relationship Mgr) (Current Employee) –  Washington, DCAugust 10, 2017
An excellent place to work with diverse people from all over the globe.

The benefits of this kind of international interactions are rich. The travel to member countries for official work are equally rich experiences.
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Library Aide (Former Employee) –  Washington, DCAugust 6, 2017
The supervisors didnt have any leadership and give advance notices. they have poor familiar with disablites cultures. They didnt know what to next with disablites people.
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Learned a lot
Volunteer (Former Employee) –  Washington, DCJune 18, 2017
Actually I don't have 'much' to say about this position, because I was a volunteer there. One good thing about it was that you got the chance to meet many famous politician and economics.
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Technical Assistance Project Manager (Former Employee) –  Washington, DCJune 3, 2017
Staff is underpaid and overworked. Staff Assistants do not receive the recognition that they deserve. I believe that the Staff Assistants do most of the work but they are treated like dirt.
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Great place of business
iPad refresh technian (Former Employee) –  Washington, DCMay 18, 2017
Great atmosphere, friendly work environment.
Employees were kind and helpful
Great place to learn your craft and pickup skills that's needed in your career
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Contract IT Work
Helpdesk Analyst (Current Employee) –  Mechanicsburg, PAMay 7, 2017
The company itself isn't bad but I worked on an IT contract that was severely underpaid. You'd think a company that makes as much money as the IMF would be willing to pay more than absolute bare minimum for IT staff.
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Incredibly interesting place to work
Senior Consultant (Current Employee) –  Washington, DCApril 24, 2017
People work very regular hours here, with many opportunities for socializing. I have the opportunity to work with people from all over the world, various cultures and every language imaginable.
Pros
Smart people
Cons
Static position
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Golden Handcuff
Computer Systems Engineer (Former Employee) –  Washington, DCMarch 15, 2017
Worked at the IMF during a high unemployment and job stagnation period in the US. It was an very insulated environment, with a guaranteed employment environment. Benefits were incredible!
Pros
Great spring picnic @ Bretton Woods & Christmas Party
Cons
Managment was more charisma than technical
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Great Policy work
Economist (Current Employee) –  Washington, DCMarch 1, 2017
A lot of policy work with different country authorities. Variation of assignments across fiscal, external, financial and real sectors.
Interesting discussions but over-censorship in reports.
Pros
Good Travel, Variation in Assignments
Cons
Difficult to advance, static culture
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administrative assistant position
Staff Assistant (Former Employee) –  Washington, DCFebruary 11, 2017
This was an office job on temporary assignment. I was lucky in lasted for four years but it was a pain not knowing the future of your employment each day. Because I wasn't a permanent employed I was not valued or didn't feel like a part of the team. Nonetheless, I enjoyed the scanning project and filing that I did at this company
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Good Place to work
SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR (LINUX/SPLUNK) (Current Employee) –  Washington, DCFebruary 2, 2017
IMF was a good experience for me, I've learned plenty, there is room for advancement. Although the job atmosphere could be a little bit better. Besides that i liked it a lot , people in my team loved to share knowledge on and off site.
Pros
knowledge sharing, collabs, great energy
Cons
lack professionalism at times, No free parking
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Research Analyst (Former Employee) –  Washington, DCFebruary 2, 2017
relaxing working culture and you can always learn new things in such a small company. You will become an expert in climate sector.
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You're screwed if you are not on an open ended contract
Senior Technical Assistance Officer (Former Employee) –  Washington, DCJanuary 5, 2017
Pros
Amazing number of vacation days
Pension benefits (if you can stomach being there that long)
Cons
Horrible management
Very insular
"You're here to do what I say, not to think"
Boring and hard to advance if you do not have a PHD...You are not part of the mainstream if you are not a economist
Bureaucratic, inefficient, slow, very few opportunities for advancement, staff unmotivated.
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productive atmosphere for interns
Externship program 2016 annual meetings (Current Employee) –  Washington, DCSeptember 19, 2016
- Coordinate with coworkers to fulfill assignments during preparation for the annual meeting 2016.
- Social media campaign focused on DMV area universities emphasis in social justice.
- Contact guests and prepare timeline of events during the meeting.
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Productive workplace with diverse teams and workforce
Staff Assistant (Current Employee) –  Washington, DCSeptember 3, 2016
Working for the IMF is a great experience. You get to work on teams with people from all over the world, on issues that directly affect dozens of countries, and constantly interact with top talent. They emphasize work-life balance and and encourage time off.
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Leaves a lot of room to be desired, as a contractor
Archives and Records Manager (Former Employee) –  Washington, DCJuly 14, 2016
Wage was OK as a contractor, but I felt we were disrespected. There was absolutely no room for advancement, and only minimal professional development offered.
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SQL Server DBA (Current Employee) –  Washington, DCApril 8, 2016
Best place to work and I like the work culture. meeting people from different country. good to part of the team. they have cafe and restaurant in the building where you can what you need any time you need but it is little expensive for the food.
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