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Working for the IMF

Beyond the opportunity to help solve complex economic issues and gain a greater world perspective that goes beyond the IMF's headquarters, there are many tangible rewards for working at the Fund. In return for your contributions to our mission, the Fund offers an internationally competitive compensation and benefits package, a comprehensive pension plan, opportunities to advance your career and develop your expertise, as well as generous leave and flexible work arrangements to promote a healthy work/life balance. We value the global connections that our diverse staff bring to the Fund by helping them to maintain their links to their home countries.

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Visas & Work Authorization

The topics listed below are provided by the IMF for informational purposes. Policies governing the issuance of non-immigrant visas and dependent work authorization are determined by the U.S. authorities.

The benefits and services described on these pages apply to staff appointments of two years or longer. They may not be applicable to other categories of employment, such as interns and contractuals, or to local employees in Resident Representative and Technical Assistance offices.