Peace Corps
4.3 of 5 316 reviews
www.peacecorps.gov Washington, DC 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Most challenging and rewarding "job" of my life

Volunteer (Former Employee)

I worked at Peace Corps full-time for more than a year

ProsLiving in a foreign country, contestant adventure, contributing to the greater good

ConsIsolating, language barrier, cultural differences

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great opportunity, not for the faint hearted (or faint stomached)

Peace Corps Volunteer (Former Employee)
Koudougou, Boulkiemdé (Burkina Faso)

I worked at Peace Corps full-time for more than a year


Pros: - true opportunity to integrate into a community - exceptional look into the 'real' world of grassroots development, which i believe is invaluable if you… Cons: - prepare to be disillusioned, immediately (some may see that as a bad thing but can also be considered a good thing -- let's you… Advice to Senior Management: listen listen listen to volunteer feedback! Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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A life-changing but challenging experience that I will never regret

Peace Corps Volunteer (Former Employee)
Windhoek (Namibia)

I worked at Peace Corps full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Travel the world Experience new cultures Make a positive difference in others'… Cons: Very challenging experience You will likely be placed in a community where your mission is not support, appreciated, or… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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