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Met interesting people

Help Desk (Former Employee) Washington, DC (US)

ProsDiversity. You get to meet people from all across the united states. This makes the work place such an enjoyable place. Opportunities for international travel to field offices is also a benefit of working at Peace Corps.

ConsSome people are lazy, especially in the field offices. They give the peace corps such a bad name. The organisation should filter out volunteers without a strong sense of purpose. This will improve the image of the organisation

Advice to Senior Managementincrease diversity of the recruits

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    Service with a mission

    Program Specialist (Current Employee) Washington, DC (US)

    I have been working at Peace Corps full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Great benefits, ability to work remotely, good location, special federal hiring status after… Cons: Five-year rule causes too much turn over, you need to be looking for a new… Advice to Senior Management: Get rid of the five year rule and just make everyone up… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Municipal Development

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

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


    Pros: Working for the Peace Corps gives you the opportunity to gain valuable experience working internationally as well as proficiency in another language. The flexibility… Cons: After gaining perspective from two years of working and living in another country, the value of individual projects may seem diminished in… More
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