Development Alternatives
3.9 of 5 17 reviews
www.dai.com Bethesda, MD 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Orangutan Conservation Services Program - USAID

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Development Alternatives as a contractor

ProsGod teamwork and warm working environment

ConsWorking with multistakeholder network for the program

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good middle managers

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Bethesda, MD (US)

I have been working at Development Alternatives full-time for more than a year


Pros: Your middle managers will get the most out of you, expect a lot and help you develop… Cons: Senior managers/directors and C-levels lack strong corporate communication skills. Often big decisions relevant to the entire business would… Advice to Senior Management: Sometimes it pays to get down to brass tacks on certain… More

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DAI is a great place to work

Sector Assistant (Current Employee)
Washington, DC (US)

I have been working at Development Alternatives


Pros: Nice benefits package (for ID), great place to start a career,… Cons: Limited growth potential between years 2-4. You'll get a quick promotion (a year), and then get stuck in the same position (coordinator)… Advice to Senior Management: Talented people are leaving because there doesn't seem to be any… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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