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Service with a mission

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

ProsGreat benefits, ability to work remotely, good location, special federal hiring status after 3 years of employment, great mission, fun Peace Corps Third Goal activities throughout year.

ConsFive-year rule causes too much turn over, you need to be looking for a new job when you walk in the door. No diversity in experience or skills, no child care.

Advice to Senior ManagementGet rid of the five year rule and just make everyone up for reappointment every 5 years. Clear out the old be keep the good.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    It truly is the toughest job you'll ever love.

    Volunteer (Former Employee) Austin, TX (US)

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


    Pros: Learn a new language, live in a new culture, be challenged to solve problems in ways you never expected.… Cons: It can be lonely. There will be challenges: communication,… 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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