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

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The toughest job you'll ever love

Agroforestry Extension Agent (Former Employee)

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

ProsIt is truly a life-changing experience to live and work in another country. PCVs learn invaluable communication and problem-solving skills that can transfer to any job after service.

Also, I love the Third Goal of the mission statement - "Helping promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans." Because of this, PC service is never really finished.

ConsA pro and a con - since many PCVs live far from the PC offices, they receive little support from PC staff. This requires PCVs to develop self-motivation skills.

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Great place to intern

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Peace Corps


Pros: Interned with a fun, young team. Friendly environment and great location. Work with… Cons: Day-to-day tasks for interns tended to be repetitive. Would have been nice to work on larger projects. Although not a… More

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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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