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

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Met interesting people

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

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

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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Most challenging and rewarding "job" of my life

Volunteer (Former Employee)

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


Pros: Living in a foreign country, contestant adventure, contributing to the… Cons: Isolating, language barrier, cultural differences Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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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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