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Stressful Environment of Office of Budget Analysis

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Former Employee - Office Assistant in Washington, DC (US)
Former Employee - Office Assistant in Washington, DC (US)

I worked at Peace Corps as an intern (less than an year)

Pros

-Work with lots of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) who are passionate about their experiences, and always have a good story to tell.
-Some cool special events and guest speakers from local and international government officials.

Cons

-Extremely stressful government position dealing with possible furloughs and constantly shrinking budget
-Stale environment on financial floor

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Other offices seem to have a lot more fun, but in OBA it was extremely boring, uninteresting and stressful.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Best Experience you will ever get in 2 years

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    Current Employee - Peace Corps Volunteer in Surabaya, East Java (Indonesia)
    Current Employee - Peace Corps Volunteer in Surabaya, East Java (Indonesia)

    I have been working at Peace Corps full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Food, Community, Lifestyle, Travel, New Friends

    Cons

    always hot and sweating, can not escape

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Youth Development Volunteer

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    Former Employee - Youth Development Volunteer in Al Mafraq (Jordan)
    Former Employee - Youth Development Volunteer in Al Mafraq (Jordan)

    I worked at Peace Corps full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The ability to create your own goals, vision, and manage your outcomes.

    Cons

    There's very little, often nothing, to ensure quality or successful results.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Like the Fulbright Fellowship or Teach for America, the Peace Corps could benefit tremendously from increasing the competitive quality of its applicant pool.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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