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    Autonomy with work, unclear if there's room to grow.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Associate in Aspen, CO
    Current Employee - Program Associate in Aspen, CO
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    I have been working at Aspen Institute full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Interesting work. Trust within my team that everyone is doing what they are supposed to so gives us all lots of independence.

    Cons

    It's unclear how far you can advance out of your current position.


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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Aspen Institute in March 2015.

    Interview

    It was an online application, resume submission, on the Aspen Institute website. I was contacted by a program associate who oversaw the summer internship program in Colorado about a month after submitting resume. Interviewed with two program associates over skype.

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Website www.aspeninstitute.org
Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1949
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Non-Profit
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year
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The Aspen Institute is an international think tank providing a place to exchange ideas about leadership and contemporary issues. The not-for-profit organization holds seminars, programs, and conferences emphasizing a nonpartisan and non-ideological setting. Equity in public education, ethical leadership practices, and global security are among the issues the institute has addressed. It is primarily funded by corporate, individual, and foundation donations. The Aspen Institute was founded in 1950 by Chicago businessman and philanthropist Walter Paepcke. It has conference ... More

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