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Federal Bureau of Prisons Reviews

36 Reviews
36 Reviews
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Charles E. Samuels, Jr.
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Federal Bureau of Prisons full-time for less than a year


    Helpful co-workers were always willing to answer all of my questions. Learned a great deal about the United State federal prison system. No over time was necessary.


    It should come as no surprise, that the federal government is rife with bureaucracy. I often felt that I was just signing off on a matter so that it could continue up the chain.

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Federal Bureau of Prisons Interviews

Updated Jul 13, 2014
Updated Jul 13, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


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Interview Difficulty




    IT Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Washington, DC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Federal Bureau of Prisons in September 2010.

    Interview Details

    Had a panel interview with hiring manager and division director. Standard interview questions and presented department challenges to see how I would recommend solving them. The whole process with BOP was great and I would return to the agency if given the opportunity.

    Interview Questions
    • There really was no difficult or unexpected question. It was a standard interview and I enjoyed the open dialogue and candor from leadership.   Answer Question
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Website www.bop.gov
Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1930
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
Competitors Unknown

From Club Fed to high security penitentiaries, the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) has its work cut out for it. The bureau's mission is to protect the public safety by incarcerating federal offenders in facilities that are safe, humane, cost-efficient, and secure, and to provide opportunities for their rehabilitation within the system. Consisting of about 115 institutions (i.e. prisons), six regional offices, two staff training centers, 28 community corrections offices, and its headquarters in Washington, D.C., the BOP is responsible for the custody and care of about... More

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