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    I have been working at NWS

    Pros

    Stable environment, don't have to worry about competing companies

    Cons

    Hard to get promotions the "good ol' boy" network is extremely prevalent throughout the government

NWS Interviews

Updated Sep 24, 2014
Updated Sep 24, 2014

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    Systems Engineer Interview

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    I applied in-person - interviewed at NWS.

    Interview Details

    The process was pretty straight forward, phone interview, then in person with a group and they took turns asking the questions. The interview took about one hour. Some behavioral and back ground

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Website www.weather.gov
Headquarters Silver Spring, MD
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1870
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
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Rain or shine, the National Weather Service (NWS) knows. The NWS produces climate, hydrologic, and weather forecasts and warnings for the US. Its mission also includes forecasting to protect life and property and enhance the national economy. US government agencies and private groups as well as international organizations use NWS products. The agency has regional offices and specialized data gathering and forecast centers throughout the country. In 1870 President Ulysses S. Grant authorized the creation of the Division of Telegrams and Reports for the Benefit of Commerce... More

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