Save the Children

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Save the Children President & CEO Carolyn S. Miles
Carolyn S. Miles
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    good experience with minor administrative setbacks

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    Former Employee - Knowledge Management Intern in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Knowledge Management Intern in Washington, DC

    I worked at Save the Children

    Pros

    -autonomy on project tasks
    -work life balance is well maintained

    Cons

    -low pay
    -not clear what it takes to advance within chain
    -difficult to negotiate terms of contract

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Save the Children Interviews

Updated Feb 5, 2015
Updated Feb 5, 2015

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    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
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    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Save the Children.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted 1 week after applying. From the email to the meeting, the interviewer seemed to just want to get the interview out of the way. The interviewer seemed preoccupied and disorganized; asked a few questions; and it was over in 10 minutes. I walked out of there feeling they already made their decision. Complete waste of time.

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Website www.savethechildren.org
Headquarters Westport, CT
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1932
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Non-Profit
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Save the Children helps poor and malnourished children in about 15 US states and about 120 countries, focusing on such areas as health and nutrition, economic development, education, child protection, and the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The humanitarian organization also participates in international disaster relief efforts for children and their families. It spends about 90% of its budget on program services, with the rest going toward administration and fundraising. Save the Children was founded in 1932, inspired by the international children's rights movement begun in the UK in... More

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