The Fund for the Public Interest

The Fund for the Public Interest Reviews

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27 Ratings

    Tough Job, Great Experience

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    Former Employee - Assistant Director in Madison, WI
    Former Employee - Assistant Director in Madison, WI

    I worked at The Fund for the Public Interest full-time (more than an year)


    The Fund gives you a ton of responsibility right away. I use the skills I developed here in every cover letter, interview, etc. And the time and stress management practice was great prep for graduate school. And you get to say at the end of the day that you're working on an issue you care about with a passionate team of people. Also, they had the best healthcare insurance package I've seen yet. I didn't have to pay anything extra, and all of my medical visit copay's were $10, including psychotherapy.


    Long work hours in a high-stress environment for very little pay. Some people also get pretty frustrated with management because there is little opportunity for sharing feedback and ideas with the higher-up's. You don't get any paid vacation aside from a few holidays until you've been there for a year, but many people don't stay long enough to reap those benefits. It's nearly impossible to have a personal life or family with this job, because the work commitment is so intense.

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The Fund for the Public Interest Interviews

Updated Oct 5, 2014
Updated Oct 5, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Assistant Canvass Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    3 interviews total, first one was on the phone, second and third one in-person. The interviewers were fairly nice, laid back. Not overly difficult, mostly behavioral questions, nothing too technical. Key is to have a great personality shine.

    Interview Questions
    • Which activist do you aspire to be and how would you accomplish this goal.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Cannot negotiate
    Accepted Offer

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Headquarters Boston, MA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Non-Profit
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
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