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Department of the Interior Exterior (Photo thanks to Flickr user dmvcomics All rights reserved.)
US Department of the Interior/National Park System watermark at Bandelier National Monument (Photo thanks to Flickr user chrissam42, available under by-nc v2.0)
United States Department of the Interior's South Building (Photo thanks to Flickr user cliff1066, available under by v2.0)
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US Department of the Interior Reviews

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    Good employer with national relocation opportunities

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    Good salary, health benefits, flexi-time


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US Department of the Interior Interviews

Updated Apr 21, 2014
Updated Apr 21, 2014

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    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at US Department of the Interior.

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    I applied using USAjobs, and was emailed a few weeks later. After several emails of verification, the hiring manager called me to discuss the position and set up a formal telephone interview. A week later, I interviewed over the phone for a panel of three hiring managers in the Bureau of Land Management.

    The questions were very standard, and should not have been surprising for someone with adequate business communications experience or skills.

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    • How would you prioritize two projects which are simultaneously due by the end of the day. There is no way to complete both projects.   View Answer
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US Department of the Interior Awards & Accolades

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America's Top Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities -- Top 25 Government Agencies,, 2012
Best Places To Work in the Federal Government (Large), Partnership for Public Service, 2009

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Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1849
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
Competitors Unknown

The US Department of the Interior (DOI) was established in 1849 to be, as one historian put it, "The Department of Everything Else." It initially absorbed a range of duties that didn't quite fit within the purviews of the other departments. These days, DOI manages America's lands, water, wildlife, and energy resources. The cabinet-level agency oversees eight bureaus including including the National Park Service, the Fish and Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the US Geological Survey, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. It manages about one-fifth of the... More

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