AmeriCorps

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overall unique and good experience

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at AmeriCorps

Pros

great way to meet interesting people. amazing opportunities to see the other side of America and work to improve it. people usually go straight for peacecorps to make their mark in their world but AmeriCorps gives you an opportunity to help those who are so easily overlooked in your own backyard. so much room for experience and program directors are so focessed on your needs and wants they will happily work with you to make sure you get everything you expected of your service year.

Cons

very small stipend. difficult communication with larger organization for stipend/education award issues. look into your assignment as much as you can before committing, try and speak with the former AmeriCorps member who served there to find out how much of an effect you will have and if it is worth it.

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    AmeriCorps

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AmeriCorps full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Flexible Work Schedule
    can defer student loans
    worthy cause

    Cons

    low pay is a major concern

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    Invaluable Experience

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    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AmeriCorps

    Pros

    Gave me the opportunity to gain experience in my field as soon as I got out of college.
    Taught me how to live on a tight budget.
    Great support system and benefits along the way.

    Cons

    If you don't have any $ saved up, it can be very stressful and difficult to make it through the year.

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    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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