Aspen Institute
3.6 of 5 17 reviews
www.aspeninstitute.org Washington, DC 150 to 499 Employees

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A wonderful place to work while you are young

Assistant (Former Employee)
Washington, DC

I worked at Aspen Institute part-time for more than a year

ProsGreat group of people, young people as well as career professionals that have come back to work with a specific group.

ConsDifficult to be promoted, and doesn't publish as much as other think tanks.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Washington, DC

I worked at Aspen Institute full-time for more than a year


Pros: Great/respected organization within the beltway, benefits are great for a non-profit, more for centrist individuals who have a passion for certain policy topics, but not… Cons: Not a good place for career growth. It is small, as all non-profits are. Most young people will stay 2-3 years at most before moving… Advice to Senior Management: We understand you are busy, but be a mentor to your… More

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Good fit for the right person, right program-double edged sword!

Program Coordinator (Former Employee)
Washington, DC

I worked at Aspen Institute


Pros: relaxed atmosphere; each program acts as its own entity in that they raise their own funds therefore they act with complete autonomy of standards and… Cons: as in the title, this is a double edged sword- since each program acts as its own entity, this also leaves much rm for error;… Advice to Senior Management: no advice i can give will be enough to change the amount of character-rot i see within the institute. and to be honest, i don't… More

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