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Amazing Experience

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Former Employee - Business Development in Washington, DC
Former Employee - Business Development in Washington, DC

I worked at Government of Canada as an intern (less than an year)

Pros

Looks great on the resume
Very Friendly Employees and staff
Got to attend special events

Cons

Sometimes had Unrealistic expectations
Took a long time for things to be approved
Unpaid Internship

Recommends
Positive Outlook

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    A great nine to five job but not a good place to have a career unless you're a diplomat.

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in New York, NY

    I have been working at Government of Canada full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, vacations but not much room for movement.

    Cons

    Bureaucratic with lots of egos.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Assistants are people too.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Decent, not great

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Government of Canada

    Pros

    Very secure job, clear compensation package, great PTO

    Cons

    Little room for advancement, complicated rules about special leave provisions, beurocratic, slow responses to inqueries

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate better, make clear decisions before releasing a policy, ensure you consider all possible scenarios.

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