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Grow your skills, keep a work life balance, and work with highly intelligent and ethical people

Senior Economic/Business Analyst (Current Employee) McLean, VA

ProsMost of the people you work with are extremely sharp and driven to do what is right for the government agencies they serve and the American taxpayer. Work-life balance is very real and everyone is encouraged to take time off and keep their work hours under control. There is constant opportunity for non-traditional "career advancement": working on tasks outside of your experience/degree, training, and collaboration.

ConsTraditional "Career Advancement" (i.e. promotion) is slow and pay is lower than the for-profit contractor firms. For individuals who need rigorous structure, the highly matrixed environment will be daunting.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep bringing on fresh young talent that we can mentor and train.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    6 people found this helpful  

    Needs diversity and canning the political atmosphere

    Multi-Discipline Systems Engineer (Current Employee) McLean, VA

    I have been working at MITRE full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: * Helping the sponsor is rewarding on a personal level * Good for your career when you leave MITRE - a 3 year MITRE stint on… Cons: * You meet many, many smart people who think they're smarter than everyone else * The strange mix in management - which is, many managers who… Advice to Senior Management: 1) Increase your thought diversity - not women vs. men and age only. Bringing in young talent with the same educational background and the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    A great place to work in the public interest

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) McLean, VA

    I have been working at MITRE full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: 1. Critically important work for the country 2. Complex work that keeps employees challenged in a positive… Cons: 1. Limited promotion opportunities 2. As it has grown in size,… Advice to Senior Management: More focus on and engagement with customer senior executives is needed to ensure MITRE is… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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