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Landscape Architecture Internship

Landscape Architecture Intern (Current Employee) Springfield, MO

ProsHad a great experience getting to know the workings of one of the parks, WICR. Was able to work on projects that were later implemented.

ConsHave no complaints, great experience - the location was the only drawback

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great learning experience

    Intern (Current Employee)

    I have been working at National Park Service as an intern for less than a year

    Pros: Learned quite a bit, excellent employees who worked very hard… Cons: Pay was a little low Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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    Well-respected, mission-driven agency, poor work-life balance

    Park Ranger - Interpretation (Current Employee)

    I have been working at National Park Service full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros: Being a real national park ranger is a pretty rockin' job. You get a lot of respect from the public, and chances are, every day… Cons: Must sacrifice personal relationships to move up, as promotions are rarer than diamonds and moving up generally means moving across the country. Cohesive teams are… Advice to Senior Management: The hiring system is a failure, and there is NO effective effort to retain the service's best employees. Morale is lousy in most parks, as… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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