Peace Corps
4.3 of 5 351 reviews
www.peacecorps.gov Washington, DC 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Absolutely recommended to anyone who is hoping to work internationally at some point in his/her lifetime.

Health Extension Worker (Former Employee)
Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)

ProsGreat language skills, 2 year solid experience, rural/"off the beaten track" experience

ConsCan be a challenge for people who have specific skills to offer or people who already have their masters

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

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    Peace Corps Volunteer (Former Employee)
    Veles (Republic of Macedonia)

    I worked at Peace Corps full-time for more than a year


    Pros: I was a Peace Corps Volunteer, not employee, and it was great. If you have ever thought about joining I would wholeheartedly recommend… Cons: 27 months is a long time commitment but in the end it is worth… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    A great-if difficult--experience

    Volunteer (Former Employee)
    Bashtanka (Ukraine)

    I worked at Peace Corps full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Service in the Peace Corps allows you to gain a relatively deep understanding of life in a less-resourced country and, as an overall intense… Cons: It isn't always easy--often far from it, in fact--adapting simultaneously to an alien culture and language and job, far from family and friends at home… Advice to Senior Management: None Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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