Peace Corps
4.3 of 5 352 reviews
www.peacecorps.gov Washington, DC 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Invaluable cross-cultural experience

Water and Sanitation Volunteer (Former Employee)

ProsChallenging environment where if you are willing to push yourself you will develop invaluable project management and language skills

ConsA lot of effort for what can be little 'measurable' reward

Advice to Senior ManagementLess volunteers, more financial support for projects

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

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    It's what you make of it.

    Peace Corps Volunteer (Former Employee)

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


    Pros: Independence in most situations to start programs that address community… Cons: The relationships with site organizations seem to take precedence over… Advice to Senior Management: Therapeutic counseling is needed for volunteers as many of the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Intense, difficult, isolated, incredibly educational and rewarding.

    Peace Corps Volunteer (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Peace Corps full-time for more than a year


    Pros: The language training was very thorough, as was the cultural… Cons: The host country national staff was all fantastic; however, sometimes the country director and staff were not as… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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