Peace Corps

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Epic experience in Niger

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Former Employee - Volunteer in Washington, DC
Former Employee - Volunteer in Washington, DC

I worked at Peace Corps full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Cross-cultural sharing, learning a new language, making life-long friendships, experiencing the challenges and opportunities of the developing world

Cons

Difficult transitions - both going into and coming out of Peace Corps. But these transitions in themselves are excellent learning and personal development achievements.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Open Peace Corps programs in more countries. Increase visibility/ awareness of Peace Corps in the US.

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    Peace Corps

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Peace Corps

    Pros

    You get an individual experience, what you think of when you want to join the Peace Corps. The immersion into a local country is a fantastic, unique experience.

    Cons

    Depends entirely on your site placement and the management of the Peace Corps in country. Some bosses are better than others, this makes it almost impossible to compare experiences in the Peace Corps

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    Challenging and good for personal development

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Peace Corps

    Pros

    Great experience living with local communities.

    Cons

    Not much mentoring when problems arise.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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