Peace Corps
4.3 of 5 316 reviews
www.peacecorps.gov Washington, DC 1000 to 5000 Employees

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An experience of a life time

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Peace Corps

ProsThe toughest job you'll ever love, truly.
An opportunity to make a real difference in this world and learn about different cultures.

ConsA super long comittment: 2 years 3 months
Difficult living conditions

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great experience, needs better infrastructure

Peace Corps Volunteer (Former Employee)

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


Pros: If you are lucky enough to be accepted into the Peace Corps you'll have the opportunity to travel the… Cons: I think most can imagine the cons of working in a developing country for 2 years... My overall criticism of the program, or the country… Advice to Senior Management: Hire qualified local staff. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Former DPT overseas

Director of Programming & Training (Department) (Former Employee)
Washington, DC

I worked at Peace Corps full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Best job within the government (granted, many jobs can't even compare) - and you are close to your 'beneficiaries' in the field. Programming… Cons: PCHQ is a growing bureaucracy, and your work life will be increasingly affected by new rules and regs, more reports and changing initiatives. … Advice to Senior Management: Keep growth of PCHQ in check. More money… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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