US Agricultural Research Service
3.5 of 5 150 reviews
www.ars.usda.gov Washington, DC 1000 to 5000 Employees

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a good place to work

Postdoctoral Fellow (Current Employee)
Corvallis, OR

Prosgood benefits and salary, a very well organized and structured place

Consjob demands long hours, opportunities for recognition/compensation of extra hours of work are low

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A very typical government employer, I've heard of better places.

    Project Manager/Supervisory Technical Information Specialist (Current Employee)
    Arlington, TX

    I have been working at US Agricultural Research Service full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Job security. Flexible work tours. Telework permissible for… Cons: Some people do really well. Some don't. No pay increase… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    It's what you make it

    Agricultural Marketing Specialist (Current Employee)
    Washington, DC

    I have been working at US Agricultural Research Service full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: At USDA, you get to work on projects that affect consumers, producers and businesses nationwide and potentially around the world. You get to work with all… Cons: There are three broad categories of USDA employees: 1) the ones who have been here since college, learned to schmooze and network into a good old… Advice to Senior Management: Retire, and make room for new blood and new ideas. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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