US Bureau of Land Management

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Fantastic internship opportunities

Former Employee - Biological Field Technician
Former Employee - Biological Field Technician

Pros

I was able to gain exceptional and extensive work as a student with the BLM - they have many opportunities for students in diverse fields of work. It surely varies from station to station, but I felt like I was given great opportunities for skill-building and adequate training, having had no prior experience.

Cons

Bureaucratic hiring systems forced some of the best and most experienced seasonal employees to lose their jobs to new people, against the recommendation of the resident supervisors who actually work with them. It would be difficult to establish a career here, was my impression.

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    Doing more with less

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good schedule and has decent benefits

    Cons

    Various managers coming from DC have no clue about satisfying Alaskans needs

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
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    Wonderful people and a great place to gain experience as a student employee.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Worked for a great team of people. Had interesting and meaningful projects overnight a wide variety of topics.

    Cons

    Working for the government always has a level of bureaucracy.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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