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Special Program Intern

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Former Intern - Special Program Intern in Suitland, MD
Former Intern - Special Program Intern in Suitland, MD

I worked at US Census Bureau as an intern (Less than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Nice working environments with friendly and experienced employees. Encouraged great engagement in intern program.

Cons

Need to add more working dynamics.

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  1. This was a good part-time, short-term job. I would do it again, and recommend it to my friends.

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    Former Employee - Enumerator in Lanesboro, MA
    Former Employee - Enumerator in Lanesboro, MA

    I worked at US Census Bureau part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Thorough, paid, weeklong training. Good supervisor. Good pay rate. I got to know the area better. I could set my own hours, once training was over. The Census contacted me again a few months later when more work was available.

    Cons

    A fair amount of time was wasted during training, with people asking questions that had already been answered, or having conversations with other trainees. Assignments were handed out first-come, first serve, so people who had nothing else to do except the Census got a lot more assignments and thus got paid a lot more.

    Advice to Management

    Minimize cross-talk during training. Improve mapmaker/mapchecker training. Provide more than one day for people to apply to the next level of employment at the Census - there was only one, it was a full day, and I couldn't get daycare that day!


  2. It was a good summer job

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    Former Contractor - Enumerator in Miami, FL
    Former Contractor - Enumerator in Miami, FL

    I worked at US Census Bureau as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The pay was decent and the hours were flexible.

    Cons

    The archaic system of recording household information. Pencil and paper...


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