US Coast Guard
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www.uscg.mil Washington, DC 5000+ Employees

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Very rewarding

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Boston, MA

ProsUnlimited potential for advancement. Advance at your own pace.

ConsLots of travel. If you don't mind being away from home, and want to see the world, it's for you.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Unfulfilling

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    New Orleans, LA

    I worked at US Coast Guard


    Pros: Helping people, job security, ability to make a positive difference Cons: Poor leadership, lack of communication upward, restrictive culture No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Overall good experience, would be nice to be vested prior to 20 to try other things

    Officer (Current Employee)
    Washington, DC

    I have been working at US Coast Guard


    Pros: Good graduate opportunities. Good chance to lead at a very… Cons: The organization is top heavy due to low attrition. This makes it complicated to lead after… Advice to Senior Management: Keep mid-grade officers in the field and reduce to size of HQ units. Additionally, officers and enlisted with more… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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