US Geological Survey
3.8 of 5 47 reviews
www.usgs.gov Reston, VA 5000+ Employees

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Contract work is okay, better if government employee

Contractor (Current Employee)
Santa Cruz, CA

I have been working at US Geological Survey full-time for less than a year

ProsLaid-back, friendly atmosphere. Great people.

ConsLots of down time. Projects take a long time to reach completion. Hard to get a permanent position, most depend on funding from year to year.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Hydrologic Technician (Current Employee)
Mounds View, MN

I have been working at US Geological Survey as an intern for more than a year


Pros: Flexible working hours Very easygoing management Working outside in good conditions Cons: Unorganized management Working outside in unfavorable conditions Advice to Senior Management: Have a more clear structure amongst yourselves, and more clear… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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I worked harder then i got paid

Student Contractor (Former Employee)
Patuxent River, MD

I worked at US Geological Survey as a contractor for less than a year


Pros: great experience, had opportunity to try many different things and… Cons: had to work harder then what i was getting paid… Advice to Senior Management: pay more Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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