volpe Reviews

Updated December 29, 2014
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  1. Good starting spot for an intern, but not great for a young person.

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    Current Intern - Engineering Technician in Cambridge, MA
    Current Intern - Engineering Technician in Cambridge, MA

    I have been working at volpe as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Competitive salary for entry-level intern
    Real engineering project work

    Cons

    Rarely met with manager (got little support)
    Few interactions with other interns/young people

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2. Weird mix of strict and relaxed

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    Current Employee - Operations Research Analyst in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Operations Research Analyst in Cambridge, MA

    I have been working at volpe

    Pros

    Can retire with pension, stress-free promotions, excellent job security

    Cons

    Few interesting projects, strict government policy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn from industry of how to actually conduct research.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
  3. Better Government Agencies Out There

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at volpe full-time

    Pros

    Highly rewarding with high stress level

    Cons

    Micromanaging by management staff with little leadership

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need less managers and more leadership.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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