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Dulles, VA
201 to 500 employees
1969
Company - Private
Lending
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
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Cooperation may work wonders on Sesame Street, but in the real world it takes money to pay the power bill. The National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation provides financing and investment services for rural electrical and telephone projects throughout the US. The ... Read more

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    Great benefits, mostly great people!

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    Raises are not large unless you change position.

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at National Rural Utilities Cooperative (Dulles, VA) in December 2016.

    Interview

    The initial screening took place on the phone. They automatically say that pay will be well below industry averages for this type of work. I decided to continue pursuing it, but the second round interview took more than 30 days to happen. The location is right off a highway, requires a car, has little in the area for enjoyment or even places to live, and runs you through VA or MD traffic for the commute. The time I was given to appear for the interview was not left up to discussion. There was no communication throughout the more than 30 day gap in interviews. Finally, the process seemed unorganized with meeting senior members and none of the more junior people who will be your direct peers. Afterwards, they sent a completely impersonal rejection letter that sounded like I had only submitted an application and didn't interview there at all. Overall, pay would be low and everyone there seemed nice but a little too niche relative to the overall makeup of the industry.

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