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Working at U.S. Government Accountability Office

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is making sure that taxpayers get their money's worth from the government. Formerly known as the General Accounting Office, the Government Accountability Office is the investigative arm of Congress, and, as the name ... Read more

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U.S. Government Accountability Office Comptroller General Eugene Louis Dodaro
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    I have been working at U.S. Government Accountability Office full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, work-life balance, learning government writing,

    Cons

    Slow to change, Lots of senior people who are not engaged

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U.S. Government Accountability Office Photos

U.S. Government Accountability Office photo of: View of the Government Accountability Office headquarters located in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Coolcaesar - available under CC-BY-NC-SA 3.0 & GFDL, v1.35)
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U.S. Government Accountability Office Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at U.S. Government Accountability Office in December 2017.

    Interview

    The application process was very simple and easy, and the agency requested a phone interview with me. The interviewers were very nice and easy to talk to, and the process was smooth.

    Interview Questions

    • Name a time where you worked on a team or in a team environment.   Answer Question
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U.S. Government Accountability Office Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places To Work in the Federal Government (Large), Partnership for Public Service, 2009

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