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  • www.defense.gov
  • Washington, DC
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1947
  • Government
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • $10+ billion (USD)

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No matter how you measure it, by aircraft, ships, or active-duty military personnel, the US Department of Defense (DoD) is big. Except for Social Security, the Department of Defense -- comprising the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard, Reserves, and more than a dozen ...

US Department of Defense Reviews

4.0
82%
Recommend to a Friend
63%
Approve of CEO
Lloyd James Austin III
Lloyd James Austin III
315 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee

"Cybersecurity"

May 31, 2022 - Cybersecurity Analyst
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

It's a great experience overall

Cons

Lack of enough personnel and can be stressful

Advice to Management

Nothing much
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Diversity & Inclusion at US Department of Defense

4.0
(842 Reviews)

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How is diversity at US Department of Defense?

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US Department of Defense Interviews

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Positive69%
Negative7%
Neutral24%
Getting an Interview
Applied online64%
In Person10%
Recruiter7%
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    Interview

    The interview was quite structured, and uniform. I applied for similar positions a couple of times and the interviews all hit the same questions. The interviewer was not the person making the ultimate decision, and they need to check every box on their list before they can make a recommendation higher up.
    Interview

    The ordinary questions about why you want to do the job and for them, and more detailed review of your resume.

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US Department of Defense Awards & Accolades

  • America's Top Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities -- Top 25 Government AgenciesDiversityBusiness.com2012
  • Top 20 Government Employers - Readers' ChoiceEqual Opportunity Publications2012

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What is paid time off like at US Department of Defense?

...Great benefits, access to military bases, flexible work schedule, paid holidays...

April 13, 2021

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