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www.defense.gov
Washington, DC
10000+ employees
1947
Government
Aerospace & Defense
$10+ billion (USD) per year
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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 ... Read more

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    I have been working at US Department of Defense part-time

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    good opportunities to get experience for civilian work force

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    can get clustered from battalion level up

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US Department of Defense photo of: United States Department of Defense is headquartered at The Pentagon in Arlington, VA (Photo attributed to DoD photo by Master Sgt. Ken Hammond, U.S. Air Force - )
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US Department of Defense Interviews

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    I applied online. I interviewed at US Department of Defense in January 2017.

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    Questions and then more questions like this app I have to fill out just to look at a possible job. So the DOD is a great place to work however the cut backs make it very hard to be successful. Everyone want to sit at a desk and make charts of what they might do if they worked.

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US Department of Defense Awards & Accolades

  • America's Top Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities -- Top 25 Government Agencies (#5), DiversityBusiness.com, 2012
  • Top 20 Government Employers - Readers' Choice, Equal Opportunity Publications, 2012
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