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AEI Reviews

Updated Aug 14, 2019

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AEI CEO Arthur C. Brooks
Arthur C. Brooks
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Pros
  • "Also, lunch in the AEI is awesome(in 25 reviews)

  • "Amazing office and incredible breakfast and lunch - basically a 5 star meal everyday with an in house chef(in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work highly dependent on scholar you are placed under(in 16 reviews)

  • "Unpaid, but the food makes it the best unpaid internship in town(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "AEI Review"

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    Former Employee - Executive Council Member in Boulder, CO

    I worked at AEI part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Working in close knit discussions about environmental justice issues.

    Cons

    There were no cons here.

    AEI2019-05-29
  2. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate 

    I have been working at AEI full-time

    Pros

    Junior staff is young and friendly and it is exceptionally easy to make lasting friendships. The work environment is typically very amicable among RAs. The work can be very interesting and opportunities and autonomy arise as you progress. The job is an ideal spot to gain research/policy experience before graduate school. There's not much upward mobility for RAs, but that's known going in- the institute encourages you...

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    Cons

    Bureaucracy, very dependent upon which scholar(s) you work for.

    AEI2019-08-14
  3. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Program Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AEI full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great place to work. Friendly co-workers, great office, and meaningful work.

    Cons

    Salary isn't high enough to retain staff long-term

    AEI2019-05-27
  4. "Great employer"

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    Former Employee - Program Manager in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at AEI full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -- Interesting work and colleagues -- Good benefits and flexibility -- AEI cafeteria

    Cons

    -- Lack of opportunity for promotion

    AEI2019-05-16
  5. "Perfect food"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at AEI part-time

    Pros

    Great breakfast and lunch every day

    Cons

    I don't see cons on this orgnization

    AEI2019-05-16
  6. "Resident Fellow"

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    Former Employee - Resident Fellow in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AEI full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excellent and professional working environment.

    Cons

    Lack of opportunity for promotion.

    AEI2019-02-14
  7. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at AEI

    Pros

    Dedicated colleagues, academic environment.

    Cons

    Nothing beyond the usual bureaucratic delays that can occur.

    AEI2018-11-09
  8. "Not great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at AEI full-time

    Pros

    Not very many. slow advancement, rigid management structure.

    Cons

    Not a friendly, wholesome work environment.

    AEI2018-11-30
  9. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at AEI

    Pros

    Good Food, great networking, great location

    Cons

    No upward movement opportunities after the internship

    AEI2018-09-26
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Web Developer"

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    Current Employee - Web Developer in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AEI full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great perks and benefits, Awesome team, Interesting work, work life balance

    Cons

    Competition of ideas, salary lower than market

    AEI2018-06-23
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