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"The NPS has been a great employer."

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Former Intern - Intern in Fort Collins, CO
Former Intern - Intern in Fort Collins, CO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at National Park Service as an intern (More than a year)

Pros

In my experience, the best part of the NPS is the people. I have had two different jobs with them, and in both cases, I had great relationships with the people i worked with.

Cons

The major downside of the NPS is that the pay is generally less than you'd like. However, most people don't go to the NPS because they are drawn to the high salaries.

Advice to Management

Much of the upper management seems to get caught up in the bureaucracy and forgets the purpose of the NPS. Also, geology is extremely under-emphasized at the parks compared to wildlife, forestry, etc.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "If you're not related there's no chance of staying"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Visitor Use Assistant in Bushkill Center, PA
    Former Employee - Visitor Use Assistant in Bushkill Center, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at National Park Service part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    It's nice to work outdoors and with people.

    Cons

    The women use their maiden names because there is so much nepotism.

    Advice to Management

    None. They do whatever they want.


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    "Ranger"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great people and training was very well taught

    Cons

    outside all the time, especially in the summer

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