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"Absolutely recommended to anyone who is hoping to work internationally at some point in his/her lifetime."

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Former Employee - Health Extension Worker in Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)
Former Employee - Health Extension Worker in Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)
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Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Peace Corps full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Great language skills, 2 year solid experience, rural/"off the beaten track" experience

Cons

Can be a challenge for people who have specific skills to offer or people who already have their masters

Other Employee Reviews for Peace Corps

  1. "A great-if difficult--experience"

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    Former Employee - Volunteer in Bashtanka (Ukraine)
    Former Employee - Volunteer in Bashtanka (Ukraine)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Peace Corps full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Service in the Peace Corps allows you to gain a relatively deep understanding of life in a less-resourced country and, as an overall intense experience, can spur tremendous personal and professional growth. Peace Corps provides a time-tested, well-developed (but admittedly imperfect) operational and social support structure for doing this.

    Cons

    It isn't always easy--often far from it, in fact--adapting simultaneously to an alien culture and language and job, far from family and friends at home and, once you finish your 3-month training and set off to your permanent site, far (to a greater or lesser degree depending on your country) from your fellow volunteers.

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "Mexico is a step away from Paradise"

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    Current Employee - Strategy and Finance Advisor in Querétaro, Querétaro (Mexico)
    Current Employee - Strategy and Finance Advisor in Querétaro, Querétaro (Mexico)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Peace Corps full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Working with professionals
    Always something to do to help
    Fun people and pretty girls
    Good food and other activities always coming along

    Cons

    Having to be all spiffy when the front office arrives; really not a bad thing but need to get two twenty words.

    Advice to Management

    Stay out of the way: do not think for it will weaken the team. Send all the bullies packing straight away.

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