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"A powerful forum for cross-cultural exchange"

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

A great way to gain regional expertise. One of the best ways to learn a useful foreign language. Good way to build a strong network of peers interested in international development, international affairs. Generally the institution attracts an open-minded, solid, a fun bunch! A wonderful way to give yourself a uniquely challenging work experiences. Forces you to grow in unexpected ways

Cons

Security issues, especially for women. You may get sent to a very unpleasant place. Expect extreme cultural shock depending on your country of choice.

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  1. "Amazing place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook
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    I worked at Peace Corps full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Most challenging but rewarding experience of my life! Peace Corps offers an amazing opportunity to give back through service and work with really great people.

    Cons

    Expect to be flexible! Learn how to make do with limited resources; it is a key component for success. The toughest job you’ll ever love!!


  2. "Intern"

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    Former Intern - Communications Intern in Washington, DC
    Former Intern - Communications Intern in Washington, DC

    I worked at Peace Corps as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    The communications team at the organizations is comprised of top notch people who will give you a plenty of opportunities to learn more. The office culture was interesting because you get to interact with people who are passionate about improving the world.

    Cons

    The process for obtaining the security clearance was a bit cumbersome and definitely required a significant amount of persistence. Generally, the office felt a bit sterile.

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