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Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Employee Reviews about "great people"

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Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) CEO Christopher Wray  (no image)
Christopher Wray
51 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people, very dedicated to making sure you feel a part of their community(in 20 reviews)

  • "Best law enforcement agency in the world(in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours; sometimes dangerous assignments(in 15 reviews)

  • "NSA pays their scientists a STEM bonus to keep them from leaving to private sector(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Honors Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Washington, DC
    Recommends

    I worked at Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people, very dedicated to making sure you feel a part of their community.

    Cons

    Intern experience can vary vastly depending on which directorate you are placed in, which you don't have control over.

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)2019-10-25
  2. "Great people"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people and great mission

    Cons

    Difficult to promote if you are not an agent

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)2019-03-14
  3. Helpful (1)

    "FBI"

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    Current Employee - Supervisory Special Agent in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work. Great people.

    Cons

    Dealing with a large government agency.

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)2018-12-21
  4. "Different organization than the one I joined."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great opportunities, ability to make a difference. Really great people.

    Cons

    Parochialism, cliques and decline of the culture that made the organization great. Putting politics over the mission.

    Advice to Management

    Get back to basics and treat your managers better.

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)2018-09-02
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Deputy Assistant Director"

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

    I have been working at Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great work Great people Sense of purpose

    Cons

    Political environment Moving Budget issues every year Media

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)2018-01-07
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    "All About the Mission"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) full-time

    Pros

    Good people, great mission, work isn't difficult to do

    Cons

    -Low pay -Bureaucracy - Most fun if you're a special agent, limited opportunities for support staff

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)2017-11-08
  7. "Special Agent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Outstanding people, great mission, meaningful work.

    Cons

    Ongoing challenges with information systems.

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)2017-11-11
  8. "Awesome Experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

    Pros

    Great people with a shared drive to do good.

    Cons

    Literally nothing wrong with my experience in the office.

    Advice to Management

    Loved the visibility of upper and more immediate management.

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)2017-10-20
  9. "Honors Intern"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

    Pros

    Interesting work Great people High chance for job post internship if you are well liked Paid

    Cons

    Work and experience depends entirely on team assigned to.

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)2017-09-28
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great Agency"

    StarStarStarStarStar
     in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Wonderful work / life balance Great people Really support the mission

    Cons

    As long as you have a great supervisor, there are very little cons

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)2016-12-12
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