NASA Reviews

Updated May 3, 2021

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NASA NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden, Jr.
Charles F. Bolden, Jr.
218 Ratings
Pros
  • "Amazing people, work life balance(in 78 reviews)

  • "Laid back work environment with a small team(in 67 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Lots of normal government red tape(in 42 reviews)

  • "Some tension between contractors and civil servants(in 32 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Siiicl

      Apr 30, 2021 - Astronaut in Cape Canaveral, FL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      You go to space and stuff

      Cons

      It’s colder than an ice cube

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good benefits

      Apr 30, 2021 - Astronaut 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      $$$, good salary, peace of mind.

      Cons

      Blah blah blah 5 times blah

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great job

      Apr 20, 2021 - Intern in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great opportunity to gain useful experience

      Cons

      There were no cons of this internship

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Software Intern

      Apr 18, 2021 - Nasa Intern in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great passionate people to work with

      Cons

      Can sometimes have outdated methods of getting things done, if it works why fix it?

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Okay

      Apr 21, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good place to work Intelligent team mate

      Cons

      More pay would be nice

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Apr 20, 2021 - Electrical Engineer in Greenbelt, MD
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I love working at NASA

      Cons

      I have no cons for NASA

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      System Engineer

      May 3, 2021 - Systems Engineer in Kennedy Space Center, FL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Medical, Dental, 401k, overtime, Vacation

      Cons

      Low promotion probability, A lot of unknowns when going to higher-ups for questions

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Best Place to Work

      Apr 16, 2021 - Media Relations Specialist in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      The people and the mission

      Cons

      Political appointees who have no idea what they're doing but run the show

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Awesome place to work

      Apr 7, 2021 - Software Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Great place to apply and work with modern technologies and applications that have an impact.

      Cons

      There is a bureaucratic element, and also a tendency towards academia and research.

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great experience!

      Apr 11, 2021 - Nasa Intern in Washington, DC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Loved being mentored by the executives and having hands on experiences

      Cons

      There were no cons! Great internship!!

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