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Updated August 15, 2018
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Pros
  • "NASA supports a healthy work life balance, numerous employees have flexible schedules" (in 32 reviews)

  • "Amazing work environment and amazing people" (in 21 reviews)

Cons
  • "The govt red tape is frustrating" (in 15 reviews)

  • "There are no cons to working for NASA" (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "teacher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NASA full-time

    Pros

    awesome place to work, they have so much to offer.

    Cons

    there are non cons i have at this time

    Advice to Management

    none


  2. "Systems Eng"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    it is an awesome place to work

    Cons

    You have to travel a lot

    Advice to Management

    Just keep doing great like always

  3. "DEVELOP Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Hands on and largely self-led research and GIS/Remote Sensing experience. You learn a lot in a short amount of time and if your team members are fun it can be a great internship.

    Cons

    Low hourly wage, but that is to be expected as this is only a 10 week internship.


  4. "Chief engineer (planet motion)"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NASA part-time

    Pros

    All the benefits are the best company can offer. too good

    Cons

    there is no issues. i love nasa


  5. "Excellent internship"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great internship, friendly, intelligent and helpful coworkers

    Cons

    Sometimes working in government can be frustrating, but NASA is probably the coolest place to be frustrated.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the amazing work. I loved my internship.


  6. "Voted best place to work..."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NASA full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    NASA employs smart, mission-driven people. You learn something interesting and cool everyday.

    Cons

    Politics and political appointees come and go and can be disruptive.


  7. "High School AeroSpace Scholars"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very educational and learned lot of things.

    Cons

    No cons I can think of.

  8. "Nasa is great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NASA full-time

    Pros

    Great opportunity to grow

    Cons

    I do not have any cons


  9. "NASA Postdoc"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NASA full-time

    Pros

    Good place to start a career

    Cons

    Federal agency, salaries are capped


  10. "Software Engineering Intern"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer(Internship) in Hampton, VA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer(Internship) in Hampton, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NASA (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It was an amazing experience!

    Cons

    Nothing at all! It was amazing


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