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The Nature Conservancy Reviews

Updated February 12, 2018
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  • It is a non-profit, so the salaries cannot always compete with the for profit guys (in 13 reviews)

  • location is a issue but i work from home most of the time (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Intern"

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

    Pros

    Great Company, Great Staff, Great Experience

    Cons

    none that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Thanks so such a great experience!

    The Nature Conservancy Response

    Feb 15, 2018 – Talent Coordinator, Recruiting Operations

    Thank you for your feedback! We are glad to know you had such a positive experience working with us. Thank you for all your work and we hope you will continue to support our mission. We wish you the... More


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great organization to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at The Nature Conservancy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Mission driven, huge resources, people are willing to help each other across different states and programs, integrity beyond reproach

    Cons

    Can be bureaucratic sometimes, does a lot of strategic reviews.

    The Nature Conservancy Response

    Jan 30, 2018 – Talent Coordinator, Recruiting Operations

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review! Your work and support to our mission is critical. We are pleased to hear that you feel we are reaching above and beyond when it comes to our resources... More

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work- fair, good benefits, good salaries, does good for the world."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The Nature Conservancy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great mission, good environmental stewardship, work with extremely intelligent people, strong sexual harassment policy, anonymous phone tips to report unethical behavior, good benefits, fair salaries

    Cons

    It's a fairly large corporation so sometimes feel a small cog in a big wheel.

    The Nature Conservancy Response

    Feb 7, 2018 – Talent Coordinator, Recruiting Operations

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review! At The Nature Conservancy, you can do well and do good at the same time by supporting our critical mission. We value our employees and have policies... More


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Stands out among environmental non-profits"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Former Employee - Anonymous

    I worked at The Nature Conservancy part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The willingness to take an economic approach to environmentalism brings more people into the fold. It's nice to be part of a non-profit which already has the means to affect big change.

    Cons

    Still a non-profit, so you have to be patient with the pace of change.

    The Nature Conservancy Response

    Jan 30, 2018 – Talent Coordinator, Recruiting Operations

    Thank you for your feedback! Thank you for your work and support in our mission. At The Nature Conservancy we work collectively to conserve and conduct business by environmentally sensitive means... More


  5. "Great organizational culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at The Nature Conservancy full-time

    Pros

    A friendly and collaborative environment. Great culture.

    Cons

    No Cons, I'm enjoying working at this organization.

    The Nature Conservancy Response

    Jan 30, 2018 – Talent Coordinator, Recruiting Operations

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review! At The Nature Conservancy, you can do well and do good at the same time when supporting our critical mission. It is great knowing that you enjoy our... More


  6. "Great Work Environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at The Nature Conservancy full-time

    Pros

    Enjoyed my time there. Great people who do great work.

    Cons

    There was not enough PTO.

    The Nature Conservancy Response

    Feb 7, 2018 – HR Specialist, Recruiting Operations

    Thank you for your review! We are proud of the work we are doing to support biological diversity on Earth. We will certainly relay your concerns about PTO.


  7. "Great place to work!"

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

    I have been working at The Nature Conservancy full-time

    Pros

    problem solving environment, rewards creativity and take-charge spirit

    Cons

    Not enough support; business systems work poorly

    Advice to Management

    upgrade philanthropy systems to professional levels

  8. "Applied Scientist"

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    Current Employee - Applied Scientist
    Current Employee - Applied Scientist
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    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Nature Conservancy part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexible, friendly, good benefits, dedicated, mission driven in part

    Cons

    Big, bureaucratic, some bad leaders

    Advice to Management

    Be respectful and authentic

    The Nature Conservancy Response

    Feb 15, 2018 – Talent Coordinator, Recruiting Operations

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your dedicated work towards our mission over the years. At The Nature Conservancy, we value honesty, respect and fairness. We appreciate... More


  9. "Highly Recommend"

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    Former Employee - Law Clerk in Arlington, VA
    Former Employee - Law Clerk in Arlington, VA
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great people, great work, great atomosphere. The work highly impactful and done in a cooperative team atmosphere.

    Cons

    Large company and therefore hard to get to know those outside of your department.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Smart, committed, ethical people"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at The Nature Conservancy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great talent, innovative ways to find solutions, teamwork.
    Benefits.
    Clarity in processes.

    Cons

    Continuous shift in strategy and plans.
    High turnover in leadership position in certain areas.
    Too much planning, too little actions.
    Bureaucracy

    Advice to Management

    Improve planning systems
    Be careful with certain partnerships


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