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U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts Reviews

Updated Jul 20, 2018

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  1. "Wonderful Work Environment!"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Boston, MA

    I have been working at U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    If you are looking to have a long and rewarding career, then this is the place for you. The colleagues are great, management values input, and layoffs are virtually nonexistent. To boot, we are doing the peoples' work, staving off and removing criminal operators to the best of our ability, using the many resources at our disposal. We work hard to bring justice to the commonwealth, and we have the track record to prove...

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    Cons

    The only downside I can note here is the shortage of federal full-time positions available. Due to the various hiring freezes prevalent throughout the federal government, the office is often forced to rely on contractors to fill vacant positions. These jobs usual go to college grads, who stick around for 2 or so years, before eventually leaving for grad school. This leaves a void in their wake, and work inevitably falls...

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    Advice to Management

    I would stress to management to fight harder to bring on more full-time federal employees to maintain worker retention.

    U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts2018-03-23
  2. "Paralegal"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts full-time

    Pros

    Good experience; great work environment

    Cons

    no room for advancement; gets stressful

    U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts2018-07-20
  3. "Excellent Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Incredibly flexible with work schedule

    Cons

    Contract positions are for indeterminate amount of time so it's difficult to make future plans

    U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts2017-09-12
  4. "USAO Intern"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts full-time

      Pros

      This is a great internship experience

      Cons

      There are no downsides to working here

      U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts2017-05-04
    • "Great place to work"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends

      I worked at U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts

      Pros

      You can't help but learn a lot working here

      Cons

      Lots of bureaucracy, a given for the federal government

      U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts2017-03-14
    • "Excellent Experience"

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      Former Employee - Legal Intern in Boston, MA
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      Positive Outlook

      I worked at U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts full-time for less than a year

      Pros

      The culture is relaxed but focused. The attorneys are all very supportive and professional. The environment is great to practice law in

      Cons

      There is a high volume of work so the days can be long depending on the time of the year. There are not many cons to working here though.

      Advice to Management

      No advice, it is a great position

      U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts2014-10-31
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