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The toughest job you'll ever love

Agroforestry Extension Agent (Former Employee)

ProsIt is truly a life-changing experience to live and work in another country. PCVs learn invaluable communication and problem-solving skills that can transfer to any job after service.

Also, I love the Third Goal of the mission statement - "Helping promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans." Because of this, PC service is never really finished.

ConsA pro and a con - since many PCVs live far from the PC offices, they receive little support from PC staff. This requires PCVs to develop self-motivation skills.

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    How far are you willing to go?

    PCVL (Former Employee) Lusaka, Lusaka (Zambia)

    I worked at Peace Corps full-time for more than a year


    Pros: The toughest job you'll ever love. Cons: Again, the toughest job you'll ever love. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

     

    Great place to intern

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Peace Corps


    Pros: Interned with a fun, young team. Friendly environment and great location. Work with… Cons: Day-to-day tasks for interns tended to be repetitive. Would have been nice to work on larger projects. Although not a… More
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