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Former Employee - Help Desk  in  Washington, DC (US)
Former Employee - Help Desk in Washington, DC (US)

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

Pros

Diversity. You get to meet people from all across the united states. This makes the work place such an enjoyable place. Opportunities for international travel to field offices is also a benefit of working at Peace Corps.

Cons

Some people are lazy, especially in the field offices. They give the peace corps such a bad name. The organisation should filter out volunteers without a strong sense of purpose. This will improve the image of the organisation

Advice to ManagementAdvice

increase diversity of the recruits

Disapproves of CEO

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    Best Life Experience You Can Get

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    Former Employee - Agriculture Volunteer  in  Port-Vila (Vanuatu)
    Former Employee - Agriculture Volunteer in Port-Vila (Vanuatu)

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

    Pros

    Full Benefits and the opportunity to travel and see the world for free. There's also a great sense of fulfillment and accomplishment that you don't get at a lot of other employers.

    Cons

    Can be somewhat isolated and communication can be spotty.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Great experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Peace Corps as an intern

    Pros

    travel, cultural immersion, free time

    Cons

    low pay, isolation, boredom, somewhat difficult living conditions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    re-evaluate living allownaces to keep up with rising cost of living

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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