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Pros
  • It is quite an interesting place to work with behind the scenes understanding of what happens in the largest museum complex in the world (in 3 reviews)

  • Great benefits after two years of employment and committed people (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • No possible full time for my position (in 4 reviews)

  • Unpaid position- no benefits other than the experience itself (in 4 reviews)

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    Smithsonian Theater Host

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    Current Employee - Theater Host  in  Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Theater Host in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Smithsonian

    Pros

    You get to work in a world class museum and watch interesting IMAX films. You also get to work interesting museum events

    Cons

    The pay is not good and the work is boring at times. Supervisor treat their staff like little children and can be condescending at times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Show staff a little more respect

    Doesn't Recommend

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