EMP Museum Reviews

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    Great content, great people, if it's ok that you make a little less than average

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at EMP Museum full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The title says it all - there are not many other places in Seattle (or elsewhere for that matter) where you have the opportunity to work on a variety of subject matter, or with a great set of coworkers like the EMP.

    Cons

    While I was working there, I learned and grew as a employee tremendously. However, there was a very clear ceiling (both in career and salary), and if I wanted to move past it, I would need to leave. The organization attracts great people, but they all leave because there is only so far you can go there.

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EMP Museum Interviews

Updated Oct 9, 2014
Updated Oct 9, 2014

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    Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at EMP Museum in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    initial communication was direct, interview style was casual. The team was open to questions, and the process seemed well organized.

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    Reasons for Declining

    Had another offer that was a better fit.

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    Easy Interview

EMP Museum Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work in Healthcare, Modern Healthcare, 2009
Best Places to Work in Healthcare, Modern Healthcare, 2008
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Website www.empmuseum.org
Headquarters Seattle, WA
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded 1992
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
Revenue $5 to $10 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

'Scuse me while I kiss this museum. Seattle's Experience Music Project (EMP) sprang from Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen's passion for all things Jimi Hendrix. Allen owned the world's largest collection of the guitar virtuoso's memorabilia, which he wanted to share with all music fans. The idea soon mushroomed to encompass all aspects of rock music, and EMP now boasts more than 80,000 music instruments and artifacts, ranging from Bob Dylan's first electric guitar to Gene Simmons' demon KISS costume, as well as an extensive archive of sound recordings, films, photographs... More

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