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    I have been working at Holocaust Memorial Museum full-time (Less than a year)

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    Pros

    - It feels great to be working for such an important institution; that both continues the memory of the millions of people who's lives were affected by the holocaust, but also educating on how to prevent genocide in the future. Teaching how it can happen anywhere, to any advanced and educated group of people.
    - The benefits are pretty amazing.
    - Half of the 400-500 person staff is direct federal employees, half is through donations to the museum, but all get great government benefits.
    - Contrary to what outsiders often speculate, it is a positive place to work despite the heavy content. People seem happy and cheery.
    - Lots of great people. And there are survivors volunteering here to get to know and hear their story. It doesn't get any more special than that.
    - Beautiful location on the National Mall.
    - Great flexibility for a quality work life balance. They value people and respect people here - thus should be expected from the content we deal with.
    - Supportive of professional development

    Cons

    Not a lot of dining or post-work options in the immediate area, but at least there is a Museum Cafe that employees get a discount at.

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    I applied online – interviewed at Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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    I applied online and was asked to come in for an interview. There was no phone interview first. The interview was very cordial and the questions were fair and appropriate. They ended up choosing an internal candidate. The whole process was very quick.

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Holocaust Memorial Museum Awards & Accolades

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Best Places To Work in the Federal Government (Small), Partnership for Public Service, 2009

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Website www.ushmm.org
Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1980
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
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The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has a lesson to share. The museum's primary mission is to advance and disseminate knowledge about the Holocaust, to preserve the memory of those who suffered, and to encourage its visitors to reflect on the moral and spiritual questions raised by the tragic events of the Holocaust. The museum broadens the public understanding of the Holocaust through exhibitions; research and publications; collecting and preserving material evidence; distribution of educational materials; and through a number of other programs. Chartered by an... More

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