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  • HMNS is a great place to work

    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Houston, TX
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    I worked at Houston Museum of Natural Science part-time (Less than a year)


    I love the museum! Working here was fun and since you rotate through the different areas, it doesn't get boring. If you like what the museum offers (as opposed to it just being another job) then one huge perk is being able to see all the IMAX films and visit the special exhibition halls for free. It's also interesting if you like to people watch. Everyone in general is pretty friendly and the CSR manager is really cool about scheduling. I liked the option of being able to wear HMNS t-shirts as part of the uniform; it's nice to be comfortable.


    The biggest cons are having to repeat yourself over and over to visitors at the museum ("Please stop touching the xyz. Excuse me, there's no photography in this exhibit.") but that's a given in a customer-heavy environment, and that the only food available close by is the McDonald's inside the museum. The slightly annoying con is the cliques that form within the workforce since the CSR pool is mostly a younger group (early to mid-20s); some days it was like being in high school all over again.

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    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Houston Museum of Natural Science (Houston, TX).


    It was easy. The team was very nice and everyone there was helpful I am so surprised that I got called back in two hours. It was a very positive experience.

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Website www.hmns.org
Headquarters Houston, TX
Size 201 to 500 Employees
Founded 1909
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year
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Mother Nature is under the microscope at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. The popular museum features displays on subjects such as space science, energy, paleontology, chemistry, gems and minerals, ancient Egyptians, Native Americans, and Texas wildlife. The museum also hosts traveling exhibitions detailing a variety of topics. Special features of the museum include an IMAX theater, the Burke Baker Planetarium, the Cockrell Butterfly Center, and the nearby George Observatory. The Houston Museum of Natural Science was founded in 1909 as the Houston Museum and ... More

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