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Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Non-Profit
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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The Smithsonian Institution has many hats, from the one worn by Harrison Ford in the Indiana Jones movies, to the one worn by Abraham Lincoln the night he was assassinated. One of the world's leading cultural institutions, the Smithsonian houses more than 137 million objects in 19 museums and galleries, most of which are on the National Mall in Washington, DC. Some 30 million people every year view the Smithsonian's exhibits on art, music, TV and film, science, history, and other subjects. Admission to all but one of the Smithsonian's facilities is free; only the... More

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Pros: I can't imagine why anyone would dislike this place. This was a great place to work- nice environment. There are some good people working at the museum, but these are the down-to-earth hourly oompa loompas that are trying to make a living at a… Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Washington, DC – Reviewed May 27, 2014

Interview Details – Initial contact and interview were clear but informal. The person conducting the interview was detailed about the expectations of when, where, and who of the interview including the dress code (which was informal). A single in person interview was conducted with introductions (after the interview…Full Interview

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