The Museum of Science and Industry Reviews

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at The Museum of Science and Industry full-time (less than a year)


    Management is very open and receptive to new ideas


    Location isn't great, nothing else to say

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The Museum of Science and Industry Interviews

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Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


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Interview Difficulty




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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at The Museum of Science and Industry.

    Interview Details

    The hiring process was a delightful blend of modern technology and participatory group interviews. To begin, I applied with my resume via the website. Thankfully I didn't have to hound them for a followup because HR contacted me in the next few days by phone. This began stage two, where I collaborated via email to pick an interview date (usually monthly around the 5th). On that day, I showed up, filled out a general application with around 14 other people, and we chit chatted until it was time to move on to the group interview. This was practically a show put on by a few team managers and their superior guest services manager. The overview of the job and it's nature involved participatory questioning that allowed the interviewees to voice their opinions or understandings of the guest engagement policy/philosophy at MSI. The key here is engagement that inspires the inventive genius in everyone. Bonus points for knowing mission and vision statements.

    The last bit of the interview involved each interviewee hosting a one minute improv demonstration of some random contraption. Points go for making the presentation engaging, not so much for knowledge of physics principles and such.

    Interview Questions
    • The most difficult aspect was by far the improv presentation. We each had our pick of random baggies, and within each baggie was an item that bounced, lit up, twirled, sprung, or had some other physical sciencey thing occur. Our mission was to present this object to the whole group, engage the group through questions and/or physical interaction, and leave them with some degree of inspiration.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    My availability didn't work for the guest services team that was looking to hire from that interview. However, not a couple weeks passed before another guest services team needed a new hire and they simply looked at the notes from my group interview date and gave me a call.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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Headquarters Chicago, IL
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Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Transportation & Logistics
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