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Great place to work if you have a passion for your subject.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC

I have been working at Smithsonian full-time (More than 10 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Contributing to the increase and diffusion of knowledge

Cons

Quality of employee work life is not standard across departments.

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  1. Great place to intern

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    Former Intern - Internship in Washington, DC
    Former Intern - Internship in Washington, DC

    I worked at Smithsonian as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Got to work on real projects, great boss, real commitment to the organization

    Cons

    Unpaid internship where I was doing some of the same work that paid employees were doing.


  2. Post Doc Fellow at Smithosonian Astrophysical Observatory

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Post Doc Fellow in Cambridge, MA
    Former Employee - Post Doc Fellow in Cambridge, MA

    I worked at Smithsonian full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Very productive environment. Interaction with a large community of astronomers covering all the branches of astronomy. Prestigious institution with large international visibility.

    Cons

    Too big and sometimes too dispersive. Almost impossible to progress your career from simple temporary postdoc with no benefits to full-time permanent employee with benefits.


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