Shedd Aquarium Overview

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  • www.sheddaquarium.org
  • Chicago, IL
  • 201 to 500 Employees
  • 1930
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Culture & Entertainment
  • $25 to $100 million (USD)

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Shedd is more than a destination. Our scientists are saving endangered species and their habitats. Our animal care experts rescue and rehabilitate wildlife in need, across the country and around the world. Our conservationists are restoring the health of the Great Lakes. Our ...
Mission: Sparking compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world.

Shedd Aquarium Reviews

4.0
84%
Recommend to a Friend
89%
Approve of CEO
Dr. Bridget Coughlin
Dr. Bridget Coughlin
31 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee

"Great Place to Work"

Jul 25, 2022 - Guest Relations Associate
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Employee culture is great, so easy to get along with everyone.

Cons

Guest relations - customer service jobs are difficult. Days are long and you are on your feet the whole day
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Diversity & Inclusion at Shedd Aquarium

3.9
(25 Reviews)

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Shedd Aquarium Interviews

Experience
Positive93%
Negative3%
Neutral3%
Getting an Interview
Applied online92%
Other4%
In Person4%
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  1. Guest Relations Ambassador Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Not sure if they still do it this way, but it was a round table group interview. Everyone gets a chance to speak and that was nice- some group interviews try and pit people against each other.
    Interview

    They asked you to take a walk around the museum and talk about things that you observed.

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Shedd Aquarium Awards & Accolades

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Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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Employees rate Shedd Aquarium 4 out of 5 stars based on 158 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 84 of employees would recommend working at Shedd Aquarium to a friend. This is based on 119 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

93 of job seekers rate their interview experience at Shedd Aquarium as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.5 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Shedd Aquarium.

67 of employees think that Shedd Aquarium has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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