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  • www.si.edu
  • Washington, DC
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1846
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Social Assistance
  • $1 to $2 billion (USD)

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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 ...

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Smithsonian Reviews

4.1
89%
Recommend to a Friend
76%
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Dr. David J. Skorton
Dr. David J. Skorton
82 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 5 years

"Simply Amazing"

Nov 20, 2021 - Anonymous Employee
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Positive Outlook

Pros

Almost everyone here likes working here. They are supportive of staff needs.

Cons

Lower pay due to government pay system. You have to work for at least 10 years before eligible for any part of a pension- so SAVE UP.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Smithsonian

3.6
(41 Reviews)

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Smithsonian Interviews

Experience
Positive77%
Negative10%
Neutral13%
Getting an Interview
Applied online78%
In Person9%
Campus Recruiting7%
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  1. Research Fellow Interview

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    Interview

    It can take a long time to process as a federal institution, but the interview process is fairly straightforward once you do hear back. Sometimes you won't hear back for awhile and then you have an interview scheduled, so be ready to be flexible.
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What are perks and other benefits like at Smithsonian?

...Excellent benefits and flexible schedule (like any other federal position)....

October 23, 2019

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