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www.si.edu
Washington, DC
5001 to 10000 employees
1846
Nonprofit Organization
Social Assistance
$1 to $2 billion (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 ... Read more

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    I have been working at Smithsonian full-time

    Pros

    Everyone is very nice here. Plus once you get into the system it's easy to move from one unit to another.

    Cons

    As all government agencies, things move slow here.

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Smithsonian Photos

Smithsonian photo of: Washington DC - Smithsonian Institution Building (Photo thanks to Flickr user thisisbossi, available under by-nc-sa v2.0)
Smithsonian photo of: After hours at Udvar-Hazy Air and Space Museum
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Smithsonian photo of: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington DC (Photo thanks to Flickr user IslesPunkFun, available under by-nc v2.0)
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Smithsonian Interviews

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    Interview

    Phone call interview lasted for less than 30 minutes. The interviewer only asked one question, then introduced Smithsonian and the position to me. The whole process was easy and casual.

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