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"Fun and rewarding"

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Former Employee - Docent in New York, NY
Former Employee - Docent in New York, NY
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Pros

learn a lot about chinese art when i was there; the pay was much better than when I worked as a docent at other galleries.

Cons

no set schedule; difficult to lead tours when I am not sure as to the age group; must be willing to study the exhibition information very well

Advice to Management

the management were very nice; though some were more dedicated to their job than others. They were very understanding - not much advice needed.

Other Employee Reviews for China Institute in America

  1. "Great place to learn"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at China Institute in America part-time

    Pros

    The coordinator here is friendly and is welling to teach the intern.

    Cons

    If the position is not that relevant to your major, you might find it hard to enhance yourself in professional knowledge in long-term.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Dysfunctional and toxic environment; Trustees are too involved in day-to-day operations"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    -CI has potential.

    -Most people start their careers at CI with a lot of enthusiasm and passion, but that doesn't last long.

    -The programs themselves (classes/talks/events/etc.) are interesting and the mission of the institute as a whole is a great one.

    Cons

    -Junior-level employees treated unfairly and receive terrible compensation compared to upper-level employees.

    -Education management is not qualified and instead of good ideas and good leadership, it uses a condescending attitude towards its employees to stay in power. This creates an environment of toxicity and resentment.

    -Trustees are obviously important to the success of the institute, but are too caught up with the day-to-day operations and this often leads to messy office politics.

    -Employee turnover rate very high.

    Advice to Management

    Treat junior-level employees better. Request that trustees focus on long-term goals only.

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