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"Great learning experience"

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Former Intern - Intern in Washington, DC
Former Intern - Intern in Washington, DC
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Everyone is positive, happy to work at SI

Cons

Difficult to move up ladder
Archive system outdated, need to embrace technology
Budget issues, decreasing workforce

Advice to Management

Embrace technology and digital age, hire younger

Other Employee Reviews for Smithsonian

  1. "Very flexible, laid back people."

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    Former Intern - Office Clerk in Washington, DC
    Former Intern - Office Clerk in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very easy and comfortable. A lot of diversity and making of your own schedule.

    Cons

    Sometimes the workplace is TOO casual. Some people come dressed down, or over decorate their cubicles to the point where it is unprofessional.

    Advice to Management

    Less micro management from supervisors.


  2. "Interesting colleagues, slow to implement ideas."

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    Former Employee - Marketing Assistant in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Marketing Assistant in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Smithsonian part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Intelligent staff. Freebies. Big name. Cool projects.

    Cons

    Slow to implement new ideas. Sometimes feels like a government job.

    Advice to Management

    Get more tech savvy.

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