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Guggenheim Museum Reviews

Updated Aug 7, 2019

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3.9
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Guggenheim Museum CEO Richard Armstrong (no image)
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15 Ratings
Pros
  • "You do what a curatorial assistant would do, a little less, but you learn exactly what people in museums do and what you need to get there(in 8 reviews)

  • "Discount on the Museum cafe, get to see amazing exhibitions(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low pay, especially with new pay structures from HR(in 6 reviews)

  • "No room for growth as an intern(in 3 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Adult Educational Volunteer"

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    Former Employee - Volunteer in New York, NY

    I worked at Guggenheim Museum part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very professional staff and pleasant work atmosphere

    Cons

    I cannot think of any downsides

    Guggenheim Museum2018-12-17
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Fun place to work, not great pay"

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    Former Employee - Gallery Guide 

    I worked at Guggenheim Museum part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good people to work with, good sense of congeniality amongst departments

    Cons

    low pay for amount of education and experience

    Guggenheim Museum2019-08-07
  3. "Amazing culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Guggenheim Museum full-time

    Pros

    Really friendly energetic staff, great culture

    Cons

    Downtown location not close to museum

    Guggenheim Museum2018-11-15
  4. "Intern - Individual Development"

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    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Guggenheim Museum

    Pros

    Energetic staff, great resources, devotion to learning and hands-on experiences.

    Cons

    Some days can be slow, but this is infrequent.

    Guggenheim Museum2018-11-06
  5. "Guggenheim Museum"

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    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Guggenheim Museum part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great environment, nice staff, interesting projects

    Cons

    Not much room from growth

    Advice to Management

    Take more initiative with junior staff

    Guggenheim Museum2018-09-07
  6. "interview for internship in ASAP department"

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    I have been working at Guggenheim Museum

    Pros

    Super friendly staff, 2 hours of break paid

    Cons

    you are working on-call during off times

    Guggenheim Museum2018-08-23
  7. "Public"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Guggenheim Museum full-time

    Pros

    Great to work at a world renowned museum

    Cons

    Pay was horrible Non unionized Felt expendable Very exploited

    Advice to Management

    All of management needs to be re-evaluated.

    Guggenheim Museum2018-09-26
  8. "Cool"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Guggenheim Museum part-time

    Pros

    Best of the best some days

    Cons

    Not so good every other dat

    Guggenheim Museum2018-09-02
  9. "PT Membership Processing Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Membership Coordinator in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Guggenheim Museum part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Museum memberships Sleek office environment and offsite location downtown Beautiful events

    Cons

    Employees can be snooty Managers can be a bit out of touch

    Advice to Management

    Check in on people. See how things might be cohesive for all levels of your team - not just the managers.

    Guggenheim Museum2018-07-18
  10. "Bright, Dedicated Team"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Guggenheim Museum full-time

    Pros

    Working with the brightest minds, extremely smart and passionate people.

    Cons

    Must be willing to be as dedicated as the people who work here. Hours can be long, but worth it!

    Guggenheim Museum2018-06-19
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