Moma Reviews

Updated May 7, 2021

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3.7
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37 Ratings
Pros
  • "Incredible exhibitions and live programming(in 13 reviews)

  • "Tour different institutions in NYC to learn more about the behind-the-scenes in museums and to network with museum professionals around the city(in 10 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Job can be repetitive, no room for growth(in 8 reviews)

  • "Incredibly low pay (though somewhat par for the course of the art world)(in 8 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Love it!

      May 7, 2021 - Janitor in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      full time work was perfect

      Cons

      not enough breaks for the

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Wonderful place to work

      Feb 22, 2021 - Development Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I love working at an arts institution that is so well regarded and presents an insightful and thought provoking program. The people I work with are fantastic and are very dedicated to the museum’s mission.

      Cons

      Everything is extremely bureaucratic and slow moving.

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    3. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Benefits and pay are nice but exploitive environment

      Apr 5, 2021 - Sales Associate in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits are phenomenal, pay is decent but it’s not worth the heavy workload.

      Cons

      See the above statement please.

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great art collection, bad management

      Mar 29, 2021 - Curatorial in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very intelligent teammates, great collection of art to work with

      Cons

      Elitist management, fixed term contracts with little ability for promotion or increased pay, no flexibility about hours or working from home

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Fine enough place to work

      Feb 3, 2021 - Visitor Services Assistant in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great coworkers, cool place to work, great environment

      Cons

      Time had to end after short term, kept out of union

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good Entry level position

      Feb 5, 2021 - Guest Assistant in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      GREAT BENEFITS GOOD PEOPLE GOOD PAY

      Cons

      Terrible communication skills with management

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    7. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      great people; bad place

      Feb 10, 2021 - Audiotour in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      staff at all levels are incredibly supportive and friendly - it can sometimes feel like a singles-bar with the younger staff

      Cons

      the place is exhausting - overcrowded and impossible to walk between locations without being stopped constantly once they see the badge

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Supportive department, but no stability

      Jan 11, 2021 - Administrative Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Department, meaningful work, creative environment

      Cons

      Very little stability, no growth

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Positive experience

      Jan 7, 2021 - Development Coordinator in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      dream team, great place to learn fundraising

      Cons

      The environment was busy around holidays

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Overall Good Job

      Dec 1, 2020 - Administrative Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      strong benefits (ie healthcare, tuition reimbursement), access to openings and events, surrounded by art, unique opportunities, intelligent/inspiring colleagues

      Cons

      poor cross-department communication, wide pay gap between lower and upper-level staff, difficult to move up once you have been there, gossipy work environment

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