Working at the Smithsonian
Why Work at the Smithsonian?
Apollo to the Moon, Eternal Life in Ancient Egypt, America’s Presidents, the Wright Flyer, the Star-Spangled Banner,
or pandas at the National Zoo? But did you ever think of working here? The Smithsonian Institution offers diverse and
unique career opportunities. Whatever your skills, interests, or education level, it’s likely we have something to interest you.
You would be making an important contribution to an Institution beloved by the American public and visitors from around the world.
The Smithsonian is the guardian of some of our nation’s most valuable scientific, historic and artistic treasures and is a leader in
research, innovation and discovery. We offer our visitors a unique, inspiring experience and we offer those who work here a chance
to make a difference in the cultural life of our nation.
Careers At The Smithsonian