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Working at the Smithsonian

Administration

  • An organization with the size and diversity of the Smithsonian requires a large, savvy and creative administrative staff to keep things running smoothly. Many of these “office” positions are in work environments unique to the Smithsonian and offer challenging assignments. Administrative positions include everything from entry-level clerical jobs, administrative assistants, program and project managers to administrative officers and associate directors managing multi-million dollar budgets and operations for large departments or museums.
  • These positions require high school graduation with additional technical education or degrees for the higher level administrators. Many employees have been promoted from within because of their knowledge of unique and highly specialized aspects of the Smithsonian.

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