Working at the Smithsonian
- Museum Technicians are entry-level “hands on the collection” positions.
They work directly with curators and collection managers and may be involved in a variety of activities such as researching
artifacts, assisting visiting scholars, packing and storing artifacts, assisting with registration activities, recordkeeping and
answering public inquiries.
- Each technician job is different depending on the nature of the collection.
We also employ technicians in horticulture, various types of biological laboratories, as well as mechanical and electronics
- Museum Technicians have the opportunity for promotion to Museum Specialist which provides
more professional opportunities and challenging research assignments.
"Working at the Smithsonian"