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American Museum of Natural History Overview

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New York, NY (US)
1001 to 5000 employees
1869
Non-profit Organisation
Museums, Zoos & Amusement Parks
$100 to $500 million (AUD) per year
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The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world's foremost scientific museums. Its landmark building on New York's Central Park West showcases parts of its immense collections of anthropological and zoological specimens, along with ... Read more

American Museum of Natural History Reviews

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    Current Employee - Program Coordinator in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Program Coordinator in New York, NY (US)
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    I have been working at American Museum of Natural History full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Working at AMNH is a life-changing experience and a great honor. AMNH provides an incredible network of like-minded individuals.

    Cons

    Pay is lower than comparable jobs at other similar institutions

    Advice to Management

    Reward loyalty by means of higher and more appropriate compensation for staff

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American Museum of Natural History Interviews

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    Museum Curator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6+ months. I interviewed at American Museum of Natural History (New York, NY (US)).

    Interview

    Initial communication by email, interview was a full day, very intensive.
    No feedback during interview. Your job talk is critical, as are strong people skills.

    Interview Questions

    • How will you collaborate with Curators in other departments and Divisions?   1 Answer

    Reasons for Declining

    It's incredibly expensive living in NYC. AMNH has no housing benefits.

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