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Helpful (3)

World-class museum; low pay

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Former Employee - Assistant to Curator in Chicago, IL (US)
Former Employee - Assistant to Curator in Chicago, IL (US)

I worked at Art Institute of Chicago full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Recommends
Neutral Outlook

Pros

Amazing exhibitions, collection, and staff.

Cons

Can be disorganized and inefficient.

Advice to Management

Give lower-level staff opportunities to grow and advance.

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  1. repotism rules, might makes right...Old boys network persists...

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    Former Employee - Professor in North Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Professor in North Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at Art Institute of Chicago full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    where are your connections? Does your spouse need a job? We'll give slide your spouse into a partime position if you take on a tenure track....

    Cons

    Your secrets are safe with us. Transparency is a myth.

    Advice to Management

    Look at your legacy. Consider your karma. Find your humanity. Look within.

  2. Helpful (1)

    Solid place for an internship

    Current Intern - Intern in Chicago, IL (US)
    Current Intern - Intern in Chicago, IL (US)

    I have been working at Art Institute of Chicago as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fun, interesting colleagues who are invested in their work; exciting and very busy atmosphere; amazing galleries to stroll around during breaks

    Cons

    Huge institution, can be easy to fall through the cracks a bit if you don't have people watching out for you or you're not assertive enough

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