Job Overview


About the Agency

The Smithsonian Institution values and seeks a diverse workforce. Join us in "Inspiring Generations through Knowledge and Discovery."


  • Prepares exhibits using a wide variety of materials, layouts, and techniques.
  • Fabricates and installs complicated cases, panels, diorama housings, specimen supports, foreground accessories, and other complex exhibit items utilizing a variety of special techniques and various materials such as wood, metal, plastics, glass, fabrics, etc.
  • Repairs, maintains, and finish moldings, make parts, refill chips or broken pieces with plaster, wood, plastic and other materials.
  • Creates material lists for ordering of materials, time and cost estimates and the production schedule of a given project.