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Grade: 12
* 1.Choose the answer that best describes your education and experience.
  1. I have successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in museum work; or in an applicable subject-matter field.
  2. I have appropriate combination of education and experience - courses equivalent to a major as shown 1. above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
  3. I have four years of experience that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study as shown in 1. above.
  4. I do not have the basic experience for the position.


* 2.Do you have one year of full-time experience at the GS-11 level that is close or similar to the work of this job? The experience include activities such as conceptualizing, developing, and implementing exhibitions, research projects, curricular materials, and public programs about Asian Pacific American history, art and culture. The experience also includes developing pan-institutional partnerships to provide leadership, coordination, and insight for the effective integration of the Asian Pacific American experience in research, collection, and exhibition activities throughout the Smithsonian.
  1. Yes
  2. No


Grade: All Grades
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* 1.Select the response that best reflects how you learned about this position.
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