Working at the Smithsonian
- Writers/Editors can be found throughout the Smithsonian in public affairs, publications,
development, exhibits offices, with the magazine staff or doing technical writing in IT or a scientific department.
the creation and production of printed materials, including exhibit labels, brochures, exhibit catalogs,
promotional materials and grant proposals.
- They perform editing, copy editing, proof reading, approval of color
separations/proofs and press checks. They are increasingly called on to produce content for websites and other new media.
- A writer/editor must have a great command of the English language including grammar, and style
standards. Many Writers/Editors have English degrees.
"Working at the Smithsonian"