Career Opportunities

Applicants are considered without regard to race, creed, color, country of origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, or sexual orientation.


Museum Careers

Accounting Clerk (Part-time) 
Accounting Clerk Job Description (pdf)
The New Bedford Whaling Museum seeks a part-time Accounting Clerk. Reporting to the Senior Accountant, the Accounting Clerk provides accounting and clerical support to the finance department. The Accounting Clerk keys daily paperwork to the general ledger system, ensures files are complete and maintained as needed, handles accounts payable duties, and assists accounting personnel with special projects. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  Send resume and cover letter to Michelle Taylor, Chief Financial Officer & V.P. for Operations at  


Curator of Social History
Curator of Social History Job Description (pdf)
The New Bedford Whaling Museum seeks a full time Curator of Social History to join the Museum’s highly dynamic curatorial department. Reporting to the Curator of Exhibitions and Collections, the position requires a breadth of knowledge in fields relevant to the permanent collections and New England social history, and exceptional public speaking and writing skills and experience with exhibition design and installation. The Curator will support the Curator of Exhibitions through comprehensive research, exhibition design development and implementation, and publications. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Christina Connett, Curator of Exhibitions and Collections at



Internships and Apprenticeships

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Last modified: August 1, 2017