Career Opportunities

New Bedford Whaling Museum is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

 

Museum Careers

Manager of Institutional Relations
Manager of Institutional Relations Job Description (pdf)
Reporting to the Director of Philanthropy, the Manager of Institutional Relations will lead the Museum’s efforts to secure public and private institutional funding for our diverse and innovative exhibitions and programs, and for the maintenance of our unique collections and historic campus in the heart of downtown New Bedford. As a key member of the Development team, the Manager of Institutional Relations will oversee a robust foundation fundraising program and work in collaboration with other departments and senior leadership to develop and draft compelling approaches to new institutional funders. How to Apply: Send cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Emily Mead, Director of Philanthropy, at emead@whalingmuseum.org. No calls, please.

 

Manager of Young Adult Programs
Manager of Young Adult Programs Job Description (pdf)
Reporting to the Director of Education and working as an active member of the Museum’s Education Team, the Manager of Young Adult Programs will lead all aspects the Museum’s High School Apprenticeship Program, an award winning youth development program engaging New Bedford students in grades 10 -12. How to Apply: Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Christina Turner, Director of Education at cturner@whalingmuseum.org.

 

Internships and Apprenticeships

Education Programs Intern
Education Programs Intern (pdf)
This spring we are hiring an intern to assist with the administration and setting up of school programs. How to Apply: Interested candidates should apply using our online Internship Application Form. If you have any questions or concerns please reach out to Tiffany Henriksen, Manager of Young Adult Programs, at thenriksen@whalingmuseum.org.

 

Lighting the Way Intern
Lighting the Way Internship Description (pdf)
Lighting the Way will mark the 2020 centennial of the 19th Amendment and women’s right to vote with programming, events and other activities. For this project, the intern will work with the LTW Coordinator, the Director of Education and the LTW committee to further the goals of the project. How to Apply: Interested candidates should apply using our online Internship Application Form by January 3, 2020. If you have any questions or concerns please reach out to Tiffany Henriksen, Manager of Young Adult Programs, at thenriksen@whalingmusuem.org.

 

Click here for information on these and other opportunities or contact:
education@whalingmuseum.org
(508) 997-0046 x186  

 

 

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