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

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


Part-time Education Programs Coordinator
Part-time Education Programs Coordinator Job Description (pdf)
The New Bedford Whaling Museum seeks a part-time Education Programs Coordinator. Reporting to the Director of Education and Science Programs, the Education Programs Coordinator maintains a working knowledge of all education programs, assists in their promotion, and arranges all aspects of group tours scheduling and visits; including logistics, coordination, and administration. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Send resume and cover letter to Sarah Rose, Vice President, Education & Programs, at


Internships and Apprenticeships

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Last modified: June 20, 2017