Career Opportunities

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


Museum Careers

Part-Time Assistant Librarian
Part-Time Assistant Librarian Job Description (pdf)
The New Bedford Whaling Museum seeks a part-time Assistant Librarian. The Assistant Librarian will work with the Library and Curatorial departments, under the direction of the Librarian, to assist with the day to day operations of the Research Library and Grimshaw-Gudewicz Reading Room. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Send resume and cover letter to Mark Procknik, Librarian, at


Part-time Visitor Services Associate (Weekend and Evening Shifts)
Visitor Services Associates (VSAs) are responsible for the daily operations of the admissions desk while providing excellent customer service.  This involves pleasantly greeting guests, selling museum admissions, memberships, and special event tickets, answering questions, implementing visitor protocol, and creating a positive first impression for all museum patrons.  VSA’s provide front-line support for managing visitor traffic including museum and library patrons, group tours, school tours, event and meeting attendees, and business appointments for staff.  Success in this position requires a confident and outgoing disposition, attention to detail, prompt and reliable attendance, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment. How to Apply: In person  |  Online application form


Internships and Apprenticeships

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(508) 997-0046 x186  


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