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 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

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 by December 15, 2019. 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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