Career Opportunities

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


Museum Careers

Volunteer and School Programs Manager
Volunteer and School Programs Manager Job Description (pdf)
As the Volunteer and School Programs Manager, you will develop and manage all aspects of the museum’s volunteer program, school programs and support the development and management of other education programs in collaboration with the education team. How to Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to by July 30, 2020.


Part-time Visitor Experience Associate, must be able to work weekends
Visitor Experience Associates (VEAs) 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.  VEA’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: Online Application Form


Internships and Apprenticeships

Click here for information on these and other opportunities or contact:
(508) 997-0046 x186  



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