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Employment and Internships

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is a dynamic organization with diverse staffing needs that create a variety of job opportunities. From curatorial and Museum education staff, to shipwrights and apprentices, to accounting, fundraising, administration, and operations, professional staff work together to further the Museum’s mission.

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Campaign Finance Director

CBMM is seeking an energetic, experienced finance executive to be a key part of its Finance Dept. The Campaign Finance Director will plan, organize and implement financial reporting related to the Museum’s 5-year $20M+ Comprehensive Campaign. The position reports to the VP of Finance, working closely with the Major Gifts Officer on donor accounting, grant monitoring and reporting, and other Campaign activities; and with the VP of Operations on capital improvements and major maintenance expenditures.

The Finance Director will also be responsible for aspects of CBMM’s ongoing accounting: budget planning, endowment accounting and monthly reporting. Experience in management of general liability insurance is a plus.

Requirements include 5 years+ accounting experience, an accounting degree, and highly developed organizational, office and computer skills. A CPA license and/or master’s degree preferred. Also excellent communication and people management skills. Prefer Not-for-Profit experience, knowledge of fund accounting and grant admin. requirements. Full time with excellent benefits. Send letter with resume, references and salary requirements to or to HR, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot St., St. Michaels, MD 21663.

Internship Opportunities

Intern opportunities are now open for 2016 

To apply, please email your resume and a thoughtful cover letter which includes how the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum internship fits with your background and career goals and what you hope to achieve from the experience, as well as what you believe you can contribute. Also required for consideration is a copy of your most recent transcript, and a letter of recommendation. The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, age or sexual orientation.

Communications & Special Events Intern

Curatorial Intern

Development Intern

Education Intern

Finance Intern


Shipwright Apprenticeships

Requirements, Compensation & Application
Successful completion of an accredited boat building school is preferred, but applicants with related experience will be considered. Though not required, it is strongly suggested that applicants visit the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum campus.



To apply for a shipwright apprenticeship, please mail or fax your completed application to:

Michael Gorman, Boatyard Manager
213 N. Talbot Street
St. Michaels, MD 21663
Phone: 410-745-4968 | Fax: 410-745-6088