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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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Vice President of Operations

Leadership of CBMM’s daily operations functions reporting to the President, serving on the senior management team. Duties include direct oversight and management of Guest Services and Marina Operations, Boatyard operations, Museum Store and online sale processes.

Strong project management and implementation skills, 5+ years’ personnel management experience; Master’s degree desired. Knowledge of not-for-profit industry and general fiscal practices, systems and marina operations. Ability to set strategies and communicate to all levels of stakeholders from Board to staff members.  Full-time position with excellent benefits. Send cover letter with resume and references to or Human Resources, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels, Maryland 21663-0636.


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



Current internship opportunities are filled. Please check back Fall 2016 for Summer 2017 opportunities. 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.