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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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We are currently accepting applications for the following five Summer 2017 Internship opportunities:

Curatorial Internship (2)

Communications Internship

Development Internship

Education Internship

Length of Internship: 10-13 weeks beginning June 2017

Intern Schedule:  Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., however intern will be expected to be present on evenings and/or weekends when specific special events are scheduled and will be permitted time off during the week to off-set these hours.

Stipend: Full time interns are paid a stipend of $175 per week. Interns are paid for holidays, but not for time lost due to illness or personal leave. Co-ed, shared housing may be available to interns; a $50 refundable housing deposit must be made at time of signed intern agreement.

Application Dates:

Applications are due by close of business Friday, February 17, 2017.

Notice of acceptance for intern positions will be made by Friday, March 31, 2017.

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.