Be a part of Battleship Cove's dynamic team! The USS Massachusetts Memorial Committee, Inc. is an equal opportunities employer and encourages minorities and veterans to apply.

Visitor Services Staff

$11.00 an hour

Battleship Cove seeks customer oriented associates to join their Visitor Services team. Duties include gift shop, tickets sales, carousel, events, and staffing the Nautical Nights camping program.

Candidates must have retail and customer service experience and be able to pass a CORI/SORI check.

Please send resume and cover letter, or stop by the Battleship Cove gift shop for an application. battleship@battleshipcove.org. NO PHONE CALLS.

Internships at Battleship Cove

The Collections Department at Battleship Cove in Fall River, America's Largest Fleet Museum, is accepting interns to assist with collections management projects.

This unpaid internship is open to students currently pursuing their BA or MA in Museum Studies, Public History, History, Art History, or other applicable field. Hours are flexible between 8:30-4, Monday through Friday, and a minimum dedication of 8 hours a week is desirable. Interns will be working on site at the Battleship Massachusetts as well as at Battleship Cove's collections storage at the Marine Museum at Fall River.

Scope and Learning Opportunities: Interns will be responsible for assisting the Director of Collections and PT Boat Director with cataloging, inventorying, and re-housing a wide variety of collections, including photographs, textiles and uniforms, and other object-based collections. Additionally, interns will be responsible for organizing and entering this information into the Collections Management database.

Interns will gain hands-on experience working within historic WWII collections and will become familiar with cataloging and archival processes. Applicants should be highly organized, have strong attention to detail, and be able to work independently or collaboratively within a team.

How to apply: please send a letter of interest and resume to Elizabeth York, Director of Collections, at eyork@battleshipcove.org

Curatorial Fellowship

The Maritime Museum at Battleship Cove in Fall River is seeking a Curatorial Fellow on a 3-month paid position focusing on collections and exhibit management.

The Curatorial Fellow, supervised by the Director of Collections, will be responsible for cataloging, inventorying, and re-housing a wide variety of collections, including photographs, textiles and uniforms, and other object-based collections at the Maritime Museum. Additionally, the Curatorial Fellow will be responsible for organizing and entering this information into the Collections Management database, PastPerfect, with the assistance of volunteers. The Curatorial Fellow will also be responsible for the care and organization of both the Maritime Museum library and the Battleship Cove library, both housed on site at the Maritime Museum.

An additional option for the curation and design of an exhibit at the Museum is available, once the cataloging and re-housing of the collections has been completed.
Applicants should be highly organized, have strong attention to detail, and be able to work independently or collaboratively within a team. This 3-month fellowship is open to students currently pursuing their MA in Museum Studies, Public History, History, Art History, or other applicable field. This fellowship is also open to post-graduates with an MA in aforementioned fields. Experience with preserving, cataloging, and re-housing collections is necessary, as well as experience with collections management databases such as PastPerfect. Hours are between 8:30-5, Monday through Friday, with some occasional weeknights and weekend days. The Curatorial Fellow will be working on site at the Maritime Museum at Fall River. The Curatorial Fellow will be an hourly employee, paid at a rate of $16 per hour.

Please email your cover letter and resume to battleship@battleshipcove.org with “Curatorial Fellow” in the subject line. No phone calls please.