Employment

Do you love to bring history to life, enjoy creating memorable experiences and want to work for a worthy cause? We may have the perfect job! The Nantucket Historical Association seeks energetic and positive visionaries who will help bring the NHA to new heights.

The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.




Visitor Operations Opportunities

Visitor Services Representative

The N.H.A. seeks Visitor Services Representatives to sell tickets and provide information about our historic sites and program offerings to the visiting public.  Applicants must have excellent cash handling skills and should be comfortable with basic accounting. A minimum commitment of three days/week is required.

Interpreter

The N.H.A. seeks interpreters to provide tours of the Whaling Museum and the Historic Sites.  Responsibilities include providing engaging interpretive programs, and the care and security of the N.H.A.’s resources.  The position provides an excellent opportunity to learn about Nantucket’s history, architecture and culture.  Interpreters must be enthusiastic and able to communicate information factually, coherently and entertainingly.  A minimum commitment of three days/week is required.

Résumé and two references should be e-mailed to NHA Visitor Operations at operations@nha.org, Nantucket Historical Association, PO Box 1016, Nantucket, MA 02554.  The NHA is an equal opportunity employer.


NHA Internship Opportunities

The Nantucket Historical Association’s internship program allows a dynamic group of students with varied interests, strengths, and goals to immerse themselves in an outstanding educational and professional environment. Interns learn and work directly with professionals in a team-based, collaborative environment.

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Fellowship Opportunities

E. Geoffrey and Elizabeth Thayer Verney Fellowship

Information on the 2019 E. Geoffrey and Elizabeth Thayer Verney Research Fellowship will be available in the fall of 2018.

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Volunteer Opportunities

The Nantucket Historical Association has many jobs for volunteers.

Volunteer application form 

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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