Employment at Penobscot Marine Museum

We’d love to have you join our team at Penobscot Marine Museum! We have a variety of paid positions, volunteer openings, and internships. Please review the open positions and below and send us your resume. We’re an equal opportunity employer.

Project Archivist (Contract Position)

Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport seeks a contract archivist (1099) for 1,000 hours in 2023/2024. The position, working with our single volume manuscript collection, will fulfill our goal to create online and hard-copy finding aids accessible in-house, locally,...

Education Assistant

The Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport Maine seeks a part-time, year-round education assistant. The education assistant supports the education department including developing and leading onsite and outreach programs, leading field trips, regularly serving in the role of interpreter, and serving as the person in charge as needed. This year-round position has regular hours 3-5 days per week while the Museum is open (May-October).

Short-term Departmental Internships (unpaid)

The Penobscot Marine Museum offers unpaid internships for students looking to gain specific experiences in museum departments such as photo archives, curatorial, marketing, and museum education. Please contact Jeana Ganskop at for more...


Experience the interest and excitement of museum work, and help your favorite cultural institution! There are opportunities for volunteers in Administration, Development, Buildings and Grounds, the Library, Photography Archives, Interpreter Staff (docents) and more. We could use help in grounds maintenance and gardening, light construction, scanning photos, general office work, data entry and more. You’ll do necessary work and meet friendly, interesting people. We’ll set up a schedule that’s convenient for you. Contact Jeana Ganskop at or 207-548-2529 extension 213.