Stow Away on the Charles W. Morgan
Stowaway on the Charles W. Morgan, last wooden whaleship, Mystic Seaport Museum Mystic, CT
Mystic Seaport is seeking a curious, enthusiastic and engaging adult to “stow away” on the 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan during her 38th Voyage and to share their journey with the world. The 38th Voyage will bring the ship to historic New England ports. The Stowaway will watch, inquire, learn, participate, and use their creative energy to share this once-in-a-lifetime experience through blogging, videos, social media, and activities in the port cities. Absolutely no sailing experience is necessary! Curious non-mariners are encouraged to apply. Requirements: • Stay with the ship and be fully committed from June 10 through August 10, 2014 — no exceptions. • Be over 21 years of age. • Be comfortable using a computer, social media, and video software or be a quick study. • Be able to meet and interact with a diverse range of people • Be able to live aboard a historic vessel requiring frequent use of ladders and exposure to a range of temperatures and weather. • Be team-oriented and able to live in a shared space for an extended period (you will share a bunk on board with 20-30 others). • Be self-motivated and able to work independently, with professionalism at all times. • Be willing to learn and take on any and all jobs associated with living and working aboard a sailing vessel • Final applicants are required to pass a drug test and criminal background check.
Visit http://www.mysticseaport.org/stowaway/ for full details and an application. Complete applications include an application form, resume, and 60-second video created by you.