Working on a Cruise Ship
A collection of links to articles and web sites about what it’s like to work onboard a cruise ship.
- Cruise Jobs Descriptions – Detailed descriptions of a wide variety of positions available at sea.
- Cruise Ship Jobs Network – Comprehensive general cruise employment information site. Here you’ll find a wealth of useful information about how to go about your cruise jobs search, what cruise lines look for, different types of cruise jobs, etc.
- High Seas, Low Pay – An article by Ross A. Klein about the dark side of working on a cruise ship—a “must-read” for any prospective cruise line employee.
- Work on a Cruise Ship! – Features brief interviews with cruise ship employees in different positions about life onboard a cruise ship.
- Working on a Cruise Ship: Getting a Cruise Line Job – A very useful article by CruiseMates editor Paul Motter drawing from his personal experience working on board.
Before You Try to Work on a Cruise Ship
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