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Cruise Ship Workers

Tips for Entry

If you have a degree or certification in a specialty field, such as information technology, finance, or medicine, you will have an edge when pursuing a position on a cruise ship.

Travel on a cruise ship and observe all the different jobs on one vessel.

Talk to the human resources department of a cruise line to learn about all the different job options.

Start out in an entry level job such as dishwasher or housekeeping and work your way up.

Gain experience working on local day cruises in harbors or on rivers.