Our art teams must strive for excellence and work hard, but in return, they are encouraged to enjoy the unique amenities working aboard a cruise ship has to offer. Our teams are welcome to attend the top-notch Broadway-style shows, live music or performances from stand-up comedians; to enjoy the ship’s bars and nightclubs, including “staff only” lounges; and dine in the multitude of passenger and staff restaurants.
All meals and accommodations on board are provided. Our Associates and Gallery Directors share a cabin with one other person, typically another Park West team member of the same gender, while Auctioneers have their own cabin. Depending on the assigned ship, Associate Auctioneers, Gallery Directors and Principal Auctioneers may have a guest, staff or crew cabin.
Principal Auctioneers are placed in a single cabin, which may be shared by a couple if the Principal Auctioneer wishes to travel with a spouse or partner. Associate Auctioneers and Gallery Directors share a cabin with one other person, typically someone of the same gender from the onboard art team. Cabin space is available for Principal or Associate Auctioneer couples if necessary.
For further information about opportunities and cruise ship life, read our FAQ.
Sarah G."I liked that we learned practical skills that are directly transferable and applicable to our duties. Everything we learned was for a reason, there was no fluff. I’ve met good friends at training in 2011 who I still keep in touch with! It was great to see a few friends at this training class. It’s challenging, but that’s what is fun about training – we have to push ourselves a little, and that’s exciting and rewarding."
Adrian L."Time spent at Park West Training will never be time wasted. Give up a few days of your life for a lifetime of benefits. Work hard and the rewards will be plentiful!"
Katie R."I am a Canadian who wanted an exciting adventure, career and experience. Imagine waking up every day in a new place; climbing up a mountain in New Zealand and dipping your toes in the waters in Bora Bora. Park West Gallery provides you with the ultimate life adventure which allows you to grow as a person and evolve as an employee."
Gabriela C."I came here in search of a new challenge…and boy, what a challenge! I’m happy to see the training was more than I imagined in all the best ways and the instructors were more than professional! I want to be part of the family and be proud of everything related to Park West! A huge thank you to all of you for making this training amazing and unique!"
Andrii M."Before joining the training, I was aware of what it was going to be like, but it went over my expectations. Not only was there intense studying, but also a lot of excitement, meetings with successful people, and live artists presentations. All of the training is an unforgettable experience. Now I am ready to join this new and exciting career."
Claudie T."At Park West Gallery I don't just feel like an employee, I feel like I am part of an art family that is changing the way people collect art forever. I have never worked this hard, but it has been the most exciting, rewarding, and fun 5 years of my life."