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Old May 8th, 2012, 05:29 PM
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Default Computer guy, working on cruise line?


So I'm new... I've thought off an on for a few years of taking a job as the "IT guy" on a cruise ship. Heard a little about it but I'd like to know if anyone here has that job and what it's like and recommendations. Even where to start getting the job... I have a feeling that some of the job listings are hard to find.

Princess cruises mentions the job description on their site but there's no contact to apply or send a resume, for instance.

Besides that, knowing what it's like, the hours, the people, the computers... that would be great. Thanks!
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Old May 8th, 2012, 06:54 PM
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IT Positions onboard

also, use the "search this forum" link above right to keep searching this forum - there's been a few discussions on your question over the years . . .

Also - most of the major cruise lines hire thru a 'hiring partner', not directly (these companies/people pre-screen candidates from all over the world and then forward the best to the company. They often hire for several lines)

For instance - here's RCCL's partner info

Shouldn't take you too long to figure out who Princess' partners are . . .
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Old May 12th, 2012, 05:57 PM
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Hey thanks.

This forum is quite large and I didn't realize all this was here at first! I'll check out the things you recommended, thank you.
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Old May 13th, 2012, 03:54 AM
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I suggest going through NCL where they have job fairs.

Carnival and others use 3rd parties.
Carnival Fantasy Dec 2005/06
Carnival Pride May 2006
Carnival Pride October 2008

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