How would you like to be a Lecturer or Resident Historian on the World’s #1 Cruise Line?

How would you like to be an Expert Speaker on an amazing cruise?

Past Preservers has teamed up with Viking Cruises to offer our experts a once in a lifetime opportunity! Ever dreamed of travelling to distant countries with flights & accommodation paid for, itinerary planned, food & drink provided, with an option to bring a companion, in exchange for sharing your knowledge with like-minded travellers?

Past Preservers are official agents to Viking Cruises supplying experts for the customer enrichment program aboard their ships and we are looking for applicants interested in the Expert Lecturers post and/or the Resident Historian role. Please note the Resident Historian must have lecturing experience within a university setting and a Master Degree in History or relevant subject. 

Cruises vary from 7-21 days and during a cruise Viking would require the Resident Historian to deliver a minimum of 4 x 45 minute destination related lectures & several Forum sessions. The Guest lecturer would be expected to provide a minimum of four lecture topics based on Viking’s current itineraries. 

Please note the Viking Enrichment program is destination focused, only lectures relevant to the ports of call/area the ship is cruising in will be considered and they do not have speakers travelling on board the Viking River Cruises only their Ocean ships.

The full offer documents for the Guest lecturer role can be found here and for the Resident Historian here. Detailed itineraries of the cruises offered can also be found here: https://www.vikingcruises.co.uk/oceans/cruise-destinations

If you would like to apply for the Viking Resident Historian role, please email Past Preservers the following information:  
– The names of any other cruise ships you have lectured on
– Your availability for 2020/21 
– The cruise itineraries you are best suited to
– Viking requires a video clip where you are lecturing or delivering a presentation to an audience 

And if you are interested in the Guest Lecturer role, please send the following:
– The names of any other cruise ships you have lectured on
– Your availability for 2020/21
– The cruise itineraries you are best suited to
– A minimum of four possible lecture topics relevant to the itineraries of your choice
– Viking requires a video clip where you are lecturing or delivering a presentation to an audience 

If you are not currently on our Expert Database, we will also need a CV, a short bio and two recent photographs (headshot & full-body).

All the best from the Past Preservers Team!