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Salish Sea Expeditions Press Release

Salish Sea Expeditions Partners with Seattle Maritime Academy for Maritime Career Day

March 31, 2017

For Immediate Release

Seattle, WA. — More than 100 high school students participated in a day of experiential learning at Seattle Maritime Academy on Thursday, March 30. The event was sponsored by Seattle Maritime Academy and the Youth Maritime Collaborative (YMC). Bainbridge Island-based nonprofit Salish Sea Expeditions was among organizations on hand to introduce students to maritime career opportunities, which drive a key economic sector for our region. Read more ›

Seattle maritime industry looks to high schools for new work force

Seattle maritime industry looks to high schools for new work force

March 30, 2017

SEATTLE — High school students, across the area, got a first-hand look on Thursday at life in the maritime industry.

It was all part of an effort to address the need for young mariners as the industry faces an aging work force.

“It makes me want to jump on board to do things like this in life,” said Malcolm Dunston, who’s a junior at Rainier Beach High School.

Dunston joined more than 100 students at Seattle Maritime Academy on Thursday morning where they explored the maritime industry and future job opportunities through demonstrations and lectures. Read more ›

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