The Maritime Alliance Foundation Blue Economy Summer Immersion Program
The Blue (ocean & water-related) Economy is enormous and growing with good paying blue- and white-collar jobs. Do you want to find out what careers there are in merchant marine, marine science, ocean technology, and more?

Spend 3 days this summer learning about opportunities across the Blue Economy in San Diego and globally!

Here are some of the companies that have participated in past summer programs:
-The Maritime Museum of San Diego
-Training Resources Limited
-SDSU Coastal Institute and Marine Laboratory
-Unmanned Systems Group (ROV and Drone Company)

Open to entering Fall 2020 High School Sophomores,Juniors, and Seniors.

Tentative Dates for Summer 2020
Monday, June 15 – Wednesday, June 17 (Week 1)
Monday, June 22 – Wednesday, June 24 (Week 2)
Monday, August 3 – Wednesday, August 5 (Week 3)

The registration process will begin in March 2020. If you are interested or want to join our list, please complete our information survey.

The Blue Economy Summer Immersion Program will cover the following topics:
Essential Skills:
Business Etiquette

Blue Economy Skills/Lessons:
Marine Research
Boat handling
Nautical vocabulary and terminology
How to climb over a jib boom
Sail theory
Sail anatomy
The evolution of Maritime Technology
Different historical maritime industries
Merchant Marine Overview

-Learn about history, importance & technology of the maritime industry at The Maritime Museum of San Diego.
-Get insight on training & global job opportunities in the merchant marine industry at Training Resources Limited.
-Learn about reseach & local eco-systems from marine science students at SDSU Coastal and Marine Institute
-Hear about exciting companies and Blue Jobs from executives of fast-growing regional BlueTech companies
-Learn valuable skills including those related to boat handling, evolution of maritime technology, marine research, merchant marines, and sail theory and anatomy, as well as communications, networking, problem-solving, and teamwork.
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