On March 24, 2021 the Eastport Yacht Club Foundation, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, and the Marine Trades Association of Maryland (MTAM) will bring together students and marine and maritime industry professionals for the Virtual Marine and Maritime Career Expo. So if you know a student who loves boats, the water, science, technology, and/or math, you need to save this date. Over thirty organizations will be online (including SpinSheet Publishing Company!) to discuss careers in the marine trades and the maritime sciences as well as educational and apprentice opportunities.

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Joe Reid of Mast and Mallet Boatworks explains the boatbuilding process at a past in-person career fair. This year's event is virtual. Photo by Pete Cmabliss

This terrific event is FREE for all students in Grades six through 12 as well as recent high school graduates and college students from the Maryland and Chesapeake Bay region.

Maritime Career Expo Highlights:

  • Virtually network with professionals, entrepreneurs, student peers, colleges, training programs, internship opportunities.
  • Learn about marine and maritime scholarships, internships, and more. 
  • Attend special sessions on the vast array of marine and maritime career pathways including science, technology, engineering, and math or STEM-focused professions and marine trades.  
  • Win grand door prizes; pre-registration and completion of the “Career Challenge” required for eligibility. 

Save the Date!

The event will be held on Wednesday, March 24 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Learn more and register at eycfoundation.org (click on “events”).