A Career at Sea

Posted by: victorb 10/11/2016 10:10 PM

A Career at Sea
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

 

In a sink or swim world the Mid Atlantic Maritime Academy Is helping young people with limited opportunities stand on their own two sea legs. For many years, our region's ocean, bay and rivers have provided countless careers for men and women wanting to find work on the water. Now, with current U.S. mariners starting to retire, there's a growing need for new mariners, nearly 70,000 by 2020.  Today we’ll talk about a new boot camp that's breaking the cycle of poverty and providing underserved youth with all the credentials and experience needed for employment aboard a commercial vessel.
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