Ocean Careers
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The COSEE Network has acknowledged the importance of increasing and diversifying the ocean workforce. Network goals include gathering and synthesizing the best information available to define and describe ocean-related jobs, their relationship to the ocean economy, and present and future workforce trends, with an emphasis on ocean science and technology occupations. The Network has also identified gaps between what ocean-related employers want/need in their employees, contrasted with current training practices.

Network programs addressing ocean workforce needs include:

The OceanCareers website includes information on:

  • Ocean-related careers
  • Colleges, universities and training centers that specialize in ocean-related education
  • Professional societies that can provide career guidance and scholarships
  • Internships and jobs
  • Related links to Career exploration