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Careers at Sea

Start your career at sea

If you're big on adventure, consider a career at sea. The marine industry is growing. Thousands of jobs are available now, offering plenty of career opportunities long into the future.

Why choose a career at sea?

  • Salaries start as high as $70,000 for ship's officers.
  • It's possible to climb the ranks and become a captain or chief engineer within 10 years.
  • You can work on a variety of ships, including passenger, cargo, research and military vessels.
  • The marine industry is international -- so you can see the world while you work.
  • Funding opportunities and paid work placements can help with your training costs.

Get the skills you need

Embark on a career aboard a ship. View nautical programs and courses

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