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Careers at Sea success stories

Taught by expert faculty within the marine sector, more than 1,000 students graduate from NSCC's Nautical Institute every year.

Julianna Lucic on a simulated deck looking through a navigation device
A desire to explore the world Julianna Lucic is following in her grandfather’s footsteps and has her sight set on a career at sea. A desire to explore the world while maintaining work-life balance is what drew Julianna to NSCC’s Marine Navigation Technology program.
Two marine engineering students standing side by side, one pointing at a screen
Pursuing a passion Michaela Julian’s passion for engine work and a desire to return to her Mi’kmaq community to work on a fishing fleet led her to NSCC’s Marine Engineering Technology program.
Jay Julian sitting close to floor with his hands on an engine
Hard work, determination and a desire to succeed Jay Julian had experience working on large ships and enjoyed being on the water. A desire to expand his seafaring career and provide for his family led Jay to NSCC’s Marine Engineering Management Technology program.
Charles Maclean fixing engine aboard ship
Career change leads to travel and adventure at sea A career change for, NSCC alumni Charles Maclean, leads to travel and adventure at sea.
headshot of Kelsie Maclean on a ship deck
From Sea Cadets to Marine Engineering fulfilling her dream to work at sea From Sea Cadets to Marine Engineering, NSCC alumni Kelsie Maclean, shares her journey to a successful career at sea.