Youth Maritime Accelerator Project


The Youth Maritime Accelerator Project is a paid 8-week culturally-relevant internship program that connects underrepresented youth with maritime employers while teaching youth skill-based learning to earn fulfilling jobs in the maritime industry. The YMC Maritime Youth Accelerator curriculum will include modules in areas such as professional communication, time-management, confidence-building, and problem-solving. The program includes job shadow experience with a maritime employer, technical training days that focuses on building proficiencies in Microsoft Office, G-Suite, and Adobe, and other platforms, and experiential learning days which includes networking opportunities with maritime professionals, site visits to youth-serving maritime organizations, and an opportunity to participate in vessel operator simulations.


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