21st Century Workforce
Developing a 21st Century Workforce will create a demand for quality education.
A technologically adaptable and inclusive workforce with a sustained stream of high-caliber entrants will be developed
Pathway: Workforce Development
Next generation of an inclusive and diverse maritime workforce with technological expertise and access to clean, healthy, living-wage jobs.
Career pipeline, pathways, & connections
- Skill demand forecasting & strategy for workforce pipeline
Mapping career pathways in & through the industry
- Career-connected learning
Inclusivity, support, & outreach
- Create broader opportunities for equitable & inclusive participation
Outreach and engagement
Dedicate funding for maritime specific training, education and workforce development, including expansion of registered apprenticeships and youth programs.
Support initiatives for statewide workforce development that encourage alignment and efficiency of programs according to community and industry sector-based priorities.
Demonstration Project: Youth Maritime Collaborative
Maritime Blue is committed to guiding today’s youth toward maritime-related careers. With a focus on reaching underrepresented communities through experiential events and high school internships, the Collaborative works to connect companies with the next generation of workers.