Maritime Youth Career Launch - open house/info session at The Polytech | What’s happening in Seattle

Maritime Youth Career Launch - open house/info session at The Polytech

*The event has already taken place on this date: Thu, 04/27/2023
In collaboration with The Port of Seattle, The Polytech offers job training and support services for maritime careers, including a 3-month PAID internship for young adults ages 16-24. Attend one of our open house information events in person or online to get information about what this program can offer, who qualifies, and how to get started!

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Want to train for a maritime career that pays a sustainable wage? 

The Polytech, in collaboration with The Port of Seattle and individual maritime businesses, is offering a training program to qualified 16–24-year-old adults at no cost to the student. Opportunities include: 

  • High school diploma completion 
  • Driver's license instruction 
  • Food worker card 
  • Maritime specific safety courses, including personal safety, basic first aid, and fire-fighting
  • 3-month paid internship with local maritime companies 
  • Opportunity to continue in a full- or part-time job following the program 

The maritime industry in Seattle offers a broad range of occupations and employers, and includes commercial fishermen, the ferry system, the cruise industry, and yachts and other pleasure craft in addition to shore-based support services. Jobs can range from serving on a ship as a deckhand or an oilman to those providing security, cleaning services, welding, or food services.

Students who are interested to learn more are invited to attend one of our open house information sessions. Drop in any Thursday from noon to 1:00 pm at The Polytech in Northgate, or attend online using Microsof Teams:

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Meeting ID: 262 593 380 100
Passcode: 57GMJ7
We look forward to meeting you at one of these drop in sessions! RSVP here or to Ruth Wilson at  

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The Polytech


540 NE Northgate Way, Suite D
Seattle, WA, 98125
United States


Contact name: 
Ruth Wilson
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