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Co-Op and Sea Training II Program

 

Each year California State University, Maritime Academy seeks support from employers in the continued educational development of our students. The application of in class learning to real world settings is a cornerstone in the development of a Cal Maritime graduate. Career  Services administratively assists students with finding a Co-Op or a Cadet Shipping Billet onboard a sailing merchant marine vessel.

 

Cooperative Education

The purpose of the Co-Op Program is to integrate classroom studies with academic related work experience. All non-licensed cadets must participate in a Co-Op as required by their major and are designed for students who have completed two or three years of coursework.

Participating Majors: Business Administration, Facilities Engineering, Global Studies and Maritime Affairs, & Mechanical Engineering

For more information, please contact one of our Co-Op Coordinators:

Amber Morley
Career Coordinator
International Business and Logistics
Global Studies and Maritime Affairs
(707) 654-1077

amorley@csum.edu

TBD
Career Coordinator 
Marine Engineering Technology
Facilities Engineering Technology
Mechanical Engineering
(707) 654-1196

 

Sea Training II

 

Our Commercial Cruise program can be a great resource for your organization.  The purpose of the commercial cruise program is to pair students aboard commercially operated vessels.
 

  • Deck Cadets (Marine Transportation majors) are required to sail a minimum of 100 days aboard a 100 gross ton vessel.

  • Engine Cadets ( USCG License Track Mechnical majors and Marine Engineering Technology majors) are required to obtain a minimum of 60 days of sea time aboard a vessel with a minimum of 4000 hp.

All cadets are required to complete an academic project while at sea which they turn in to the academy for a grade. This program is an invaluable keystone element in the training here at Cal Maritime. Our cadets participate in commercial cruise their sophomore summer after completing their freshman cruise aboard the Training Ship Golden Bear.

Participating Majors: Marine Engineering Technology, Marine Transportation, & Mechanical Engineering

For more information please contact:

Eric Ferguson

Career Coordinator
Marine Transportation
Mechanical Engineering (License option) 

(707) 654-1072

eferguson@csum.edu

 

 


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Contact Career Services

Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Contact Information:

Wendy Higgins

Director of Career Services
(707) 654- 1194
whiggins@csum.edu

www.linkedin.com/in/whiggins1

Amber Morley

Career Coordinator
International Business and Logistics 
Global Studies and Maritime Affairs 

(707) 654- 1077
amorley@csum.edu
www.linkedin.com/in/ambermorley

Eric Ferguson

Career Coordinator
Marine Transportation
Mechanical Engineering (Licensed option)
(707) 654-1072
eferguson@csum.edu

www.linkedin.com/in/eferguson

TBD

Career Coordinator
Marine Engineering Technology
Facilities Engineering Technology
Mechanical Engineering

(707) 654- 1196

Tess Luna

Career Services Office Assistant
(707) 654- 1071

tluna@csum.edu

 


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