Bourne, Sandwich and Wareham, Massachusetts News


Date ArticleType
11/15/2022 9:55:17 PM General

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Hosts Fall Career Fair; Recruiters from Many Offshore Wind Industry Organizations Attend

An estimated 400 recruiters from 176 organizations, including many from the offshore wind industry, attended the recent Fall Career Fair at Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA;, a top-ranked public university with undergraduate degree programs focusing on science, engineering, technology, math, and business that blend academics and experiential learning.


Students had the opportunity to discover career paths and opportunities, learn about potential future employers, and receive a closer look at the many different industries available as an alumni of MMA.


The event also allowed employers an avenue to learn about the Academy’s academic programs and to discover the skills and talents of the student body.


A large number of companies involved in the rapidly emerging offshore wind industry were represented at this year’s Fall Career Fair, including:


American Bureau of Shipping

Crowley Maritime 

Edison Chouest



Foss Maritime Company

Guice Offshore, LLC

General Electric Power Steam

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

National Grid

NextEra Energy, Inc.



Siemens Energy

Talen Energy

Vicinity Energy

Dominion Energy

Moran Shipping

“Our career fairs – held in the spring and fall – provide unique opportunities for students to interact with a large number of company recruiters who are on a mission to meet prospective new employees and conversely allow recruiters to discover the wide ranging skill sets of our graduates,” said Rear Admiral Francis X. McDonald, USMS, president of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, noting that this year, the Academy welcomed a significant number of offshore wind related companies in need of a trained professional workforce to support the expansion of  offshore wind.