West Seattle Event Calendar

*6/29/20 NOTE: We’re ramping the calendar back to some level of usefulness, as more events continue being planned, both online and in-person, so let us know if you have something coming up that’s open to the public!*

Want your West Seattle event/meeting/etc. to be listed here? Please send basic info to westseattleblog@gmail.com – thanks! Please include full details AS PLAIN TEXT IN YOUR E-MAIL, *not* in an attached doc/poster/flyer/etc. A web link for more info helps too. Thank you!

USING THE CALENDAR: Mouse over any entry to show the “plus” sign at right; click it to expand the item for more info without leaving this page; click “read more” for the FULL listing./question.

Maritime Job Fair @ Online
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Ever thought having a career in the maritime and fishing industry? Did you know that the average annual salary in the maritime industry is more than $20,000 above the average wage in Washington?

Join employers and their representatives to learn about an amazing career in the maritime and fishing industry! Check out the incredible diversity of at-sea and shoreside careers. Discover opportunities for women and communities of color. Hear about the high tech aspects of the industry, its passion for environmental sustainability, and commitment to family wage jobs with great benefits. Learn about the skills and training needed to be successful in the industry. Connect with companies that are looking for people like YOU!

Don’t miss this engaging conversation with panelists who will share their experiences and discuss the incredible benefits of a maritime and fishing career.

Panelists include representatives from Pacific Fishermen Shipyard, Pure Watercraft, Center of Excellence for Marine Manufacturing & Technology, Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association, Elliott Bay Design Group, Fishermen’s Finest, Port of Seattle, and others.

Moderator: Sarah Scherer, Seattle Office of Economic Development Maritime and Manufacturing Advocate and President, Seattle Propeller Club.

Info on attending is here.