Workforce Wednesday: Young Fishermen’s Summit

Last week on Workforce Wednesday, a special event was highlighted that could jump-start your career in the Commercial Fishing Industry.

The event is the 2017 Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit. Noah Sunflower with The Alaska Marine Conservation Counsel joined Daybreak to talk about the event.

“The summit will focus on building leadership and networking capacity in the Alaska commercial fishing industry through three days of intensive training,” Noah explained. “The program features industry leaders providing insights on fishing business management, the fisheries management process, and the role of Alaska seafood in the global marketplace.”

Although there won’t be opportunities to apply for work at the summit, the event will provide invaluable experience that will give anyone a leg up when looking to break into the industry, as well as give connections to help you find work.

The Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit is December 6-8 at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage.

Watch the Workforce Wednesday segment here.

Source: Workforce Wednesday: Young Fishermen’s Summit

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