what are some jobs that I could do on the sea?

I love being on the water. I know there is fishing and marine biology, but what else?

Asked By: prince - 5/3/2008
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WOW man... just about any job you can find on land, now days, you can find on the sea... you can be a policeman, fireman, Nurse, paramedic, Doctor, Boat captain (that's me, and that is like being a truck driver - only at sea... and what a wonderful life... if you work for yourself, or for a good company. There are... More
Answered By: Capt. John - 5/3/2008
Additional Answers (6)
Start as a deckhand on a tugboat.
Answered By: Ed W - 5/3/2008
Check out a job with the Coast Guard on a Great Lakes Ice Breaker! Not your average 9 to 5er!
Answered By: madams441 - 5/3/2008
Contact Seafarers International Union. They have a training program if you want to be a merchant seaman.
Answered By: rfulk85 - 5/3/2008
Well if you really want to make a career out of it. Go to one of the academies (California Maritime Academy is my choice) and earn a degree in either Marine Transportation or Engineering (again my choice) Or like some one said look into the SIU and get into their apprentice program. From there you could work on deck... More
Answered By: Benjamin J - 5/3/2008
I've been looking into doing something different & interesting for the summer & I came across some interesting job opportunities on the water. Some are temporary or seasonal, but they provide room & board. If you search, they probably offer full time permanent positions as well... More
Answered By: Sprout - 5/3/2008
mmi Marine Mechanics Institute. learn how to fix boat engines.
Answered By: Heidi - 5/6/2008
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