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This could be you
“The 2016 Working on Water program was an exciting and beneficial view into the many career paths that may be available to a young person looking at moving into a career in the marine industry.
Working with experts in their field gave a full view of what they do for their career on a day-to-day basis and what is to be expected from their career; the benefits, the highlights and the career paths that they have followed to get to where they are now.
For an aspiring marine biologist, meeting with professionals and students studying in the area gave an insight into what would be necessary for me to achieve what I would want.
Those who helped out, offered their services or organized the event did so with great enthusiasm, making the whole experience enjoyable and thoroughly insightful.
I have learnt what I may want to study, I have learnt about exciting opportunities in the future and I have learnt the best strategies for ensuring that I have a chance of securing a job in the industry or in the research institutes.
There was variety, which gave an open and fulfilled view of what may be achieved in the industry, and with the willingness of Tassal, Ralphs, Pennicott Wilderness Adventures and many more, the days were filled with something to do, something to learn and something to experience.
Those who ensured that we were safe, enthused and willing did a great job and we were never left out from all the action.
Experienced people gave a particularly interesting view and the one-on-one availability was exceptional, ensuring that everyone learned all that they wanted.” Year 10 student- Hobart
Sponsors of the program
Tasmanian Seafood Industry Council
The Tasmanian Seafood Industry Council (TSIC) is responsible for the organisation of the WoW program agenda. TSIC organises where we go, who we meet, and what we taste. TSIC is the peak body representing the interests of the wild capture fishers, marine farmers and seafood processors in Tasmania. TSIC relies on a diverse range of industry stakeholders to provide the funding and in-kind support needed to run the program. www.tsic.org.au