Blue Careers Day 2023

The "Blue Careers Day" 2023 will take place on October 26, 2023, from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM at the Youth Hall, Varna, 1 Hristo Botev Blvd.

For another year, the Bulgarian Maritime Cluster, with the support and cooperation of the Bulgarian Maritime Chamber, the Nikola Yonkov Vaptsarov Naval Academy, the Technical University of Varna, and the College of Tourism in Varna, is organizing the "Blue Careers Day - Skills of the Future - Challenges, Career Opportunities, and Prospects in the Blue Economy" in Varna.

The event is aimed at students, scholars, and anyone interested in pursuing a career in the blue economy.

The initiative's goal is to introduce young people to the diverse range of professions and opportunities for professional development in the maritime industry and science. Established professionals from leading Bulgarian companies and organizations will present to the audience:

  • Maritime transport – shipping, ports, logistics, agency, and other port services, shipbuilding, and ship repair.
  • Coastal and maritime tourism.
  • Marine life sciences and aquaculture, marine conservation.
  • Renewable marine energy sources and ocean engineering.

In this edition of the event, the theme "Literacy for the Future" will also be presented. It provides guidance on the knowledge and skills needed to recognize the signals from the present that define various types of possible (probable) futures.

Throughout the event, participants will learn more about:

  • Educational and qualification opportunities.
  • Career development.
  • The application of new technologies (robotics, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, blockchain technologies, and more) in the blue economy sectors.

Throughout the day, attendees will have the opportunity to meet and discuss with representatives of leading companies in the blue economy sectors and learn more about internships and job openings.

Sustainable development of the blue economy and addressing climate change are among the priorities of the European Union. "Blue Careers Day" helps young people learn more about the ocean of opportunities for professional development in the blue economy sectors in Bulgaria. The event is part of the EU initiative "European Maritime Day in My Country 2023."

Оriginal news source in Bulgarian language: Maritime Global