Do you have great customer service skills and love to learn? Do you think you’d enjoy working on or near the water? Don’t miss this free one-week training program with Argosy Cruises!

Positions with Argosy are a window into maritime careers—on a boat and beyond. Obtain sea time that can be used for a Merchant Mariner Credential.

What You Get

  • 1-week training: 3 virtual days, 2 in person
  • Maritime 101 training at the Seattle Maritime Academy and time onboard a docked vessel
  • Career Navigator support (assistance with support services, job placement & more)
  • Food Workers Permit & MAST Card
  • Employment opportunities with Argosy Cruises, starting at $18/hour

Program Eligibility

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Low income
  • High School graduate or completed GED
  • Able to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
  • Pass a background check
  • ESL level 4


This program is brought to you by the City of Seattle Office of Economic Development, Argosy Cruises, and Seattle Jobs Initiative.