Cape Cod Maritime Academy Admiral Fran McDonald speaking at WaterWORKS 2019 Career Day

WaterWORKS is a hands-on career showcase connecting high school students to Blue Economy and STEM career opportunities in our region.

At WaterWORKS, college-bound, certificate-bound, and workforce-bound high school students experienced first-hand the many Blue Economy jobs and career paths available to them through demonstrations, exhibits, interactive displays, and hands-on activities.

When:  Tuesday, January 16, 2024.

Time: 9:00am-1:30pm, Lunch provided

Where: Cape Cod Community College Campus, West Barnstable

Who: High School students in Barnstable, Dukes, Nantucket and Plymouth Counties interface with regional businesses and organizations.

Purpose: To invest in our future workforce by connecting high school students in the region with the water-reliant economy that surrounds them.

For more information contact:
Katy Acheson
Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce

Exhibitor Registration is CLOSED for WaterWORKS 2024. 

Business and organization representatives interested in participating in WaterWORKS should email Katy to inquire about exhibitor space availability or future events. Email


Sponsorships are available for WaterWORKS 2024. You can view options as a pdf here: waterworks 2024 sponsorships

Interested in sponsoring WaterWORKS or just want to learn more? Contact Katy by email to or call/text 508-744-5564.

Press Releases about WaterWORKS 2024

November 3, 2023 – WaterWORKS 2024 Blue Economy Career Day Announced

January 5, 2024 – WaterWORKS 2024 Sponsors Announced

Read about Past WaterWORKS Events

WaterWORKS 2019

300 Students Meet Dozens of Employers

Over 350 students engaged with 50+ employers and exhibitors in a half-day program at the Cape Cod Community College on January 8, 2019.

Cape Cod Times Story & Photo Gallery

Industry Sectors Included:

  • Fishing
  • Research
  • Marine Management
  • Engineering
  • Boat Building & Maintenance
  • Aquaculture
  • Public Safety
  • Transportation
  • Ocean Science
  • Construction
  • Tourism/Recreation
  • Advocacy
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Climate Adaptation
  • Computer Modeling

WCAI News Roundup Segment – January 11th, 2019