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

Online School Registration Form Here

Schools should register no later than Friday, December 1, 2023.

As of December 5th, school registrations are being tallied by our team. If you have not yet registered on behalf of your students, please use the form provided at the link above. We will let you know if there are any issues. Note, this form may be closed at any time.

Online Exhibitor Registration Form Here

Businesses, organizations, associations, and educational institutions should complete the following form to attend WaterWORKS 2024. Exhibitors should register no later than Tuesday, January 2, 2024.

Employers may also be interested in the Cape Cod Technology and MassHire Career Fair being held at the Community College the afternoon of January 16, 2024.

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

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