Early Career Ocean Professional Section

The Early Career Ocean Professional (ECOP) Section will be launched in 2021. We are currently recruiting members to develop the mission and vision of the Section. The Section will elect officers, develop programming targeted to the needs of ECOPs, and collaborate with Society leadership and local Sections to enhance the membership experience for our ECOP members. 

Contact Joshua Baghdady or Dick Crout for more information about the Section. 
To join the Section, update your profile or contact our office for support. 

Section Highlights

The ECOP Section will provide networking, professional development, and continuing education opportunities to ECOP members that are interested in engaging with global sustainability initiatives. This worldwide Section will be based on career stage - not geographical location. Eligibility requirements include:

  • Member in good standing with the Marine Technology Society
  • Within 10 years of obtaining last professional degree or designation
  • All specialties, sectors, or interests across ocean disciplines are welcome.
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