Career Panel for Marine Energy

Career Panel for Marine Energy

Arielle Cardinal

While professionals within the marine energy industry recognize its innovative and captivating nature, many remain unaware of the diverse job opportunities and career paths available. This workshop comprises of two components: a panel discussion featuring experts from various facets of the marine energy sector and a structured networking session.

During the panel discussion, professionals spanning different research disciplines will delve into their marine energy careers—past, present, and future. They will share insights into their backgrounds, educational journeys, career trajectories, and ongoing projects. Additionally, the discussion will encompass crucial topics such as mentorship, networking, and interpersonal communication skills, providing valuable advice to students gearing up for graduation, internships, or entry into the marine energy workforce.

Following the panel, the event will transition into a structured networking format, facilitating direct engagement between workshop participants and both panel members and invited marine energy experts. Individuals at any stage of their career or education are encouraged to attend this inclusive and informative session.

Panel members:

  • Arielle Cardinal - National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
  • Dr. Daniel J. Hasselman - Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE)
  • Scott Jenne - National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
  • Caron Oag – European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC)
  • Mateo Roldán Carvajal – Corporation Center of Excellence in Marine Sciences (CEMarin)

Moderated by Arielle Cardinal, Senior Project Manager at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Sat 11:00 - 13:00