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Marine Technology – Navigation alumnus Arnesh Misra loves waking up to a different view every morning. He enjoys that his work involves challenges and problem solving every single day. He also feels as though his crew mates are like family, because they spend months at a time together.
“Georgian prepared me really well for my career. All the courses were highly relevant – even the elective courses like Human Behaviour,” he says. “All the equipment training was current, so when I went on co-op, the work was familiar.”
As a second officer for Algoma Central Corporation, some of Arnesh’s most important duties are setting navigation equipment and preparing chartwork for voyages. He also manages a team of about five people.
Like many marine students, Arnesh enjoys learning in Georgian’s marine simulators. “Sometimes it felt like I was being taught how to play video games, but it offered a realistic feel for what’s out there and how to meet challenges without losing your cool.”
Three days after graduating, Arnesh started working at Algoma. In 2014, he took a leave of absence to get a degree in Marine Management. Thanks to an articulation agreement between Georgian and Memorial University, he was able to complete his degree in only two semesters. He’s now completing a Master’s degree in Maritime Law Enforcement part-time.