Canaveral Port Authority Opens Applications for Junior Ambassador Program


Applications for the 2024-25 school year will be accepted through June 30, 2024     

2024 Junior Ambassadors with the Canaveral Port Authority Commissioners
(Photo: Canaveral Port Authority)
Port Canaveral, FL – The Canaveral Port Authority Board of Commissioners once again invites Brevard County high school students to apply to become young ambassadors for Port Canaveral. Applications are now open for the 2024-2025 school year and the deadline for submittals is June 30, 2024.
The Port’s Junior Port Ambassador Program offers local students an opportunity to get to know and understand how a seaport works and the various career opportunities in the maritime industry. To be eligible for consideration for the program, the student applicant must be a junior in the 2024-2025 school year and attending a public school, private school, or homeschooling program in Brevard County.
All Canaveral Port Authority Commissioners will participate in this year's program, which is scheduled to commence later this summer, soon after the start of the school year.
Chairman of the Canaveral Port Authority Micah Loyd emphasized the importance of workforce development for the Port's future. "This program introduces local students to the diverse range of jobs and career paths within the maritime industry," Loyd stated. "All Commissioners are looking forward to working closely with the upcoming group of Junior Ambassadors this fall."
The Junior Ambassador Program introduces students to Port Canaveral partners representing the cruise, cargo, recreation, hospitality, military, and environmental sectors of the Port to help them better understand the education requirements and workforce skills needed for the diversity of jobs and careers in the maritime industry. Launched in 2019, the 2024-2025 program marks the fifth year for the Port’s Junior Ambassador Program.

To apply for the 2024-2025 Junior Ambassador Program, click here to complete the application and required waiver forms.
Melanie Bradford, Special Assistant/Liaison, Board of Commissioners
Canaveral Port Authority
445 Challenger Road
Cape Canaveral, FL 32920