While time on the IYRS campus is finite, I know the impact of the IYRS experience will be with me for the rest of my life. I’m taking away new knowledge, practical skills, industry certifications, and a network of great professional contacts (i.e., our classmates and instructors!). While my personal voyage ahead remains somewhat uncharted, I’m so grateful that I have the IYRS experience to help me navigate.
In this Alumni Spotlight, we introduce you to Lucien Moore '13. Lucien turned his passion for sailboat racing into a career most only dream of through his IYRS education.
As a career changer, to enroll in a full-time post-secondary school in a new place is a big deal. Planning is a must.
From early days, IYRS boatbuilding and restoration students are imbued with a unique form of self-improvement often referred to as “muscle memory.”
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did you. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
Can you change careers without going back to school for some form of training? The IYRS Admissions team discusses this topic at length with prospective students everyday.
Hot glue guns, clay, foam core, barbecue skewers and wax paper…. In the DMF department?!
Career changes and risk go hand in glove. We’ve learned this firsthand by listening to IYRS career changers. And, there are many.