If not for the classic 1937 seafaring movie Captains Courageous and inspiration from the sailor and sea captain Angus Walters, Alex Hay might have become an astrophysicist instead of an ocean physicist. “It was a coin toss,” between the two, he says.
Why did you apply for an internship at OERA?
The opportunity to work as an intern for OERA was irresistible for me. It has been exciting to learn from one of the province’s leading non-profit organizations and to continue my growing interest in the energy sector in Nova Scotia. Growing up in Nova Scotia, I have always wanted to learn more about tidal energy and the project management of our tidal projects.