Scuba Careers

Photo Contest Winner David Valencia – The Story Behind the Shot

Photo Contest Winner David Valencia – The Story Behind the Shot

25 November, 2013 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

In 2014, every PADI Diving Society member will receive a membership card with this amazing whale shark photo from photographer David Valencia. David, a marine biologist and PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer has logged more than 7000 dives and currently works on the Solmar V liveaboard out of Cabo San […]

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Cubicle Throwdown: Trading Office Life for Whale Sharks

Cubicle Throwdown: Trading Office Life for Whale Sharks

7 November, 2013 at 6:00 am 0 comments

When asked, “what do you want to be when you grow up?” What child answers, “I want to work in a cubicle!” Unfortunately for millions of us, that is our lot, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Meet Rika – a former legal administrative assistant who kicked her […]

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Transform Lives – Including Your Own: PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

Transform Lives – Including Your Own: PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

30 October, 2013 at 12:56 am 0 comments

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined,” said 19th century author Henry David Thoreau. When it comes to your career, it’s easy to dream of the perfect job and workplace, but it feels more difficult to achieve it. Is it time to let […]

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PADI instructor – A new career and endless possibilities

PADI instructor – A new career and endless possibilities

8 October, 2013 at 5:13 am 0 comments

Where are you right now?   Sitting in an office with no natural light and that annoying guy sitting next to you, or crammed in on a hot subway on the way to work with your nose way too close to someone’s armpit, or watching the rain through the windows […]

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Is going pro the next step for you?

Is going pro the next step for you?

31 August, 2013 at 6:43 pm 0 comments

Diving is a progressive sport. The first dive opens up a whole new world, and from there, it’s all about making the next dive and improving your skills so that you can dive in new places and in new ways. But how far will you go? For many, the passion […]

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When you live the dream, the sea is your office

When you live the dream, the sea is your office

17 July, 2013 at 6:44 pm 0 comments

Do you constantly dream of your next dive excursion while stuck under fluorescent lights at the office? Are you bored with the daily nine-to-five grind? Remember, no one is forcing you to work a predictable, sedentary job. The sea can be your office. The fish can be your colleagues. And […]

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