Post Tagged with: "Careers"

Scuba Diving Career: FBI Dive Team

Scuba Diving Career: FBI Dive Team

16 July, 2014 at 11:00 am 0 comments

The FBI’s Underwater Search and Evidence Response Team (USERT) is a highly-trained group of Special Agents who investigate underwater crime scenes at a moment’s notice. The team is made up of specially-trained FBI Special Agents with minimum two years of FBI experience and an open water diver certification. Once selected, the […]

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Scuba Jobs: EPA Scientific Diving

Scuba Jobs: EPA Scientific Diving

8 July, 2014 at 1:32 pm 0 comments

For most divers, scuba diving is an escape from every day life. But there are a lucky few who dive during their workday. Scientific divers take the plunge in the name of research to learn more about the oceans and how to protect them. Spending the day exploring an underwater […]

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Scuba Jobs – Senior Editor Sport Diver Magazine

Scuba Jobs – Senior Editor Sport Diver Magazine

28 January, 2014 at 8:39 am 0 comments

Our latest career month interview is with Tara Bradley, Senior Editor at Sport Diver magazine. She’s also the mystery woman behind Sport Diver’s Twitter account: @sportdiver. What inspired you to become a diver? I come from a family of divers (in the Midwest!) so diving was our favorite way to […]

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Scuba Jobs: What It’s Like to Work on a Liveaboard

Scuba Jobs: What It’s Like to Work on a Liveaboard

13 January, 2014 at 2:30 pm 0 comments

Below is an interview with Marco Villegas – a PADI Instructor who’s made a career out of working on different liveaboard boats around the world. We asked Marco to share his experience and advice, and he was kind enough to do so in English and Español. What inspired you to […]

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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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