Post Tagged with: "scuba jobs"

Interview with PADI Open Water Model Estrella Navarro Holm

Interview with PADI Open Water Model Estrella Navarro Holm

4 April, 2014 at 7:21 am 0 comments

Learning to be comfortable underwater is a challenge in itself, but imagine trying to be comfortable underwater while posing for pictures. In a recent photo shoot for PADI’s revised Open Water Diver manual, underwater model and free diver Estrella Navarro Holm proved that it takes more than being a good […]

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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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Scuba Diving Career: Limnologist

Scuba Diving Career: Limnologist

21 May, 2013 at 2:19 pm 0 comments

Confession time: the author of this post had to look up limnologist in google. As it turns out, a limnologist does  important work for their local community, and it’s a lesser-known but interesting job for divers. Read on to learn more about PADI Instructor and limnologist Kelly Wucherpfennig. Kelly Wucherpfennig […]

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