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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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PADI Pro: Instructor in the City

PADI Pro: Instructor in the City

15 May, 2013 at 2:35 am 0 comments

Getting into diving is usually more a matter of choice than chance, but for Alexander Range, it was all luck.  At a game of bingo, he won a “Discover Scuba Diving” experience. At the time, he wasn’t too enthused – he thought hanging out poolside was preferable to getting kitted out with […]

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Scuba Diving Job: Scientific Research Diver

Scuba Diving Job: Scientific Research Diver

13 May, 2013 at 2:48 pm 0 comments

Charlie Beeker is the type of professor any diver would want to have. He loves  The Creature from the Black Lagoon, scuba diving in Grand Cayman (the east end, specifically), and he heads up the Academic Diving and Underwater Science program at Indiana University. Appointed to the Marine Protected Areas […]

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