Are you ready to take your love for scuba diving to the next level? PADI Europe, Middle East and Africa has just launched an exciting new opportunity for aspiring professional divers in the form of a PADI Divemaster Internship program. By participating in a Divemaster Internship, you can kick-start a career in scuba diving at some of the most beautiful dive locations.

Opportunities Across Stunning Destinations

Imagine beginning your diving career in dream destinations like Spain, Greece, the Maldives, Mauritius and more. Over 50 new internship opportunities have been added to the PADI Jobs Board across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, offering hands-on training and mentorship at world-class PADI Dive Centers and Resorts.

What You’ll Gain

“The PADI Divemaster Internship is designed to offer a meaningful way to kick-start a purpose-driven career in scuba diving,” explains Kristin Valette Wirth, Chief Brand and Membership Officer for PADI Worldwide. Through this program, you’ll learn how to supervise scuba divers while gaining insights into running a successful dive business. This initiative is part of PADI’s ongoing commitment to fostering new talent and promoting growth within the diving industry.

two padi divemasters look at each other. they are sitting on a boat ready for a scuba dive.

Certification and Beyond

Participants in the internship program will earn their PADI Divemaster certification, gaining the skills and confidence needed to excel in a diving career. The PADI Divemaster rating is globally recognized, opening doors to numerous employment opportunities. As a certified Divemaster, you’ll be equipped to lead and mentor other divers, assist PADI Instructors in training, and conduct certain PADI courses independently.

Many PADI Divemasters go on to have careers in marine conservation, film and television, the Armed Forces, and underwater archaeology. Others take advantage of the opportunity to work as PADI Professionals around the world.

Are You Eligible?

To qualify for the PADI Divemaster course, you’ll need:

  • A minimum of 40 logged dives
  • Completion of PADI Open Water Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, and PADI Rescue Diver certificatons
  • Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care certification (or equivalent certifications from other organizations)
  • A medical clearance for diving from a physician within the past 12 months

Become a PADI Pro

“We are inviting the next generation of scuba divers to join the world’s largest purpose-driven diving organization and start their careers as PADI Professionals who are playing a key role in inspiring others to seek adventure and save the ocean,” says Valette Wirth.

How to Apply

Ready to dive into this exciting opportunity? Head over to the PADI Jobs Board to find and apply for a PADI Divemaster Internship.

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