We offer two diving live-aboard internship options, a 10 day Cruise Director internship on the Similan Explorer Thailand and on-board training on one of the upmarket Siren Fleet with World Wide Dive & Sail.
Both these internships will develop your customer service expertise, guiding and marine life knowledge and live-aboard preparation skills. Both are a great addition to your resume and help increase you employment opportunities.
The Similan Liveaboard experience is open to trainees completing our Divemaster internships and above. The Worldwide Cruise Director Internship on the Siren Fleet is open to those completing with Dive-Careers Master Scuba Diver Trainer internship and above.
Diving liveaboards offer a great career in the dive industry reaching some of the most remote, spectacular diving destinations on the planet. Our diving liveaboard internships are a great opportunity for you to dive some of those destinations plus develop the skills and abilities that will help you find rewarding employment on liveaboards.
Most Liveaboard employers are looking for the same skills that are valuable for working in remote locations. An employed will wish to see that you are familiar with a wide range of diving and can teach a wide range of courses. It definitely improves your resume and chances of employment on liveaboards being a PADI Specialty Instructor and MSDT. Most diving liveaboards offer enriched air diving. Many of the most spectacular dive sites around the world are deep or exposed to strong currents. Night dives are so convenient and exciting on liveaboards. Naturally your potential employer wishes to see you are comfortable with all of these diving specialties.
It is essential for diving liveaboards to have someone on staff that can maintain equipment, compressors and fill enriched air tanks. If you can show certification in these areas that is a great asset to the dive liveaboard business and increases your employability. Many of our PADI Instructor and PADI Divemaster candidates looking for employment on liveaboards choose to take our Gas Blender, Equipment and Compressor Maintenance courses. These certifications make you a very valuable employee for diving liveaboards.
As with all professions, the more you can offer a potential employer, the more valuable you are to their business and the better the position you will find in the dive liveaboard industry.