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The Citizen Science Internship provides people with an introduction to marine conservation. If you are
passionate about the ocean environment and SCUBA diving, this program is for you! Over 6 days you will obtain knowledge and practical skills which you can continue to apply in the future as a recreational diver. Through PADI Project AWARE specialties, become a part of the largest and quickest growing underwater citizen science movement on the planet.


Suitable for people with no experience and certified divers looking to increase their skillset.

Citizen Science Internship

  • What is included?

    • 8 dives
    • Classroom sessions:
    • Introduction to marine conservation & citizen science
    • Specialty course knowledge development
    • Certification for successfully completed specialties.
    • T-shirt
    • Rental SCUBA gear (dive computers available at an additional cost)

    What will you learn?

    • PADI SCUBA diving qualifications up to Advanced Open Water Diver (if necessary)
    • REEF fish surveying (Level 2 Surveyor)
    • Community Outreach Activity
    • PADI AWARE Coral Reef Conservation
    • PADI Fish ID
    • PADI Coral Nursery Management
    • PADI AWARE Dive Against Debris

    OR Lionfish Containment Basics, or Specialty & Cull Dive

    * Choice of 4 PADI specialties listed above. Topics are subject to change. Advanced Open Water Diver certification is required for Lionfish Containment Basics or Specialty & Cull Dive


  • After being in the business for over 35 years, we understand plans change. While out deposits are non-refundable - any course payments made in full can be refunded less the deposit amounts or transfered to different classes within our organizations. 
    We also offer a flexible rebooking policy that allows you to change your dates within a 12 month time period.

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