PADI Dive Master Internships = Slave Labor?! (Watch Video)


Next in the series of weekly videos from Divers Ready!

Some Dive Master Internships get a bad rap for using DMTs (Dive Master Trainees) as free or cheap labor… mine was a BLAST! If you’re thinking of becoming a professional scuba diver, we’re breaking down your options to achieve rockstar Dive Master status AND break down the 2 biggest Myths of Divemaster Internships.

If you’re thinking to Go Pro with PADI or any scuba diving agency, this 10-minute video could save you a lot of fraustration!

I did my Dive Master Course at Diversia in Gili Trawangan, Indonesia. Yes, in a purple wetsuit! Still some of the best drift diving I’ve ever done and just a great fun two months with lots of diving.

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James is a well-traveled and experienced technical diving Instructor, bringing his world SCUBA perspective to Scubaverse! He’s worked for dive resorts; large dive operators; family-owned dive shops; expedition companies; dive retailers; underwater movie productions; is a public safety diver Instructor; and is the Co-Owner of Miami Technical Diving! James is also the personality and knowledge broker behind 'Divers Ready!' a super influential Scuba Diving YouTube channel, website and brand!

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