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The Red Alert Diving Internship is designed as a comprehensive introduction to the SCUBA Industry, an important and growing segment of Panama City Beach’s and the State of Florida’s Hospitality Industry.

Through SCUBA Diving and resort management training, interns will gain valuable experience and knowledge about the current state of the SCUBA Industry, it's part in the local economy, and the history of Scuba Diving in the Florida Panhandle.

Time Commitment: 8 hours/Day-Two Days/Week -Or the Equivalent

Disclaimer: We understand the demands everyone has on their schedule and their time and will work with you to ensure your program meets those requirements. Depending on your time requirements and those of Red Alert Diving the commitment we expect from you to the team and the program will vary.


  • Must be at least 18 years old to enroll in the program
  • No prior diving experience required
  • Applicants must complete a standard medical form, and a standard release of liability form.

Interns will also achieve comprehensive dive theory, skills, and best practices mastery through in water training. Candidates successfully meeting program requirements will “graduate” from the program as Dive Professionals, with pro-level certifications that provide an opportunity for employment in the dive industry here in Panama City Beach and around the world. Interns will be responsible for the cost of their training materials, and are expected to own their dive equipment prior to beginning the Divemaster portion of their training.

Costs: The internship program costs are flexible depending on your current level of training, and your long term goal. You are responsible for purchasing your educational materials and any PADI processing or testing fees.

Compensation: There is no hourly wage for this internship. Accepted applicants will however receive a comprehensive training program (Value > $3200), significant price reductions on SCUBA gear purchased from Red Alert Diving during the program, and job placement services provided at at the end of the program at no additional cost.

Duties: The duties of a RAD Intern are to help in day to day operations of the Dive Center and Aquatic Training Facility, these include opening/closing procedures, retail operations, social media outreach, participate in beach clean ups, commit to the time requirements of the training program.

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