Becoming a Divemaster is the first step on the ladder for many conservationists.
Enhance your internship – captivate minds, spark imaginations and become a voice for the ocean.
We connect you with a dive centre and local school to deliver a world-class education course while undergoing dive training.
Perfectly suited for:
SCUBA divers looking for a more impactful experience
Students enrolled in environmental degrees
Aspiring conservationists looking to join the movement


Only fiercely passionate individuals are accepted – we want students leaving the sessions starry-eyed and stoked to change the world.

Certified Rescue Diver?

Find a DMT internship


  • Free eco-Divemaster internship (fees paid, TOTALLY free)
  • Teach marine conservation in school
  • Help your school host a documentary screening / organise a clean-up with the kids
  • Become a Green Fins Dive Guide by completing the free e-course


There’s no ‘one size fits all’ internship. Dive seasons, opening hours and marine life vary. Frequently unpaid, some offer commissions while others give free accommodation.

Duration ranges from a couple of months as a full time intern to a part-time seasonal position. You could get lucky with a paid gig, ocean views and an island dog.

Find an Ocean Child dive school near you.


Upon certification you’ll receive your Graduation Pack – a selection of tools, discounts and programmes to kick start your career in the dive and conservation industry.


  • PADI Rescue Diver
  • Passionate about ocean conservation
  • Independent and self-motivated


No previous teaching required. Just a good attitude.

Our stunning teacher trainers created a training guide with training notes, teaching prompts and supplementary information to prepare you for class.

Learn the tricks to engage groups
Discover body language
Find your voice
Unlock the power of your breath

Plus incredible Navy Seals techniques to massively boost your confidence and reveal a strong, calm communicator.