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Dive into Your Dream Career: Unforgettable Divemaster Internships Await in Cozumel

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Are you ready to take your love for diving to the next level and turn it into a fulfilling career?

Look no further than our Divemaster Internships or PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) on the stunning Island of Cozumel in Mexico!

Our partnership with Cozumel Dive Academy allows you to combine your training with an unforgettable experience. Our programs focus on providing you with hands-on, real-life training that will transform you into a successful dive professional.

All our Divemaster Internships are scheduled around you! Just let us know when you want to arrive, and we will pick you up!

Regardless of your current certification level or number of logged dives, we have a program tailored for you! Even if you're starting with your Open Water Certification or have already mastered Rescue Diving, we have an exciting program that will meet your needs. Best of all, all of our Cozumel Divemaster and Instructor programs come with these incredible perks:

What is included?

Professional training in a fun atmosphere 
All required PADI materials
Intern T-Shirts
Unlimited diving
Project AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Specialty
PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty
Divers Alert Network (DAN) Prepared Diver Course
DAN Diving Emergency Management Provider Course (DEMP)
Discounts on additional courses
Student discounts at Dive Boutique Cozumel
Job placement assistance


Accommodation is provided for all interns in a comfortable, fully furnished private house. The house features a fully equipped kitchen, two spacious living rooms with TV and DVD players, a private pool, and a rooftop palapa where you can relax after a day of diving. WIFI is available throughout the house, ensuring that you remain connected with the world.

The house is conveniently located a short taxi ride or comfortable walk away from all of Cozumel's popular attractions, including restaurants, shopping centers, and grocery stores.

However, staying in our housing is not mandatory. If you prefer private accommodations or a hotel package, we will gladly help you find the perfect option.

How long are the programs, and what is the Cost?

Depending on your certification level upon arrival, your Internship's duration will vary.  

Non-certified to Divemaster (Zero to Hero) - 8-Week Internship

Internship $2990.00
Materials & Fees $635.00
Total Cost $3625.00

Open Water to Divemaster - 8-Week Internship

Internship $2790.00
Materials & Fees $544.00
Total Cost $3334.00

Advanced Open Water to Divemaster - 6-Week Internship

Internship $2290.00
Materials & Fees $439.00
Total Cost $2729.00

Rescue Diver to Divemaster - 4-Week Internship

Internship $1590.00
Materials & Fees $290.00
Total Cost $1880.00

Please note that the PADI Divemaster Application fee, currently $150.00, is not included in our price. We also require all our Interns to carry DAN Insurance for their protection.


The minimum age is 18 
Need a completed and signed medical statement dated within 12 months of the end of your program. Click here to download a copy for review.  

Can I stay and complete my Instructor Development Course if I decide to?

We would love for you to stay and complete your PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) with us. You can add your IDC and any other training you want anytime during your program. Remember, you must be a certified diver for six months before starting your IDC.

Instructor Development Course 3 Week Extended Program
IDC Cost $1450.00*
Materials $750.00*
Total IDC Cost $2200.00*

 *PADI IDC and IE Fees are not included in our prices.  

For information on our PADI IDC, click here.   For details on all our Instructor programs, visit our Professional Courses Section.

    Start Date Course Type   Price    
27 Jun 2023 IDC - Cozumel US$ 2200.00

IDC Curriculum
Thu 02 Sep 2021
08:30 AM
60 minutes
Cozumel Dive Academy

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05 Sep 2023 IDC - Cozumel US$ 2200.00

IDC Curriculum
Thu 02 Sep 2021
08:30 AM
60 minutes
Cozumel Dive Academy

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14 Nov 2023 IDC - Cozumel US$ 2200.00

IDC Curriculum
Thu 02 Sep 2021
08:30 AM
60 minutes
Cozumel Dive Academy

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