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Careers Above the Surface

Once you leave the water, there’s no reason to leave the industry.     KUCHERAV/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM ADCI Executive Phil Newsum answers questions about commercial diving career aspirations. Typically, how long is the career of a commercial diver? Today, people (divers) tend to take better care of themselves, so it is not unusual to see divers as old as 55-60 years of ...

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Dive School Profile: Santa Barbara City College Marine Diving Technology Program

BY MARY LOU JAY PHOTOS COURTESY OF SANTA BARBARA CITY COLLEGE In 1968, Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) pioneered formalized diver and technician education with a curriculum that enabled students to earn an associates of science degree while completing a certified diver training program. There were several reasons the school took this step, according to Geoff Thielst, chair and program director ...

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Dive School Profile: Divers Institute of Technology

BY MARY LOU JAY Founded in 1968, Divers Institute of Technology (DIT) welcomes students from many different parts of the country and occasionally from other parts of the world. Veterans, who make up about half of its students, feel particularly at home there, and for good reason. John Manlove, who co-founded the school along with Leiter Hockett, was a 20-year Navy ...

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