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Florida Sea Base, BSA

Ranger Commissioner

June - August 2020 • Islamorada, FL

What I liked

Good experience.

What I wish was different

No covid

Advice

Work here
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Camp Counselor

May - August 2019 • Summerland Key, FL

What I liked

I was boating and living in the Atlantic Ocean all summer.

What I wish was different

Nothing it was amazing

Advice

Be ready it is hard work
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Divemaster Internship

March - August 2019 • Islamorada, FL

What I liked

I loved being in Florida and being able to scuba dive almost everyday

What I wish was different

Management for scuba department. The were very rigid and had very little flexibility when you came to them with an issue. The also lied about their time off on the application.

Advice

Make sure to understand the value of an experience. It’s not all about the money
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Sea Exploring Mate

May - August 2019 • Islamorada, FL

What I liked

Get to know about the ocean, work with people from all over the United States, learn how to run and operate a 83 foot 48 ton sailboat, learn about the history of the Florida Keys, and teach boys life skills in a unique environment

What I wish was different

I wish that the camp ran year-around so that I can continue my hours on a sailboat and eventually get my 50 Ton Master Captain's licence.

Advice

It is an amazing gig, that has no experience or knowledge requirements, in the paradise part of Florida. You not only get to meet a lot of really cool people but learn so much about Florida's wildlife, history, and culture, while working on communication skills, professionalism, and even networking.
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Island Mate

May - August 2019 • Summerland Key, FL

What I liked

Summer job in the Florida Keys! Had a blast and spent most of my free time snorkeling.

What I wish was different

Management wasn't great, they didn't listen to my needs.

Advice

Don't be afraid to get a crazy summer job.
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