The Georgia Aquarium and Aggressor Adventures have announced a new partnership creating the Ocean Science Leadership Program.
The first-of-its-kind program is aims to provide young marine professionals with a unique experiential learning opportunity.
The Ocean Science Leadership Program young professional will receive a fully comped trip aboard an Aggressor Adventures liveaboard trip in 2022. During the trip, they will work with a Georgia Aquarium expert to gain first-hand knowledge and can also earn advanced diver certification.
Commenting on the new partnership, Dr. Alistair Dove, the vice president of science and education at Georgia Aquarium, said:
“Our partnership with Aggressor Adventures through the Ocean Science Leadership Program is a real example of our mission in action. We want to be a valuable educational resource for budding aquatic researchers and provide them with hands-on experiences with the ocean and Aquarium researchers through Aggressor’s world-renowned liveaboard charters.”
While Aggressor Adventures CEO Wayne Brown said:
“The Ocean Science Leadership Program will offer a deserving young professional the opportunity of a lifetime to gain first-hand experience while traveling with Aggressor. As a trusted travel brand, we’ve relied on the beauty of the natural world to provide our guests with unforgettable adventures. This is our opportunity to give back to the industry and foster the next generation of marine science professionals who are incredibly valuable to our business and maintaining the beauty of the natural world.”
You can find out more information and application guidelines here.
Sam Helmy is a TDI/SDI Instructor Trainer, and PADI Staff and Trimix Instructor. Diving for 28 years, a dive pro for 14, I have traveled extensively chasing my passion for diving. I am passionate about everything diving, with a keen interest in exploration, Sharks and big stuff, Photography and Decompression theory. Diving is definitely the one and only passion that has stayed with me my whole life!