Wednesday 1st August, 2007 Posted: 16:37 CIT (21:37 GMT)
Nautilus Cayman Ltd is offering a scholarship to young Caymanians again this summer.
This is a great opportunity for young Caymanians to get hands–on experience in the water sports and the tourism industry, states a press release.
Upon completion, the successful applicant will receive a certificate of completion and an employment opportunity to work for Nautilus Cayman Ltd.
General Manager Mark Williams invites applicants to submit a covering letter by July 31st to Box 10094 KY1–1001 or email firstname.lastname@example.org explaining why he or she feels they should be selected for this scholarship. The only criteria to be eligible for this scholarship is the applicant must be between the ages of 17 and 19 and able to swim.
The programme will run for a three week period during the month of August, which will be divided into some main areas of the business.
One week the applicant will be involved in customer relations, office administration, dispatching and the logistics of operating the tours. The remaining time they will be participating in the operation of the boats and will learn water safety, boat handling, boat knots, proper care and maintenance of the boats.
Nautilus Cayman operates two semi–submarines and a Catamaran offering daily tours to the cruise ship passengers, visitors and residents. Nautilus staff members are licensed scuba divers with Rescue & Response Certificates and qualified to instruct.
Nautilus Undersea Tours were awarded Best Tour of the Season by Princess Cruise Lines in 2005 & 2006 for their Captain Nemo Tour, which includes an undersea tour of two shipwrecks, a divers fish feed and snorkelling at Cheese Burger Reef. The captain of the Allura Catamaran won Tour Guide of the Season this past year.
Interested applicants can obtain more information about the company from their website, www.nautilus.ky.