Our application procedure is aimed on the selection of motivated interns and employees with a client friendly and service minded attitude with an affinity to tourism.
Our website displays our vacancies. Are you interested and do you recognize yourself in the requested profile? Please send us your resume and application letter. We appreciate it if you could apply by email.
Are you applying for an internship, than please mention what year you’re in, what your field of study is, when your internship period is and what the content of your internship is. Please note; we hardly ever work with interns in our Dolphin department.
For more information you can contact Nico van Bockel through calling +5999 465 8900.
Dolphin Academy receives a lot walk-in applicants for work or an internship. We will handle all applications by establishing if your resume fits to our job requirements. If this is the case, than we will keep your resume and application letter in our portfolio of interesting candidates. We will keep it in our database for approximately 6 months. If we need a new employee or intern we will contact you when we start our recruitment procedure.
General job requirements
Dolphin Academy is a multicultural organization with an informal atmosphere. Several people from Curaçao, the Netherlands, Honduras and the United States are working here, that’s why the common languages are Dutch and English. Also Papiamentu and Spanish and another foreign language are preferable.
Dolphin Academy is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year. As an employee you need to be therefore flexible regarding to your working days. You need to be available during holidays and weekends. For trainers it’s even required to be available in the middle of the night for the baby watches.
For trainers there are more specific requirements next the general requirements above. If you’re interested in a job as a Dolphin Trainer we are looking for candidates with animal or cetacean related educations.
You need to be a perfect swimmer as well, this will be tested during a swim test, and you need to be psychically fit because of the heavy work. It is an advantage if you have dive certificates.
Dolphin Academy practices a probation period of 2 months. In our search for new employees we prefer candidates who are already living on Curaçao.
Dolphin Academy is an acknowledged learning company. Dolphin Academy works in general with local and Dutch students. We mostly work with interns who need to fulfill an orientation internship and we rarely work with interns who need to do a research or a thesis.
For not local students we use a minimum internship period of 20 weeks. Dolphin Academy is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year. As an employee you need to be therefore flexible regarding to your working days. You need to be available during holidays and weekends.
We request our interns to subscribe to a traineeship office Wereldstage, Stageplek Curacao, Kennis voor Curacao, GP Start, YoungProfs to settle insurances for calamities etc. An internship abroad is a great experience but we do want our intern to be well prepared (for the students sake but also for Dolphin Academy’s sake) to end this internship with excellent results.
At this moment there are no vacancies at Dolphin Academy.