Not Sure...

NO

Proceed to question #2

YES

  1. If you have an official registered affiliation with the SI, you may be considered a RESEARCH ASSOCIATE.
  2. If you are working directly with SI scientists on a project, you may be considered a COLLABORATOR.
  3. If you are none of the above, contact the appropriate SI Diving Officer.

NO

Proceed to question #3

YES

  1. Are you a full time Federal or Trust SI Employee?  See EMPLOYEE information.
  2. Are you working for SI under a contract?  See CONTRACTOR information.
  3. Are you receiving a stipend for an Internship or Fellowship?  See INTERNSHIP or FELLOWSHIP information.

 

NO

If your answer is NO to all of these questions, CONTACT an SI Diving Officer at the location where you intend to dive.

 

YES

  1. If you are not receiving official pay for your time while performing diving activities for SI, you must be registered as an SI Volunteer or Intern.  See VOLUNTEER or INTERNSHIP for more information. 
  2. If you are volunteering with another organization and diving at SI facilities, you will be diving at SI as a RECIPROCITY DIVER.