How to Apply

A limited number of qualified applicants may be offered the opportunity to join the OceanGate Expeditions crew as a Mission Specialist and actively participate in the Titanic Survey Expedition.


To Join the Expedition

  • Review the eligibility requirements below.
  • Submit an Application Request on this page.
  • Your Application Request will be reviewed by the OceanGate Expeditions crew and, if appropriate, we will provide a link to the actual Crew Application.
  • Your Crew Application will be reviewed by our Expedition Leader and crew, with a follow up call scheduled to answer any questions and confirm your participation

Mission Specialist Requirements

  • Be able to board small boats (Zodiacs) in rough seas.
  • Be at least 18 years of age at the time the expedition commences.
  • Be comfortable in dynamic environments where plans and timetables may change.
  • Can demonstrate basic balance, mobility and flexibility (i.e. climb a 6 foot step ladder, carry 20 lbs., etc.)
  • Be able to live aboard a research class expedition vessel with the operations crew for seven nights.