Internships at Disney are a combination of education and work
experience. One has a chance to develop skills in problem solving,
communication, and relationship building. This program is open
to all majors, and the positions available at Disney World include
food and beverage, merchandise, entertainment (Character performer
in a show or greeter), guest services, hospitality, front desk
operations, vacation planning, and many more.
Disney also offers academic classes for which students can
receive college credit. These include communication, hospitality,
human resources, and organizational leadership. The teachers
are top executives at Walt Disney World and the classes allow
students to interact with each other and discuss their day-to-day
experiences working at different locations.
Living at Disney is an experience in diversity and comfort.
One has a chance to meet people from many different parts of
the world. There are three housing complexes and the cost is
deducted weekly from your paycheck determined by the option
chosen. The apartments are fully furnished and every complex
has its own swimming pool, tennis courts, basketball court,
and gym. Students are given the best facilities while on the
Students also have many privileges on the college program.
As employees, they can enter the parks for free and get discounts
on all merchandise and resorts. Employees can also get special
Disney discounts at various locations in the city of Orlando.
The application process is simple. One has to attend the presentations
conducted at each school and complete an online application
form that needs to be bought to the interview sessions. For
more information on the college program, visit www.wdwcollegeprogram.com