Disney College Program Alumni Association
The Disney College Program is an experiential living, learning and earning opportunity that can open doors to the future, as well as create friendships and memories that last a lifetime. Students work in the world-famous Disneyland® Resort or Walt Disney World® Resort, having the opportunity to learn while they earn and gain skills that will be invaluable to their future. Participants will also have the opportunity to experience diverse cultures and make friends from around the globe while living in fully-furnished apartments near the Walt Disney World Resort or the Disneyland Resort. It’s an opportunity of a lifetime!
You will spend 5 to 7 months in either Orlando Florida or Anaheim California. You will be working in one of our world famous theme parks, resorts, water-parks, or other areas. The primary focus of the Disney College Program is on transferable skills that can be applied to all college levels and majors. Skills like Time Management, Leadership, Communication, Guest Service, and working with Guests and Cast Members from all over the world in an extremely high volume and fast paced location. Housing and Transportation are offered on both coasts. Lastly, we offer several classes recommended for credit by the American Council on Education which have all been approved for 3 credits each - including the work component of our program. The educational component is required in California. Many networking opportunities are available to advance your career and learn from Executives and Leaders within the Disney Company, one of the most well-recognized and reputable companies in the world.
Disney College Program Recruiters are on a campus tour right now seeking bright, ambitious students for the Winter and Summer of 2012. A Disney recruiter will be visiting Grand Valley State University to provide students with the first step toward applying for this once-in-a-lifetime internship opportunity on November 1, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. in Kirkhof Center Room 2263
The Disney College Program is open to all college students, full or part-time, in any major and at any academic level. Students must be 18 years of age prior to scheduled arrival date. For more information and to apply, visit www.disneycollegeprogram.com.
If you have any questions please contact the GVSU Disney College Program Campus Representatives at Disney@mail.gvsu.edu
You can also learn more on the Disney College Program at their official social media websites:
Twitter - https://twitter.com/DisneyCPInterns
Follow the GVSU Campus Rep team too to find out about upcoming events and information sessions about the Disney College Program!:
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/DisneyGVSU
Twitter - https://twitter.com/GVDisney
Disney also offers professional internships for a more focused experience in your chosen field or area of study. There are over 300 professional internships available per semester and they range in length from 6 to 12 months. Housing is available, but very limited, so apply early. Transportation is not provided outside normal public transportation. To apply, log onto DisneyInterns.com and search the keyword “Intern” to see the roles we are currently accepting applications for. These will range from areas in Animal Programs, Accounting, Marketing and Special Events. If selected for consideration, they will follow up with you by phone within a few weeks. Keep in mind, many of these positions require successful completion of the Disney College Program before you are eligible. These are highly competitive positions and can open many doors and potentially lead you to a full time career within the company.This page was last edited on September 16, 2011 at 12:17 PM