The Pros And Cons Of Disney College Programs

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When you Google the Disney College Program, you're going to stumble upon 1 of 2 sites. The first site is going to be all your essentials provided from Disney itself. More or less, you are going to find out this is a paid internship for college students. The program is either in Orlando, Florida at Walt Disney World, or in Anaheim, California at Disneyland. From either August to January or January to May, you could be living and working in one of six roles. This includes operations, entertainment, lodging, food and beverage, merchandise, or recreation. Living, learning, and earning as the company would say, you will be exposed to everything Disney. You will be living in housing provided by Disney, working and earning at a park or resort, and even taking college level courses taught by a successful Disney employee.

Although there only seems to be pros of agreeing to work at a world famous theme park, through more research you will find many articles, blogs, and videos all pertaining to 'why I quit Disney' and 'self termination during College Program.' Horror story after horror story you will find people distraught from a traumatic working experience at the happiest place on Earth, a little contradictory in my opinion.

Being a Disney Vacation Club Member, the thought of being at my happy place for half a year sounded
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The first site is going to be all your essentials provided from Disney itself. More or less, you are going to find out this is a paid internship for college students. The program is either in Orlando, Florida at Walt Disney World, or in Anaheim, California at Disneyland. From either August to January or January to May, you could be living and working in one of six roles. This includes operations, entertainment, lodging, food and beverage, merchandise, or recreation. Living, learning, and earning as the company would say, you will be exposed to everything

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