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About Disney College Program

Through his drawing talent, Walt Disney literally conjured up an empire. The California-based theme park, Disneyland, opened in 1955 and has been visited by more than 515 million guests since it opened to the public. On the other side of the country, the Florida-based theme park Walt Disney World includes the Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, the Downtown Disney area, two water parks and over 20 themed resorts for its guests.

Disney College Program participants work in various departments, including food and beverage, entertainment, operations (attractions), retail, culinary, front desk, housekeeping, lifeguard, recreation, custodial and costuming. Responsibilities vary by department, but may include customer service, operations, sales, food service or administrative duties.


Open to college students who have completed at least one semester. Must be enrolled in college, at least 18 years of age at time of arrival, and be a U.S. citizen or have unrestricted U.S. work authorization. Additional criteria for participation may be required by the student’s school of enrollment.

Disney College Program

Number of Interns: Varies
Compensation/Benefits: Paid
Duration: N/A
Academic Level: College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors


Los Angeles, CA
Tallahassee, FL