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Current Employee - College Program in Lake Buena Vista, FL
Current Employee - College Program in Lake Buena Vista, FL

I have been working at Disney Parks & Resorts as an intern (less than an year)

Pros

Plenty of Opportunity to move up if you take it

Cons

Company is so big that you sometimes just become a number there

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    The magic doesn't last forever, but it's a very worthwhile experience!

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    Former Employee - Cast Member in Lake Buena Vista, FL
    Former Employee - Cast Member in Lake Buena Vista, FL

    I worked at Disney Parks & Resorts full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Full-time cast members get excellent health benefits, and part-timers get a relatively decent offering. There are great discounts, free admission to the parks, and other benefits that go along with employment that make the very touristy area more enjoyable. For someone who loves Disney, working for the company is a very memorable and worthwhile experience. It's an active job, keeping you on your feet and energized. You get to meet hundreds of people from around the world and make connections you might not otherwise have made.

    Cons

    You WILL deal with tired, impatient disgruntled guests. It's not pleasant, and happens often. The wages are low and it can be difficult to get desired days off/vacation. If you don't like Disney at least a little, you will most likely be miserable, because it is very saturated.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A more personal connection with your cast members would be appreciated. Many managers rotate and don't necessarily take the time to create a strong bond with their constantly rotating cast.

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    It's a Good Start, Great experience, before greater things!

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    Current Employee - Merchandise in Lake Buena Vista, FL
    Current Employee - Merchandise in Lake Buena Vista, FL

    I have been working at Disney Parks & Resorts part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    This is my first Job here in America, my coworkers are from all over the states and the world, you learn about different cultures, you actually can practice and improve your English.

    Cons

    The Cons of this company depends on you, if you realize that there is no promotions for you, take action and look for other opportunities. Many people working there achieve great things, others leave and get their opportunities somewhere else. Don't get frustrated, take action and go for better things.

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