Disney Parks & Resorts

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Former Employee - Cook II in Orlando, FL
Former Employee - Cook II in Orlando, FL

I worked at Disney Parks & Resorts as an intern (less than an year)

Pros

This company offers a multitude of opportunities for people of any age and skill level. The people are fantastic, the jobs are fun, and you can learn so much everyday. Also, the benefits are really something!

Cons

It is a great place to work, but you have to expect to work long hours, and receive a little less pay than you would expect.

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    Great experience, but don't expect to earn a lot.

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    Former Employee - Disney College Program: Attractions in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Disney College Program: Attractions in Orlando, FL

    I worked at Disney Parks & Resorts as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Guest interaction is great. Entertainment perks like getting in the parks for free and being able to get others in for free is the best perk. It is pretty easy to switch shifts if you need a break and during peak seasons you can get a lot of overtime if you want it.

    Cons

    Pay is very low. Being an intern, you do not get any insurance benefits. Also, the company housing for interns is not free. They take about $100/week out of your paycheck for rent and you share a room sometimes with more than one person. You can have up to 8 people in one apartment for 4 bed/4 bath. It can be pretty ridiculous.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give interns free housing!

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    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Crazy but I love it

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

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

    Pros

    Insane benefits, like free park entry, discounts on hotels, cruises, merchandise and more. Various cast only events, sneak previews etc. Get to be part of creating magic.

    Cons

    Hours can be inconsistent, either a lot or a little depending on what time of year, which park/resort etc. Work-life balance doesn't exist, you basically marry your job (if you're an intern or full time), or struggle to get hours (oart-time/seasonal).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be willing to negotiate and see where the unions are coming from. Allow for more movement up the "chain" as it were, without necessarily having done a professional internship.

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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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