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Updated May 4, 2023

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Found 131 of over 356 reviews
4.0
61% Recommend to a Friend
35% Approve of CEO

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Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Free admission to the parks and discounts on merchandise and hotels are nice.(in 16 reviews)
  • "You meet really great people and honestly that's what will make or break your CP experience.(in 15 reviews)
  • "The Disney College Program is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door.(in 10 reviews)
  • "Free entrance into all Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts!(in 10 reviews)
  • "at most locations there are great hours, great teams, easy to follow hierarchy of leadership and help when needed, great training available also(in 5 reviews)
Cons
  • "Long hours but even that is sometimes fun(in 44 reviews)
  • "Pay is low.(in 37 reviews)
  • "Guests can be terrible and management will not back you up a lot of the time.(in 11 reviews)
  • "Most positions are close to minimum wage, ranging from $9 to $12 hourly and during slower seasons, cast members are only given the minimum 28 hours a week.(in 10 reviews)
  • "Managers are bad and you'll be put under a lot of stress and harassment at work.(in 9 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee

    DCP

    Mar 25, 2023 - Intern in Orlando, FL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Free park admissions tickets daily

    Cons

    You work lots and lot of hours

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  2. 3.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Amazing, Exhausting, Wonderful

    May 4, 2023 - Attractions Cast Member in Lake Buena Vista, FL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The days can be long and hot and tiring. But worth every second! The DCP will change your life for the better. You learn so much about yourself, the magic of Disney, and the best guest service in the world. Not to mention, life long friendships from all over the world. Do it! You’ll be exhausted some days, but most are the most rewarding days of your life!

    Cons

    Long, late hours. Sometimes outside in the FL heat, depending of your role.

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  4. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Great time

    Mar 11, 2023 - Operations in Orlando, FL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    You get to know lots of persons from all over the world

    Cons

    You get to share apartment with other folks which is not always great

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  5. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Expect to Work

    Feb 7, 2023 - Sales 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - Free park entry - Nice Co-Workers -Housing was convenient

    Cons

    - Provided transportation was unreliable - No guaranteed time off - Long hours - Little Pay

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Disney Employee

    Feb 15, 2023 - Customer Service Representative in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    People, Healthcare, Disney, Extra goods, Free Christmas

    Cons

    Salary, Disney, Annual leave, Management, Healthcare

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  7. 4.0
    Former Employee

    great stuff

    Oct 11, 2022 - Director 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    snack time with my friends

    Cons

    dirty bathrooms that are everywhere

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Amazing!!!

    Jul 16, 2022 - Intern 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Incredible experience! Rent is taken out of pay for housing, great place to make friends and grow professionally

    Cons

    Long hours, little pay, difficult to handle mentally at times

    2 people found this review helpful
  9. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Great experience

    Jun 9, 2022 - Merchandiser 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    made lots of great friends

    Cons

    schedule can be a bit overbearring

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  10. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Good Experience

    Mar 29, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Get into parks for free, looks good on resume, and meet a lot of people

    Cons

    You do not currently get to chose your role, some roles have bad hours, and low pay after rent is taken out of paycheck

    1 person found this review helpful
  11. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Overworked, underpaid

    Mar 31, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great for the resume Great friendships Learn quite a bit about the parks

    Cons

    Underpaid Had to pay extra for TV in general (even basic channels) even though channels were owned by Disney Bunk beds in housing were awful

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Disney College Program has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 356 reviews left anonymously by employees. 61% of employees would recommend working at Disney College Program to a friend and 36% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Disney College Program employees rate their compensation and benefits as 2.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Disney College Program. This rating has improved by 18% over the last 12 months.

61% of Disney College Program employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Disney College Program 2.8 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.7 for culture and values and 4.3 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Disney College Program to be culture, coworkers, career development and the cons to be management, benefits, compensation.

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