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The Disney College Program is a paid internship comprised of living, learning and earning components that is offered at the Walt Disney World® Resort and Disneyland® Resort. From exclusive events and backstage access, to making lifelong memories with participants from across the globe, their program is truly one-of-a-kind! To apply please visit Handshake


  • Housing complexes are located near each Resort
  • Exclusive events and programming are held weekly within these complexes
  • Amenities include security, laundry, high-speed internet, pools, gyms and more!
  • Weekly housing costs are determined by unit size and number of occupants


  • From costumes to role responsibilities, no two jobs are the same!
  • Applicants have the opportunity to express interest in the roles for which they would like to be considered
  • More than 20 different positions are offered across theme parks, resorts, water parks, mini-golf and Disney Springs
  • Participants work the equivalent of a full-time schedule and must have full work availability, including days, nights, weekends and holidays


  • An array of seminar and self-paced courses are offered on both coasts
  • Training classes, professional and personal development activities and networking
  • opportunities are also available
  • American Council on Education recommends the internship for 3-9 college credits, based on program length

Quick Facts

  • Established: 1981
  • Recruiting seasons: Spring and Fall, with extended programs available
  • Applicants must have completed at least one semester of college, be 18 years of age upon arrival and are currently taking classes at an accredited program or institution or graduated within the past twelve months
  • All majors are welcome!