Disney College Program Reviews

Updated Jul 16, 2022

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3.9
43%
Recommend to a Friend
39%
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46 Ratings
Pros
  • "You get into the parks for free(in 41 reviews)

  • "Perks of free admission to parks(in 35 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "long hours weekend and holidays(in 53 reviews)

  • "You are more or less treated like an Army Private despite the fact that you are paying rent to live there(in 27 reviews)

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    1. 4.0
      Former Employee

      International CP Program

      Jun 18, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Hong Kong
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A huge diversity, fun collogues

      Cons

      pay is low plus tough schedule

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    2. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Disney College Program Participant

      Feb 2, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      -good customer service experience -get to experience a fast paced working environment -able to enjoy the parks in your spare time -educational seminars to attend

      Cons

      -low pay -rarely related to student’s major or career path -housing cost isn’t cheap -no opportunities for career advancement in the long run

      1 person found this review helpful
    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Amazing!!!

      Jul 16, 2022 - Intern 
      Recommend
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      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

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great experience

      Jun 9, 2022 - Merchandiser 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      made lots of great friends

      Cons

      schedule can be a bit overbearring

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good for resume, mixed experience

      Apr 13, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Opens door for future job opportunities

      Cons

      -No choice in role, housing complex doesn't evict rapists

      1 person found this review helpful
    6. 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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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Good Experience

      Mar 29, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      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

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great program

      Feb 7, 2022 - Merchandise Cast Member 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Free admission, discounts on merchandise

      Cons

      High rent for having roommates

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great compamy

      Jan 19, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Meet good people and friends

      Cons

      Lots of hours to work

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    10. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      This Program is Hot Garbage and a Disney Adult Cult

      Feb 3, 2022 - Disney College Program - Quick Service Food and Beverage in Orlando, FL
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      You get into the parks for free You (might) have the potential to move up

      Cons

      - you don't get paid the same rate as regular cast members - housing is expensive relative to your pay, you don't take home more than 100-200 a week - you aren't respected

      3 people found this review helpful
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    Disney College Program has an overall rating of 3.9 out of 5, based on over 333 reviews left anonymously by employees. 43% of employees would recommend working at Disney College Program to a friend and 40% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -20% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Disney College Program employees rate their compensation and benefits as 2.5 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Disney College Program. This rating has decreased by -31% over the last 12 months.

    43% 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 4.1 for career opportunities.

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