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How to Get a Summer Job at Disneyland

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Disneyland offers hourly and professional workers a chance to gain invaluable business experience and receive training to continue professional growth. These jobs can use a number of your skills and help you experience the excitement of a top organization.

Become a cast member of the Disneyland team. If you have a flair for acting or dancing or possess a highly enthusiastic personality, then this could be the source for your summer income. Applicants must be 18 years of age to get a job at Disney or age 17 and a high school senior. You can contact the casting office by calling 800-766-0888.

Know about the Disney legacy to give you an edge over the competition. Investigate the rich and magical history of Disneyland and its myriad of characters. One of the oldest theme parks in the United States, Disney combines live shows, rides and unique architecture dotted with nuances of everything Disney from the opening gates to the costumes of each cast member.

Seize a career opportunity by entering one of the Walt Disney Company student programs. The Disney conglomerate offers many chances for graduate and undergraduate students to gain valuable professional experience. By participating in the Disney College Program, you can receive unique educational resources and the fringe benefits of an official cast member.

Obtain a summer internship at the Disneyland resort in Anaheim, California. Enjoy your summer off from college or high school by having a rewarding experience working at the famous park. Each year, Disney accepts applications for internships in a wide range of majors to work in marketing, production and food and beverage service areas. At, explore the different ways you can advance your education (see Resources below).

Adhere to Disney's very stringent rules about personal appearance. If you resent being told how you must cut your hair or having the length of your fingernails measured, Disney is not for you.


Take a personal assessment of your skills and talents to help you get a summer job at the home of Mickey Mouse. The resort sets the stage for several hundred arts, crafts, professions and skills each year. You can put your talents to work and get paid for sewing, painting and dancing, in addition to more traditional jobs at shops and restaurants.


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