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productive place
Attractions Attendant (Former Employee), Orlando, FLJune 23, 2014
Pros: free tickets
Cons: rude guests, rude coworkers
productive place with many individuals who perform their job
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Great place
Technical Coordinator (Current Employee), London, ENGJune 22, 2014
Enjoy working at this company as the goals and values are great.
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College Intern Program Participant (Former Employee), Orlando, FLJune 20, 2014
Oh this was the greatest working experience I have ever done. I learned management styles, thinking, and what it's like to work 16 hours a day for $5.00 a hour- and so I finished college. :)
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The company is awful! But you will make some great new friends
Cast Member (Current Employee), Oxford StreetJune 19, 2014
Pros: free park tickets and occasional dvd
Cons: long hours, no trust/loyalty
There is no room for growth, once you start in a position that's pretty much where you will stay unless you are one of the favourites!
Salary is awful in comparisons to some stores especially with the amount of work they expect you to do in such a small time.
Minus the company it's self you will make amazing friends, so just for that aspect it's worth – more... it. If your heading towards this company be prepared to do nightshifts, late closing up till midnight, early opening at 7am.
Great for a Saturday job, but do not trust your career with Disney it will destroy you as a person. – less
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Amazing Enviorment
Cast Member, College Internship Program (Former Employee), Animal KingdomJune 15, 2014
Working for the Walt Disney Company as part of the Disney College Program was the best experience of my life. Working with and meeting people from all over the world is just something I never thought I would be a part of! For the year I was there, it was some of the greatest moments in my life! Working at Strollers at Animal Kingdom may sound horrible – more... and boring but it was far from that! It was a blast working there. I made friendships and memories that I will never forget! – less
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Wonderful place to work
GUEST RELATIONS HOSTESS (Current Employee), Orlando, FLJune 9, 2014
I really enjoy working at the Walt Disney Company. Over the years I've worked in various roles within the company and have come to understand that you don't necessarily work at Disney because of the people, but because you simply love Disney. Management in some locations are great, while others not so great, it's pretty much luck of the draw. Co-workers – more... become like your family because you all put up with the same stuff on a daily basis. But ultimately my favorite thing about the job was being able to make magic for guests. – less
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Temp for a short time
Credit Analyst (Temp) (Former Employee), Glendale, CAJune 9, 2014
Was a temporary there a few weeks. Very nice people. Nice culture, a would have taken a full time job there if offered.
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One of the best jobs I had
Multiple Roles at Walt Disney World (Former Employee), Orlando, FLJune 5, 2014
Fun place to be, loved that I could move around and experience different things in my 10 years. Miss it very much
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great place to work at
electrrical engineer (Former Employee), Leicester, ENGJune 4, 2014
Pros: working on control panels for oil rigs and submarines.
Cons: some days can be long hours.
a typical day will involve wiring up control panels and creating them from scratch which is really fun. i have learned many electrical skills from here. the managers are really helpful and and good laugh to have around. the co workers are really helpful and are good to have around. the hardest part of the job is sometimes meeting deadlines as some of – more... the parts are not ordered or delivered on time. the most enjoyable part of the job is the experience you gain from the job and the people you meet and knowing that some of the panels and other equipments will be used on things like oil rigs and submarines ect which put a big smile on my face. – less
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A Magical Experince
Disney College Program (Former Employee), Orlando, FLJune 4, 2014
Pros: free admission, disney discount on like everything, free tickets for friends
Cons: short breaks, harsh schedule, demanding hours
Working at WDW changed everything I do now. I'm so much more into detail and making everything have meaning in my life. It also was a challenge living in Florida for almost a year with no friends and family having to figure out everything by myself but I have proven to be stronger than I could have even imagined while living and working here. It taught – more... me real world experience in my future career, my degree field , and my personal life. It changed my life forever – less
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fun place with good co-workers
sound engineer (Current Employee), Mumbai, MHJune 4, 2014
the management is ok, the pay scale is low, they except a lot of work from you but do not pay as the amount of work they ask from you.
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Great Work place
Attraction Hostess (Current Employee), Anaheim, CAMay 31, 2014
overall really well job and gained a lot of experience in customer service.
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A diverse and fun company to work for.
Busser/Steward (Former Employee), Anaheim, CAMay 30, 2014
It was a fun environment to work for. The staff are respectful and helpful and the benefits in this company are great.
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Crew Member (Former Employee), Lake Buena Vista, FLMay 27, 2014
Pros: free tickets
Cons: short breaks
I learned how to give kids a big smile.I learned all about the back of the house and the front of house.At disney we all had to work together so it was team work.The hardest part of the job was to being stuck in back of house while i want to be in the front of house seeing all the guest.The most enjoyable part of my job was that i got to give the guest – more... a magical day. – less
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Pigeon Holed
Manager (Current Employee), BristolMay 23, 2014
Pros: gym, bball court, intramural sports
Cons: benefits, low pay, not much job growth
You get pigeon holed into a position and then you get stuck- unless you're in one of the few departments that promotes just about every year. Then you get to watch your peers move up the chain while you toil away in mediocrity.
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fun place to work
Demi Chef de Partie (Former Employee), FLMay 23, 2014
Pros: free accomodation, flight tickets and meals.
Cons: long hours, no offs.
the co-workers are very good and helpfull,the hardest part of the job is long working hours like sometimes 13 hours a day.
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DisneyWorld…
Cast Member/College Program Intern (Former Employee), Orlando, FLMay 22, 2014
Pros: other cast members
Cons: guests
Depends on where you work and the people you work with. Both times I worked there I feel two different ways about it. The first time I was in Housekeeping, it was a lot of hard work but the pay was nice. The second time I was in attractions, it was really laid back but the pay wasn't all that great.

It always depends on your area and where you feel – more... you will go. But the Disney training will never leave you, I can tell you that. – less
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Open and Fun environment
Multimedia Designer (Current Employee), 1101 Flower St. Glendale Ca.May 21, 2014
Very quick turnaround. Worked on many different projects and with many different people. Learned a lot about Management styles, and how to deal with certain personalities. Learned a ton about Consumer Products. The hardest part of my job was that it wasn't pushing my limits or creativity. The most enjoyable, meeting certain people and getting to build – more... specific relationships. – less
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Internship
College Program Intern (Former Employee), Lake Buena Vista, FLMay 19, 2014
This job was an internship, so I can't speak about it a whole lot. The only reason I did not care for the job was because it was in Florida and I missed home. Everything else about working for Disney was great. They are strict, though!
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Good company with excellent values and products
Director of Digital Ad Sales and Operations (Current Employee), NYMay 18, 2014
Good company with excellent values and product that is constantly looking to build great products and experiences for families.

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