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The best way to get a summer job at Disney is to follow the directions on the website of the particular attraction location you're interested in. In order to be sure you're the perfect match with what the company seeks, you should check the website often. With no shortage of people applying to work at a Disney theme park or resort during the summer, it's important to keep updated by frequently reading the attraction's website. Some Walt Disney attraction locations include California and Florida in the United States, Chiba, Japan, and Paris, France.
It's important to completely understand not only the hiring expectations but also the company's philosophy if you hope to be chosen for a summer job at Disney. For example, the Walt Disney Company doesn't use the term "employees" for it's theme park and resort staff, but rather "cast members." Signs in Walt Disney attractions that say "Employees Only" are meant for visitors, which the company calls “guests,” who may not recognize the term "cast members." Cast members may represent the likeness of Disney characters or might wear a more traditional service uniform, yet both are officially referred to as "costumes."
Remember when applying to this business that the summer job at Disney — no matter what it is — is a "role" in company speak. When you submit your application, either online or in-person at a "hiring event" in your area, you're agreeing to work any shift given to you. For this reason, the Disney attractions generally expect applicants to have reliable transportation to and from work at all hours of the day and night. You also need to be of the age of consent, or legally considered an adult, for jobs. The Walt Disney Company's exact rules, plus advance notice of its local or regional hiring events, can usually be found on its websites.
It should be noted that the "Disney look" is a classic one, with no trendy hair styles/colors, piercings/tattoos as well as a limited amount of jewelry and makeup. Disney recommends that before applying, all applicants, whether seasonal, part-time or full-time, should read all of the listed "roles" before choosing three they feel are right for them. If you hope to get a summer job at Disney, you'll likely have to apply for three jobs in order of preference.
In general, many entry-level jobs may pay at least somewhat higher than minimum wage, but this depends greatly on the country and the exact "role" you play in the company. You'll most likely have to create an online account at an official Walt Disney Company website before completing and submitting your summer job application. Make sure your application for a summer job at Disney is typo-free and polite, yet also professional. You'll need to show interviewers truthfully and persuasively how your past work/educational background makes you the right fit for your three preferred “roles.”