Programs

Programs

 

I. Disney Cultural Exchange Program

This program held every summer, from December to February, enables our students to go to the Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando, Florida. USIL students have the opportunity to gain valuable, paid work experience in one of the world’s largest and most prestigious companies.

 

1. Benefits

  • You will have the opportunity to work for and learn the internal policies and procedures of one of the world’s largest and best-known companies.
  • You can obtain valuable, paid work experience.
  • In addition to the pay you receive for your work, you will have free access to the facilities of the Walt Disney World® Resort parks (in Orlando, Florida).
  • You will receive discounts on products, meals and lodging at Disney facilities, as well as affiliated establishments.
  • You will have access to special activities such as behind-the-scenes tours, sports, volunteer work and recreation in the area for Disney employees.
  • You will have the opportunity to meet international students from all over the world.
  • You will be able to improve your English while earning money during the summer.
  • You will have access to exclusive events and activities, such as pool parties, trips to the beach, movie nights and much more
     

2. Requirements

  • Be between the ages of 18 and 25.
  • Be a regular USIL student for 2 academic semesters before you apply.       
  • Be a full-time student during the 2016 academic year (2016-1 and 2016-2).
  • Be enrolled in at least 12 credits per semester.         
  • Have at least an intermediate level of English. 
  • Have a dynamic, extroverted personality.             
  • Be flexible regarding your work schedule.
  • Have a passing cumulative grade point average (12 or higher).      
  • Pass all of your courses during both semesters of the year 2016.         
  • Have your certificate showing that you passed the Global Leadership Skills workshop course at the time you register.
  • Have no history of disciplinary problems at USIL.

3. Work

Participants can work at one of the 4 theme parks, over 20 hotel complexes, 2 water parks, retail stores, restaurants and entertainment complexes.

Participants have the opportunity to develop transferable skills and will have the possibility of establishing professional contacts while working with different Disney leaders.
Wages depend on a participant’s job position.

Work areas:
  • Restaurants
  • Merchandising stores
  • Amusement parks
  • Disney hotels and resorts

Steps to follow:

Phase One

Registration
March-April 2016
 

Evaluation and selection process:      

  • Classification exam (English)          
  • Interview (English)     
  • Psychological evaluation (Spanish)         

May and June 2016 (*)           
 

Phase 2: For students qualifying in the previous phase​:        

Final interview with Walt Disney representatives:     
July 2016 (*)             
 

Procedure for obtaining a J-1 visa​
USIL will guide students who pass the second phase of the process through the procedures for obtaining a J-1 Summer Work & Travel visa.
 

Phase 3: For students who passed the final interview final and have obtained a J-1 visa​:

Trip to Walt Disney World®
Departure: early December 2016
Return: late February 2017
(*) Applicants will be informed of the exact dates by e-mail.
 

The program does NOT include​:

(*)USIL will make the arrangements in a timely manner​.
 

The program includes:

  • Participants stay in fully equipped apartments, with all of the comforts and activities that reflect campus life in a multicultural community.
  • 24-hour security.
  • Access to cable TV service and use of computer rooms with Internet access.
  • All utilities, including water, electricity and garbage collection.
  • Bus transportation to and from work, the grocery store, the post office and the shopping center.
     

II. Disney Academic Exchange Program with East Carolina University (ECU)

The Disney International Program through ECU (East Carolina University) combines an academic semester with work experience at Walt Disney World®.
 

1. Benefits
  • You will have the opportunity to become familiar with the education system in the United States over a 06-month period.
  • You will have the opportunity to work for and learn the internal policies and procedures of one of the world’s largest and best-known companies.
  • You can obtain valuable, paid work experience.
  • In addition to the pay you receive for your work, you will have free access to the facilities of the Walt Disney World® Resort parks (in Orlando, Florida).
  • You will receive discounts on products, meals and lodging at Disney facilities, as well as affiliated establishments.
  • You will have access to special activities such as behind-the-scenes tours, sports, volunteer work and recreation in the area for Disney employees.
  • You will have the opportunity to meet international students from all over the world.
  • You will be able to improve your English while earning money during the summer.
  • You will have access to exclusive events and activities, such as pool parties, trips to the beach, movie nights and much more.
     
2. Requirements 
  • Be a regular USIL student.
  • Be over 18 years of age.
  • Have an advanced level of English.
  • Have a weighted cumulative grade point average of 13 or higher.
  • Have earned 60 academic credits.
  • Register for a USIL virtual course in the semester in which you make your trip (the course may be selected with the USIL program director, subject to course availability).
  • Have no history of disciplinary problems at USIL.
  • Have a certificate showing you passed the Global Leadership Skills workshop course at the time you register.
  • Have an excellent work record, if you have participated in the Disney experience previously.
  • Have a dynamic, extroverted personality.
  • Have a desire to work for one of the top entertainment companies in the USA and the world, be able to work under pressure, and be flexible about working rotating shifts.
  • Obtain the program director’s approval of your request to transfer course credit.
     

III.  Disney Guest Relations Cultural Ambassador Program

This program provides the opportunity for 01 Peruvian student to represent USIL, working in Guest Relations at Walt Disney World® Resort for 01 year.
 

1. Benefits
  • You will have the opportunity to work full-time and learn the internal policies and procedures of one of the world’s largest and best-known companies for a full year.
  • You will be recognized as a Peruvian ambassador at Walt Disney World® Resort.
  • You will have the job benefits and academic benefits the Walt Disney Company offers its employees.
  • You can obtain valuable, paid work experience.
  • In addition to the pay you receive for your work, you will have free access to the facilities of the Walt Disney World® Resort parks (in Orlando, Florida).
  • You will receive discounts on products, meals and lodging at Disney facilities, as well as affiliated establishments.
  • You will have access to special activities such as behind-the-scenes tours, sports, volunteer work and recreation in the area for Disney employees.
  • You will have the opportunity to meet international students from all over the world.
  • You will have access to exclusive events and activities, such as pool parties, trips to the beach, movie nights and much more.
     
2. Requirements
  • Be a last semester, full-time USIL student or recent graduate of USIL.
  • Full-time students must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 14.00 and at least 120 credits earned.
  • Have an advanced level of English. Having the ability to speak a third language is desirable.
  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Have participated previously in one of the Walt Disney World® Resort programs.
  • Have extensive knowledge of Disney’s operations.
  • Have no history of disciplinary problems at USIL.

More Information

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  (511) 317-1000  Anexo: 3399

  programadisney-usil@usil.edu.pe

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