About The Internship

About the Internship

As a component of Mesa Community College, students can spend a semester as an intern at the Walt Disney World® Resort near Orlando, Florida or at the Disneyland® Resort in Anaheim, California as a Disney College Program participant. Interns will work closely with their instructor by creating a Mesa Community College email account and logging their experiences in Canvas.

There are two Internship classes you can take through MCC and earn a total of 6 Credits. The courses are GBS270AC (Business Internship) and MGT270AC (Management Internship) In order to complete these courses you have a total of four assignment requirements.

Syllabus quiz - Complete the syllabus quiz to have a full understanding of the expectations from this course.

Questions or Concerns?

Shane Siebold, M.Prof

Department of Business
Academic Coordinator of the Disney College Internship Program
Email: shane.siebold@mesacc.edu

Carie Allen, J.D.

Department of Business
Program Coordinator of the Disney College Internship Program
Email: Carie.allen@mesacc.edu

Discussion Post - post to the discussion board in Canvas letting everyone know where you are working and the type of work you are doing.

Midterm requirements: Create a one page Word document or .rtf file and post it in the assignment area of Canvas. 20 points total possible.
The one-page paper will be on either subject.
a. An experience you have learned about customer service while working at The Walt Disney
Company.
b. A networking opportunity you have had with someone in a mid to executive level within the
organization.

Final Project: Interns will create a final presentation on their experiences. Be creative! This can be a PowerPoint presentation, a video, a podcast, an interactive photo album, a journaled blog, or anything thing else you might want to use to describe your experience. Use pictures or anything else you would like to share.


While working in entry-level roles, this truly unique program allows participants the opportunity to:

  • Learn important business philosophies and transferable skills from Disney leaders.
  • Gain real-world experience from a highly admired company, which can be invaluable on any résumé and noticed by future employers.
  • Make friends from around the world while living in fully-furnished, gated apartment complexes with security and deluxe amenities.


Enjoy the Cast-exclusive offerings at the Walt Disney World® Resort or the Disneyland® Resort, including Theme Park admission and select discounts on resorts, merchandise and more.