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To participate in the Cultural Exchange Program, you must be:

  • Able to speak fluent English
  • At least 18 years of age at time of application submission
  • A student enrolled in an accredited, degree-issuing college or university; and returning to school for at least one term following the program; students can also participate in the program immediately following graduation

We're currently recruiting in the following countries:

  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • France
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom

No matter what you're studying in school, we have a role that matches your interests, skills, and goals – all while interacting with guests and sharing your culture.

Roles in this program may include:

  • Attractions

    Working in one of the following areas while monitoring Guest flow and providing a safe Guest experience, retrieving and arranging strollers, and assisting with audience control, including during parades.

  • Character Attendant

    As a Character Attendant, you'll accompany and assist our Character Performers and engage with guests throughout the parks. In this role, you'll play an important part in monitoring safety as well as facilitating magical moments, including introducing guests to their favorite character.

  • Character Performer

    As a Character Performer at Walt Disney World® Resort, you'll gain experience directly from Disney entertainment experts as you create magical moments for guests that'll last a lifetime. You'll learn how to portray one of our beloved characters and spark smiles, laughter, and unforgettable memories for families from around the world.

  • Costuming

    As part of our Costuming department, you'll help other cast members maintain our high level of presentation and quality. From issuing costumes to operating a computerized costume checkout system, you'll play an important role in ensuring cast members are always dressed to impress.

  • Custodial

    As a member of the Custodial team, you'll help guests enjoy a clean and safe park. Whether you're sweeping sidewalks or cleaning pool decks, you'll encounter a high level of guest interaction. With so many opportunities to meet people from around the world, you'll truly be an important part of the Disney experience.

  • Full Service Food & Beverage

    In a Full-Service Food & Beverage role, you'll create a one-of-a-kind dining experience while building your customer service skills. In this non-tipped position, greeting and seating guests is just one way you'll be part of the Disney experience for people from around the world.

  • Housekeeping

    As a Housekeeper, you'll help make our guests feel right at home. Whether you're dusting or vacuuming, replenishing linens or making beds, the work you do is appreciated by all and helps ensure that every family has a comfortable stay.

  • Lifeguard

    As a Lifeguard at the Walt Disney World® Resort, you'll help our guests from all around the world enjoy our spectacular water features. Whether you're monitoring safety or providing park information, you'll be an important part of making sure we operate effectively and efficiently.

  • Merchandise

    In a Merchandise role, you'll help demonstrate and sell Disney products to guests from across the globe – all as you expand your skills with a major player in the consumer products industry. Whether you're providing information, or stocking and cleaning shelves, your guest interactions will become an important part of the Walt Disney World® Resort experience.

  • Recreation Attractions

    With a role in Recreation Attractions, you'll assist guests as they enjoy our attractions. From providing first aid and basic life support, to keeping recreational areas clean, you'll play a big part in delivering a safe and memorable vacation. It's important to note that you'll also need to have strong swimming skills in order to maintain safety standards.

  • Quick Service Food & Beverage

    With a role at one of the Walt Disney World® Quick Service Restaurants, you'll provide the kind of exceptional customer service that Disney is known for around the world. Whether you're selling beverages or operating kitchen equipment, you'll help take care of our guests during their visit.