I chose this program because I have always wanted to work for the Disney company and to be able to get course credit while working was even better. This was a once in a lifetime opportunity.
-Taysia Ross, Bachelor of Tourism Management student
Ever thought about working and studying at The Happiest Place on Earth?
The University of California, Riverside, in partnership with Capilano University, offers academic coursework as well as supervised paid training at the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida.
Designed for Capilano University students who are studying in the Bachelor of Tourism Management, Tourism Management Coop Diploma, and Destination Resort Management Diploma, the program includes 4 required components:
Info Session: Learn more about eligibility, timeline, pay, etc.
Complete the Capilano University Exchange
Application (.pdf) and submit to the Centre for International Experience by
January 15, 2018.
applicants will be interviewed by a Capilano University selection committee.
Successful candidates will be notified by email of their acceptance. In order
to accept this offer, you will submit:
Interviews will be scheduled in early March 2018. Interviews are conducted by Disney and a UCR representative and are
approximately 20-minutes in length. Questions you have about the program can be
asked during your interview.
Prior to the Disney interview, you will
have to prepare:
candidates will be notified via email. Please note that acceptance by Capilano
U to the exchange program does not guarantee your acceptance by UCR to the
Disney International Program.
2018 Program Presentation (pdf)
Tourism, TMI and Business students who have completed 24 credits by June 2018
June 23, 2018 - December 20, 2018
Tourism Transfer Guide (.pdf)
TMI Transfer Guide (.pdf)
Business Transfer Guide (pdf.)
Approximately $4200.00 USD
paid to UCR
January 22, 2018
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