Agricultural Sciences Internships at Walt Disney World

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Walt Disney World
2013 N Avenue of the Stars
Lake Buena Vista, FL
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 16 Part-time, Paid

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Description

The Agricultural Sciences Professional Internship Program is designed to provide qualified college students with the opportunity for hands-on work experience in the unique growing areas that are part of Living with The Land, an agricultural attraction at Epcot®. These are 6 month long internships.

Applications posted on this website are not considered for employment. Please do not post anything here as we do not monitor this site very frequently. Please contact us directly at wdw.epcot.science.Internship@disney.com for further application information.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:
In addition to maintaining the show quality of our growing areas, aquaculture systems and biotechnology lab, interns will spend a significant amount of time leading informative and interactive Guest tours through our facilities, along with promoting and selling these tours. Additional training sessions, classes and meetings will be scheduled throughout the semester. Other duties vary by discipline:


Aquaculture
Operate a recirculating freshwater aquaculture facility. Monitor filtration systems and water quality, assist in diagnosis and control of disease, and raise fish to marketable size for Walt Disney World® restaurants.


Biotechnology
Maintain a tissue culture production facility. Prepare media and culture a wide variety of plants. Then, collect, package and deliver the tissue-cultured plants to Epcot® merchandise locations.


Entomology
Become an integral part of The Land’s Integrated Pest Management program. Rear and maintain insect colonies, release beneficial insects into greenhouse crops, and maintain entomology-related shows.


Plant Science
Maintain a high-quality show of hydroponically-grown food crops from around the globe. Seed, transplant, irrigate and prune plants; harvest produce for Epcot® restaurants; rake, sweep, and provide general cleanup of greenhouses.

Applications posted on this website are not considered for employment. Please do not post anything here as we do not monitor this site very frequently. Please contact us directly at wdw.epcot.science.Internship@disney.com for further application information.

Requirements

Minimum Requirements:
College student or recent graduate (must begin internship within 6 months of graduation) with background and/or major in agriculture, plant science, horticulture, biology, biotechnology, entomology, aquaculture, education, or related field.

Team player with demonstrated verbal communication skills and the ability to interact positively with both Walt Disney World® guests and fellow Cast Members. Demonstrated work ethic, reliable transportation, and willingness to work on a flexible schedule.

Willingness and ability to adhere to the Walt Disney World® personal appearance standards. Completed application packet (see step one below) and phone interview with an Agricultural Sciences Cast Member two to 12 months before desired starting date.

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