The Agricultural Sciences team is looking for undergraduate college students and recent graduates to participate in our fun and challenging hands-on internship in several different agricultural and science education fields including Plant Science, Entomology, Biotechnology, and Aquaculture. Feel free to forward this email along to students and career centers at your university.
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We are currently looking for students to fill internships for the Fall 2016 term (June 2016 ? January 2017). The deadline to apply will be February 26, but please encourage students to apply as soon as possible to get the process started.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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
-College student or recent graduate (must apply within six 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 online application.
How to Apply:
Go to http://disneyinterns.com/science. Click ?Apply Now? at the bottom of the page, find the internship(s) you are interested in applying for, and fill out the application(s).
On your application, please upload your resume and current transcripts (including your name, cumulative GPA, and any courses you are currently taking).
Call or email us with any questions.
Telephone: (407) 560-7256
June 2016 - January 2017
January 2017 - June 2017
June 2017 - January 2018