Program Summary

APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN FOR OUR ROOMS DIVISION PROGRAM WITH THE WDW SWAN AND DOLPHIN RESORT - START DATES THROUGHOUT 2019!


Immerse yourself in an intern or training opportunity with two of the world's most prestigious resorts, right in the heart of The Walt Disney World Resort. This amazing training program provides current students and recent graduates with the opportunity to gain professional and cultural experiences that will enhance future career opportunities. 
 
Stand out from the crowd and apply now for this experience with the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resorts.
 
 
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The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Intern and Training Program provides university students and young professionals with the opportunity to train in the United States for a period of up to 12 months. This program provides a unique insight into the business practices that make the properties two of the most sought-after hospitality experiences in the United States of America.
 
During a Professional Internship with the Swan and Dolphin Resort, you will be provided with on-the-job exposure within Rooms Division. This will see you rotate through the following areas of the resort's operations:
  • Front Desk and Concierge
  • Resort Guest Services
  • PBX and Front Desk Back Office
 
Participants will be required to work full-time throughout the program and will be provided with a minimum of 32 hours work each week. Participants will be paid an hourly wage of $10.85 USD per hour.
 
Housing is taken care of with this program, you will live in shared apartments with other program participants located just outside of the Walt Disney World Resort. These are fully-furnished apartments managed by Yummy Jobs International. Participants will be required to pay $140.00 USD per week for living, inclusive of all bills and Wi-Fi. The housing is located approximately 6 miles from the Swan and Dolphin Resort; participants are required to make their own transportation to and from work.
 
In addition to this unique training experience, participants are able to increase their knowledge of and exposure to American culture, traditions and society. From the magic of the Walt Disney World Resort to exploring everything Florida has to offer, this program will provide you with cultural exchange experiences as well as training that will set you up for future success in the industry worldwide. Being right in the heart of the Walt Disney World Resort will provide you access to world class theme parks and entertainment experiences. Orlando is the entertainment capital of the world, and a perfect setting your unique cultural experience.
 
"The opportunity provided by Yummy Jobs was like no other and I urge every young hotelier to go through this program and indulge yourself in a place with such vast amount of cultural diversity. The Swan and Dolphin Resort is the epitome of Hospitality and there is no better place to challenge you, and your skills where happiness is guaranteed 24/7, 365 days a year!" - Hamza Rasheed, 2017 Intern 

Participants on this program will be required to obtain a J-1 Intern or Trainee visa through Yummy Jobs and will be able to train for a period of time as outlined by the Swan and Dolphin Resort. Upon completion of the program, participants will have up to 30 days to travel within the United States. Participants must then return to their home country upon completion of the program.

Leave the everyday behind and enter a world of wonder and enchantment at the Walt Disney World® Resort. Located in the heart of the most magical place on earth, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort provides a truly extraordinary backdrop for an Orlando vacation or meeting. Beautiful tropical landscaping, tranquil waterways and classic art and architecture work together to create a stunning landmark in the midst of one of the most spectacular places on earth. What better place to spend your 12-month internship?

Take a look at the video below for further information on the WDW Swan and Dolphin Resort!
 

 

Inside this magnificent Disney resort, an environment of elegance and sophistication awaits. Newly refurbished throughout, from spectacular lobbies and unique new restaurants, to the exotic Mandara Spa and incredibly comfortable guest rooms. The Walt Disney World® Swan and Dolphin Resort offers the ultimate escape just moments away from the thrill and excitement of the Walt Disney World® Resort.

Still need persuading? Why not take a look at our previous participant's testimonial here.

TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS PROGRAM AS A J-1 INTERN, YOU MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

  • Be at least 18 years of age at the time of application.
  • Speak fluent English.
  • Be available for a 12-month contract.
  • Be currently enrolled in full-time education at a University outside of the United States.
  • Studying towards an undergraduate degree in a Tourism, Hospitality or Events related subject OR have graduated from these studies no more than 12 months prior to your program start date.

TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS PROGRAM AS A J-1 TRAINEE, YOU MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

  • Be at least 18 years of age at the time of application.
  • Speak fluent English.
  • Be available for a 12-month contract.
  • Be a graduate from an undergraduate degree in a Tourism, Hospitality or Events related subject PLUS at least one year of related work experience in this industry. This experience must have been obtained outside of the United States. 
  • If you have not studied at University level, you must have at least five-years work experience in the tourism/hospitality industry to qualify. This experience must have been obtained outside of the United States. 

APPLICATION DATES

  • Applications for the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort for 2018/2019 are open.
  • Applicants are required to be available for a full 12-month contract in order to be considered.
  • We currently have start dates available in January, April, August, and November 2019.​

INTERVIEWING PROCESS

  • Interviews with the Yummy Jobs Team will take place via Skype.
  • Applicants will be required to attend a pre-screen interview via Skype with a member of the Yummy Jobs Team in order to be considered.​
​Please note, all dates are subject to change

 

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Participants on the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort Internship and Training Program will be required to submit the following fees (after acceptance of an offer):

PROGRAM FEE

£2,600.00 GBP - 12-month full Placement Program Fee inclusive of Visa Sponsorship, Medical Insurance, U.S SEVIS Fee, Pre-arrival and Arrivals Support and Pre-arranged Job.

ADDITIONAL FEES FOR 2019

  • U.S. Embassy appointment fee = $160.00 USD
  • Return flight to the United States = Varies
  • Housing pre-payment = First 4 weeks rent plus 4 weeks refundable deposit

POST ARRIVAL FEES

  • Weekly accommodation costs = $140.00 USD per week (payments every 4 weeks)
  • Additional supporting funds between $350.00 - $750.00 USD are recommended

 

Please note, all fees are subject to change and may change without notice. Prices stated above are correct for 2019 arrivals.

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