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Tips to Know Before You Go

  • You are about to embark on what could potentially be a life changing experience. Be open minded, be ready to meet new people, and be yourself.
  • Be prepared for ups and downs, you will miss your home, your family, and your friends, but you will also make a new home, new family and new friends in return.
  • There are so many different ways to get involved and grow as a person, seek them out and try new things, you will only benefit from it.
  • Although you are working at Walt Disney World, you are still working. This is a job and it will have it’s bad days, but it will also have it’s good days. It is a lot of work. However, if you know and accept this aspect going into the program, you will have a blast!
  • Bring extra money, there are so many things to do around the Orlando area, but most of them aren’t free.
  • Bring extra luggage, it’s amazing what you can accumulate over your experience, and you’ll want to take it all back home with you.
  • Be ready to be independent. Most of you will be hundreds of miles from anyone you have ever known, we guarantee you will grow up and become more self-sufficient by the end of your experience.
  • You can make this experience as good or as bad as you would like, the program gives you the opportunity to get out of it whatever y​ou choose to put into it.
  • Bring your culture with you! People want to know and learn about what different traditions you and your family participate in. Be ready to learn about others as well.
  • Bring photos from home. Again, your new friends are going to want to know all about you and where you are from, photos can only supplement that.
  • Bring cameras!! You are going to want to document your whole experience!
  • Florida does get cold. Bring some warm clothes for those months between December and February, the nights will get chilly.
  • You can buy just about everything you need in Orlando, however, you may want to bring a favorite food if you think that it may not be available in the U.S.A.
  • Be prepared to learn. You are going to be working for one of the most well known and powerful companies in the world. They know what they are doing and you can only learn from their knowledge. This information and experience will set you apart from others once your program is complete.
  • Bring a lot of energy and a positive attitude, there is so much to do, and it’s right at your fingertips!!
  • Be ready to have FUN!!