Science Internship - Lake Buena Vista, FL
Location: Lake Buena Vista, FL
Sciences - Plant Science Internship
Since its opening in 1971, the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, FL
has grown to feature four theme parks – the Magic Kingdom® Park, Epcot®, Disney’s Hollywood Studios®,
and Disney’s Animal
Kingdom® Theme Park. In addition, more than 20 themed resort
hotels, two water parks, and the Downtown Disney® Area, a daytime and
nighttime entertainment complex, are part of the Walt Disney World
Develop new skills in your area of expertise, broaden your knowledge base,
and enhance your communication and guest service abilities while working
for one of the most recognized and respected companies in the world. The
Plant Science Disney Professional Internship is designed to provide
qualified college students with the opportunity to work in the unique
agricultural greenhouses that are part of the Living with the Land
attraction at Epcot.
These interns are part of the Agricultural Sciences team that brings the
excitement of agriculture to millions of Epcot
guests each year.
Maintain a high-quality greenhouse show
of over 150 hydroponically-grown food crops from all over the globe.
Propagate, transplant, irrigate, prune and harvest a wide variety of
Provide show-quality maintenance and
general cleanup: washing, raking and sweeping greenhouse areas.
Lead daily informative and interactive
guest tours through the greenhouses, labs and aquaculture facility.
Participate in training sessions, classes
and meetings, as scheduled.
Staff the Behind the Seeds Tour desk at Epcot to promote the
tour, sign guests up for the tour, sell plant-related merchandise and
answer general guest questions.
These are the minimum qualifications you need to be considered for this
College student or recent college
graduate. Graduate students are not eligible for this internship.
Minimum overall GPA of 2.0.
Applicable background and/ or major in
Plant Science, Horticulture, Food Crops, Biology, etc.
Strong interest in working with food
crops in greenhouses.
Ability to interact with Walt Disney World®
Resort guests and cast members.
Team player with demonstrated verbal
communication skills, work ethic, reliable transportation, and willingness
to work on a flexible schedule.