Disney internships attract students, criticism from unions

Posted Tuesday, July 5, 2005 9:19 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Each year, 8,000 students come to Disney World to work as six-month college interns in one of the largest internship programs in the country. The interns make up a significant portion of Disney World's 55,000-person work force. The program is a relatively cheap source of labor for Disney and sometimes worries the unionized workers, although union officials approved the program when it began almost 25 years ago.

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