28 Dec '14, 11pm

Disney is looking to recruit Vets for hospitality positions.

The nature of the tourism industry, which includes tens of thousands of jobs at Disney World in Orlando, Fla., seems to favor former troops, who often know how to think on their feet and can deal with interpersonal issues, according to job counselors. (Photo: Mark Ashman/Disney Parks via Getty Images) Story Highlights Kendall College is partnering with the VA and Hilton to groom hospitality professionals. Cornell University offers a bachelor's alongside its Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans. CONNECT 22 TWEET 13 LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE In the House of Mouse, hospitality is the name of the game, and managers are eager to see veterans play ball. Walt Disney World, the largest single-site employer in the U.S., employs some 66,000 "cast members," and overall the company operates more than half a dozen parks and cruise lines worldwide. Career tracks include restaurant m...

Full article: http://www.armytimes.com/story/veterans/careers/civilian/...

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