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Universal Orlando: A recent graduate looking for work in the Theme-Park industry

From Ryan waddington
Posted July 17, 2013 at 3:12 PM
Ok I am a recent university graduate from the United Kingdom with a Degree in 3D Interior Architecture. I have always been fascinated by Theme-parks and the world in which they create and immerse the public in. I am just wandering if anyone has any tips or words of advice for me? I know it is an extremely hard profession to break into, its the same for any design work really. The main thing is i'm not from the United States where most of these Jobs are available, what can I do to better my chances?
Thank you


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From Alan Hiscutt
Posted July 17, 2013 at 3:20 PM
Disney has a post grad programme, you can try them maybe? Otherwise look at Merlin, I think they have some things on their website.

From TH Creative
Posted July 17, 2013 at 4:10 PM
Are you familiar with Building Information Modeling software or Integrated Project Delivery?

From Ryan waddington
Posted July 18, 2013 at 8:13 AM
Thanks :)

Yeah i'm familiar with BIM, I use Archicad which is part of the BIM family and also SketchUp. I also throw my hand at a few other softwares, keeping my options open :)

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