2024 - CIEE (online)

Valleyfair a Cedar Fair Park

$17.00/h - INCREASED $3!!

Shakopee, MN (only 30 min from Minneapolis!)

5.25 - 6.24 to 9.05 - 30 (min. 10 weeks)


FREE entry to the waterpark on your days off!

OFFERED: $60.00/week, deposit $100

Valleyfair, the Upper Midwest’s largest amusement park, features over 75 rides and attractions including eight thrilling rollercoasters, Dinosaurs Alive,  Planet Snoopy with the Peanuts gang, dazzling live entertainment, delicious dining options and the newly expanded Soak City Waterpark featuring Breakers Pipeline, Breakers Plunge and Barefoot Beach!

Shakopee is located on the south bank bend of the Minnesota River, Shakopee and nearby suburbs comprise the southwest portion of Minneapolis-Saint Paul, the sixteenth largest metropolitan area in the United States with 3.3 million people.


At Valleyfair you can expect to get one of the following position:

IMPORTANT: Valleyfair has a strong policy regarding appearance: clean cut and 0 visible tattoos.


Associates will be assigned a room once they arrive to the dorms. If associates would like to room with other individuals, they will need to request a group through the associate portal after you apply for housing. Please note that not all roommate requests will be honored, but we will do our best. Each room will house four people and contain bunk-style beds, four locker style closets, 2 dressers (2 drawers per person), and a small refrigerator. Rooms have their own heating and air conditioning. Each floor has common restrooms and shower facilities. Resident lounges are on each floor. Each building has kitchen and laundry facilities for the students to use. New in 2023, will include a Micro-market in each building for residents to get ready to eat food with healthy options on the go! Rent will be paid through check deduction and will total approximately $60.00 per week. $100 Deposits must be paid before arrival and are paid only through the associate portal with a bank card. Deposits are refundable pending the completion of your work contract and the proper care of the dorm room during your stay.


The perks of working at Valleyfair:

  • Exclusive associate ride and game nights
  • On-site associate dining at Cornerstone Café with a variety of food at great prices
  • Free Access to Valleyfair and Soak City Water Park all season long!
  • Associate recognition programs including, but not limited to: Chuck Bucks, One Team Award, Associate of the Month, Leader of the Month
  • Low-cost dormitory style, on-site housing with exclusive events for residents only 
  • 25% off Valleyfair Merchandise in Park Retail Shops (some exclusions apply)
  • 25% off Valleyfair Food and Beverage purchases at the Park Food Locations while visiting as a guest
  • Complimentary Valleyfair Uniforms while employed (return required upon end of employment)
  • Opportunities to meet guests and co-workers from around the world and make lifelong friends
  • Free transportation to local shops, grocery stores, and area attractions including Mall of America and the Minnesota Zoo