Anyone who has worked in our parks and resorts, especially our merchandise cast members, know that souvenirs and keepsakes aren’t just items we take home with us but tangible memories that serve as reminders of special times and bring to life stories of magical moments. With this in mind, early last year the Disney Alumni…

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Overhead view of the atrium at the Education Center at Flamingo Crossings Village

For forty years, the Disney College Program has not only been a great work experience but a home-away-from-home for hundreds of thousands of participants. The program has experienced many changes over the years, but this may be the most exciting one yet! ✨ This summer, we are excited to share that the newest members of…

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Vincente, a Cultural Representative from Mexico, understands the value of wearing sunglasses to protect his eyes. There’s a saying that the weather in March “comes in like a lion” but “goes out like a lamb.” That’s a good generalization of weather in the northern hemisphere. But what does that mean for Disney programs participants in…

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Now that you’re all settled into your new home and work location, it’s a good time to reflect on how you can be the best roommate possible. Whether it’s your first or fifth time living with roommates, it’s important to remember some tips to create the best living situation for everyone in your apartment. People…

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The Walt Disney Company takes pride in its diverse cast members and its longstanding commitment to equality and respect for those in the LGBTQ+ community. This year, cast have celebrated Pride with a number of exciting happenings all across the world and throughout the company’s many segments.  New merchandise hit shelves and a special collection…

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From spring to summer of 2017, I was in your shoes. I worked in quick-service food and beverage at Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Café at Magic Kingdom Park. During my program, I met lifelong friends as well as my wonderful partner, while experiencing the fast-paced environment that comes with working at the most…

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Valentine’s Day is here and love is in the air! While the focus is usually on #couplegoals and date night ideas, you should also take this opportunity to treat yourself as well! For many spring arrivals, the first month or two can bring new challenges in work and housing. Use this holiday to re-center yourself…

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You’ve moved in, completed Disney Traditions and started training at your new work location. It’s official, you’re a cast member at Walt Disney World® Resort!  It’s a new environment with new challenges, but that’s part of the charm. Between working at the most magical place on earth, networking, meeting new people and enjoying the Florida…

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The holiday season is in full swing at Walt Disney World® Resort, and it’s a time of joy and high spirits. With American Thanksgiving around the corner, we wanted to showcase what exactly our participants were thankful for! From having the opportunity to make magic for families, to the many friendships gained while participating on…

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