Disney College Program Miniseries: Season 3 Episode 1 – Why You Should Do the Disney College Program


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So what’s the Disney College Program really like? We’re sitting down with two current participants to find out!

Welcome to season three of our miniseries, where we’ll discuss all things about life on the

Disney College Program! For more than 40 years, this unique internship experience has brought magic makers from across the country to Walt Disney World® Resort, and many participants go on to have lasting careers with The Walt Disney Company.

Tasia works in merchandise at Magic Kingdom and recently became a trainer. She’s an Alabama A&M alumna and started her journey through the Disney College Program HBCU Cohort. Isaac works in outdoor foods at Magic Kingdom. He’s a current student at Modesto Junior College and a first-generation college student. They talk building connections to further their careers, the perks of extending their programs, living with roommates at Flamingo Crossings Village and so much more!


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Tasia LaBordeaux

Tasia LaBordeaux graduated from the Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice with a minor in business administration. She learned about the College Program by scrolling on social media and knew it would be a fun opportunity. She applied and was accepted into the 2nd Cohort for the Disney College Program powered by Disney on the Yard. She currently works at Big Top Souvenirs in Magic Kingdom, where she has since become a trainer and a member of the safety committee and the diversity and inclusion committee. While it is always fun to go to parks, Tasia never intended networking, gaining mentors encouraging her to step out of her comfort zone and build meaningful relationships. Tasia’s experience throughout her Disney College Program has been a dream come true! When her program ends, she hopes to obtain a Disney Internship where she’ll continue to grow and pour into others how those at Disney have poured into her.

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Isaac Chaffee

Isaac is from Modesto, CA, and is earning a Business Administration degree at Modesto Junior College. Isaac grew up attending Disneyland with family and was inspired by his friend’s time on the Disney College Program. Isaac’s currently on his first program at Disney’s Magic Kingdom Outdoor Foods. Through the Disney College Program, he has learned more about beloved attractions and critical information at Walt Disney World® Resort with the program’s learning component. He has been featured in a Disney Programs social media, and now shares his story with others. Beyond his program, Isaac hopes to continue his dreams through Disney Internships and the Disney Hospitality leadership program. He is excited about the Disney College Program, making Magic one Mickey bar at a time!


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