Disney International Programs

#BeyondDisney: Former cultural representative launches environmental initiative in Tanzania

May 24, 2021

One of the most amazing parts of a Disney Program is the ability for participants to share their heritage, culture and customs with people from across the globe. But the most magical part of it is when our participants are inspired to make a difference with the knowledge gained from their time on the Program.…

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

Welcome home: Introducing Flamingo Crossings Village!

May 10, 2021

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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Dressing for the weather on your Disney program

March 11, 2020

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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8 tips on how to be a good roommate

February 26, 2020

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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Former Cultural Representative at Epcot now VP of Disneyland Paris

December 27, 2019

Every year, we have hundreds of participants on our Disney International Programs at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. When they return to their home countries with “Disney” on their resumes, they typically go on to have successful careers in hospitality, business or public service. And in some cases, our former programs participants…

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A night to remember: Fall 2019 Night of Stars Talent Competition

November 21, 2019

On Nov. 13, 2019, East Coast Disney Programs participants hit the red carpet for one of the most exciting events of the season – the Night of Stars Talent Competition! This night to remember featured 20 acts performing on the world-renowned House of Blues stage at Disney Springs. A wide array of talents and skills…

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Be bold, be brave, be you: The Walt Disney Company celebrates Pride

June 27, 2019

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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Living on your own during your Disney Program

March 28, 2019

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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Introducing Louisa, service excellence trainer – youth activities, for Disney Cruise Line

March 6, 2019

Louisa, a service excellence trainer – youth activities onboard the Disney Fantasy, has had a passion for helping others since her Disney journey began at just 11 years old. During her first trip to Walt Disney World® Resort, she recalls, “what really stood out for me was, on our first day, we were in the…

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A self-care Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2019

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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