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Professional intern spotlight: Kordrick Gibbons, Walt Disney Imagineering architecture professional intern

November 22, 2021

Kordrick is a recent graduate of Hampton University who has found himself living out the highest of his goals: to work for Walt Disney Imagineering! Beyond goals and projects within the architecture field, Kordrick hopes to aid those coming behind him in achieving their goals, too. What is your role,…

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Disney College Program participants receive an out-of-this-world surprise!

November 15, 2021

These are the roles they’re looking for…! A few months ago, over one thousand Disney College Program participants attended information sessions about transferring roles and being a part of the opening team for Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, a revolutionary two-night, immersive experience for guests at Walt Disney World® Resort. Of…

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2021 Disney College Program participants show you what a program is like!

September 28, 2021

For many of our Disney College Program participants, getting their acceptance letters is just the beginning of their exciting journey. Are you ready for your moment? Apply now! With our fall 2021 participants settled in and making magic every day, let’s take a look at some of their memories and…

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Curious about the Disney College Program? Attend an information session!

September 20, 2021

Are you interested in the Disney College Program but have a few questions before applying? We get it! And we’d like to give you answers. Disney College Program recruiters will be hosting “Get to Know the Disney College Program” virtual information sessions where you will be able to ask your…

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From on stage to backstage: Disney Aspire helps cast member fulfill career dreams

September 3, 2021

Walt Disney World® Resort is often referred to as the place “Where Dreams Come True” for all who visit, and it is also where cast members can follow their dreams and achieve their goals. Patrickson joined the Disney team as attractions host at Epcot’s Mission Space over seven years ago…

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Who’s your Disney mentor? Flamingo Crossings Village neighborhoods named after wise, classic characters

August 19, 2021

While Jiminy Cricket may advise letting your conscience be your guide, one of the wise Disney mentors found in our classic films wouldn’t be bad to have around for help, either. And that’s why, while imagining and designing elements of our new housing community Flamingo Crossings Village, Disney Imagineers thought…

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#BeyondDisney: College Program alumni brings magic to the classroom

July 23, 2021

If Krissy, Disney College Program alumni and current fifth-grade teacher in Colorado, had to compare her teaching style to a Disney character, it would be her favorite, Judy Hopps. Just like Judy, Krissy is optimistic, determined and promotes equality in every way she can. Not to mention that she brings…

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A super surprise: #DisneyInterns featured on a Times Square super sign!

July 2, 2021

On June 30, Disney UNCF Corporate Scholars and summer Professional Interns received a BIG surprise – they were given a great, warm welcome to the company with a feature on a super sign in Times Square! We couldn’t do what we do without our interns, and we were so excited…

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Bringing Disney Programs history to life with new Alumni wall!

June 25, 2021

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…

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Ready to begin: First Disney College Program arrivals at Flamingo Crossings Village

June 18, 2021

For the first time in over a year, on June 15, we welcomed several hundred new and returning participants to their Disney College Program! They are the first program participants to move into our new housing complex, Flaming Crossings Village, and a great, warm welcome was awaiting them. Participants arrived…

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