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HBCU Spotlight: Chloe, Disney College Program HBCU Cohort participant

May 26, 2023

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to arrive at a place and instantly know you belong? What about helping others arrive to that place and have the same experience you did? For Chloe, a former participant of the Disney College Program HBCU Cohort powered by Disney on…

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US Army veteran advances his career after participating on the Disney College Program

May 22, 2023

Meet Victor, a Disney College Program participant and U.S. Army veteran. Since May is National Military Appreciation Month, we wanted to learn more about Victor’s experience as a U.S. service member, his time on the program, and what he hopes is ahead in his Disney journey. U.S. military service is…

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Advice for Your Internship from a Disney Intern, Valerie

May 22, 2023

Valerie, a Customer Engagement Strategy, Planning, & Integration Disney Intern supporting Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products is sharing her words of wisdom for incoming interns. Congratulations on securing an internship! You may face unique challenges and opportunities during your experience. Here are some pieces of advice to help you make…

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How building connections helped one participant extend into a premium services role

May 16, 2023

Meet Hannah, a Disney College Program participant who recently started a new role working with Disney’s premium services. Prior to this role, Hannah began her program in February working at Disney’s All-Star Resort in custodial. She was inspired to apply for premium services from her experience in custodial interacting with…

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The advantage of a Disney Culinary Program

May 12, 2023

Whether you’re an aspiring chef looking to grow your skills or hoping to learn more about the Disney journey of our many culinary professionals, monthly chef demos put on by the Disney Programs Learning team are great opportunities to teach and inspire how Disney chefs create cuisine at the Walt…

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Participants have a splash at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon for Program Celebration

May 3, 2023

A little rain never bothered us anyway! Although the weather brought rough tides, participants dove right in to Program Celebration at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon last month. Program Celebration is an event where Disney Programs participants to come together and celebrate. From feed food to music and attractions to special character…

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Happy International Flamingo Day!

April 26, 2023

Did you know that April 26 is International Flamingo Day? 🦩 This is a very important day of celebration for us here at Flamingo Crossings Village and Disney Programs since, well, it’s in our name! To celebrate, we talked to Ntando, a Cultural Representative from South Africa working at Disney’s…

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Meet Victoria, the first Disney Programs participant to earn a Minnie Mouseters

April 24, 2023

Any Disney Programs participant who successfully completes one of our multi-week sessions facilitated by our learning team is recognized with a Mouseters certificate. But did you know that any Disney cast member who speaks to our participants in a session receives an honorary Minnie Mouseters? For the very first time,…

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Ohana means family: Parents share their thoughts about the Disney College Program

April 20, 2023

Who is the first person you call with good news like getting accepted to the Disney College Program? We bet it’s mom, dad or a close family member! Recently, we asked a few parents to tell us what they thought of the program and how they’ve seen it benefit their…

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Introducing How It Started, How It’s Going, A new series highlighting Disney Programs alumni

April 10, 2023

You may be surprised to hear just how many cast members within The Walt Disney Company started their journeys on a Disney Program. A Disney Program can be highly beneficial to anyone hoping to grow their career and hone their skills at Disney. Many successful cast members who started on…

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