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Pro tips: A beginner’s guide to Walt Disney World® Resort

March 21, 2019

Well, you made it! You’re officially a cast member at Walt Disney World® Resort. Now, if you were like me, and the College Program is your first time at this property which is roughly the size of San Francisco, it can be quite overwhelming.      Navigating Walt Disney World Resort can be…

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Professional Intern spotlight: Kloi Terzian, sports events and volunteer services

March 14, 2019

How did you know you wanted to go into a career in sports? In college, I studied hospitality management with a concentration in meeting and event management. Hospitality is traditionally known as the service arm of the tourism industry, including lodging, food and beverage, events, theme parks, transportation and cruises.…

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DisneyTech takes on TreeHacks 2019!

March 6, 2019

Apps and AR and robotics, oh my! Where can you find all of that and more being created in the same room? That would be at TreeHacks, Stanford University’s annual hackathon event! Recently the Disney team attended this exciting event where participants spent 36 hours of coding and developing projects…

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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…

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Once-in-a-lifetime networking opportunities are right around the corner

February 26, 2019

Networking. Everyone says it’s a must-do on your program and I can’t say it enough – it really is an extremely important part of the Disney College Program experience, especially if you’re looking for a professional career with Disney after your internship.   But let’s face it – networking isn’t easy. In fact,…

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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…

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Two way interview – Interviewing a hiring manager tips & tricks

February 8, 2019

Over the course of my tenure, I have had the opportunity to interview many different candidates for various positions. One of my favorite groups is the Disney Professional Internships and College Program participants. Whether I am interviewing them for an internship or full-time opportunity, I am always impressed with their…

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Tips for when you’re the only intern in the office

January 30, 2019

A Disney Professional Internship is an amazing opportunity to learn new skills, hone your interests, and collaborate with other Disney employees and professional interns – or sometimes not so much that last one. Some offices, like mine, don’t have an extensive squad of interns, but are instead a Professional Intern…

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Our newest arrivals are here and ready to live out their dream

January 24, 2019

People often ask me what I like most about my job. There are so many things I could say and spend hours talking about, but one thing that holds a special place in my heart is arrival day.  That’s when all of our newest interns arrive at Disneyland® Resort and…

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Staying healthy on your Disney Program 

January 23, 2019

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…

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