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11 must-do Disney College Program last-minute bucket list items

December 31, 2018

As your college program comes to an end, you are probably starting to reminisce on all the magic and fun you created. You’ve spent 3-6 months living, learning, and earning in the most magical place on Earth. This is a time like no other and you’re probably feeling bittersweet about…

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Six Disney technologists, one hackathon: HackGT recap

December 20, 2018

Recently, Disney technologists and recruiters traveled to Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) for HackGT5, a hackathon where participants had 36 hours to create code-related projects. Students were able to apply their passion for technology in a variety of different ways, with projects ranging from mobile applications, security, artificial intelligence,…

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A legendary Disneyland holiday tradition unlike other

December 13, 2018

The Candlelight Processional and Ceremony at Disneyland® Resort has been around for 60 years and continues to be a popular event, especially amongst Cast Members who get to participate in the tradition. This year, it was extra special for me because I was fortunate enough to take part in this incredible tradition!  During…

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What program participants are thankful for this year!

November 15, 2018

The holiday season is in full swing at Walt Disney World® Resort, and it’s a time of joy and high spirits. With American Thanksgiving around the corner, we wanted to showcase what exactly our participants were thankful for! From having the opportunity to make magic for families, to the many…

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Professional Intern spotlight: Food and Beverage Management Interns

November 7, 2018

Some would say it takes hoping, wishing and a whole lot of faith to shape your dreams into a reality. But for these Disney College Program alumni, they’ll tell you it takes hard work, dedication and genuine passion to get to the place you’ve always wanted to go. We’re shining…

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Professional Intern spotlight: Lauren Ritter, marine conservation education

November 1, 2018

Tell me about your Disney story. What inspired you to pursue an internship with The Walt Disney Company?  I started coming to Disney when I was 18 months old. We came every other year growing up. I have always loved Walt Disney World® Resort and everything the company stands for.…

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9 magical moments from Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Technology 2018

October 30, 2018

Building the memorable characters, iconic stories, and immersive worlds that The Walt Disney Company is known for wouldn’t be possible without technology and the passionate people behind each innovation. Last month, technologists and recruiters from across The Walt Disney Company attended the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC)—the world’s largest gathering of…

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Disney Professional Intern spotlight: Ben Mikelberg, show writer intern

October 16, 2018

Tell me about your Disney story. What inspired you to pursue an internship with The Walt Disney Company? My Disney story starts in merchandise. I worked at the Disney Store in Long Island, New York, which was a great job to have. I enjoyed it so much I eventually transferred…

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Tips for landing an ABC News internship

October 4, 2018

“Straightforward news. Straight to the heart of the story.”  This is the commitment at ABC News and why more Americans choose ABC News, making us America’s number one news source. It’s extremely exciting to have such a prominent and reputable news organization within The Walt Disney Company.  They also offer…

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How to take advantage of a meet and greet

October 2, 2018

At Disney, informational interviews are called meet and greets. In this meetings, you meet with someone to learn more about what they do in their role, their Disney journey, and to ask them questions to get to know them better.   Whether on a Disney College Program or Professional Internship, your leaders…

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