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Building a stronger résumé – get involved!

April 25, 2017

Students often ask how they can best build experience that adds to their résumé value. One rewarding and potentially long-lasting option is to take part in your school’s various associations, clubs or in a national organization. Here are a few tips on “how-to” become involved! Where passion meets opportunity During…

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Spotlight on Night of Stars – Spring 2017

April 24, 2017

On April 5, participants flocked to House of Blues Orlando at Disney Springs to watch their peers take the stage at our bi-annual talent competition, Night of Stars! With twenty-two performances, the audience was treated to a vast array of talent. Baton twirling, tap dancing, hula-hooping, ukulele, guitar and vocal…

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Come along and witness the magic of the movies come to life

April 24, 2017

It’s already the halfway point of our Spring Program at the Disneyland Resort and it won’t be long before we’re welcoming many of you in the fall. But before we do, we wanted to give you a sneak peek at one extraordinary event that makes our Disneyland College Program an…

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Leadership Lessons: Mike Soltys, Vice President, Communications, ESPN

April 17, 2017

‘Leadership Lessons’ is a series of interviews with Disney executives who started their career with the company as a participant on the Disney College Program or as a Disney Professional Intern . What was your first role? How did you start your ESPN career? A chance meeting at the University…

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At the heart of DisneyTECH: Sam, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media

April 13, 2017

So many of our most cherished Disney experiences have been brought to life through the power of technology. Behind our favorite films, products, games and park attractions are dedicated programmers, visual effects artists and industrial engineers. It was this behind-the-scenes, technical creativity that first fascinated Sam and brought her to…

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What happens if…you don’t get the Disney Professional Internship?

April 4, 2017

I had just graduated college and was moving back to Florida to begin my second Disney College Program in food and beverage. During my first program, I didn’t know what to expect. As a sophomore in college, I had wanted to get a taste for what it was like to…

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Disney Professional Intern Spotlight: Tony, Lucasfilm Digital Content Intern

March 30, 2017

Tony, a California State University – Fullerton alum, graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation/Entertainment Art. He’s driven, persistent and a current Digital Content Intern with Lucasfilm. His colorful past with The Walt Disney Company is sure to awe and inspire. Tell me a fun fact or two…

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Disney Professional Intern Spotlight: Joshua, Costume Design

March 28, 2017

Joshua’s Disney journey is a true testament to the philosophy that anything is possible. His current role as a Costume Design Professional Intern where he envisions and creates costumes found throughout our parks, resorts and cruise line is quite distinct from his humble beginnings in the costuming industry. Josh grew…

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Disney Professional Intern Spotlight: Ben, Studio Product Development – Software Engineer

March 9, 2017

Every day, ESPN technologists are delivering content and data, and solving challenges on a world-class level of scale and sophistication. Ben supports the Concept Development team, as a Studio Product Development – Software Engineer Intern, and started his Disney journey on a Florida-side Disney College Program. We caught up with…

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Disney Professional Intern Spotlight: Nicole, ESPN Production Intern

February 24, 2017

Step right up! Storybook Circus is home to the one and only flying elephant, Goofy’s homemade stunt airplane, and our very own Nicole. Nicole joined the Disney family in 2016 on the Disney College Program as a merchandise cast member at Walt Disney World Resort. But the time has come…

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