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A whole new world (of Disney): A Disney Internships & Programs love story

February 13, 2018

What better way to get ready for Valentine’s Day than with a love story? How about a Disney Programs love story? Libby and Stephen are Disney College Program alumni whose Disney College Program experience went beyond living, learning and earning—they found true love! In fall 2010, Libby drove across the…

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Happily ever after: Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoon Professional Intern spotlight

February 8, 2018

Who’s dreaming of a happily ever after? Saying I do in front of Cinderella Castle and having fireworks bid you adieu as you are whisked away by white horses in Cinderella’s Coach into your own fairy tale is only the beginning when having a wedding at Walt Disney World® Resort.…

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Engineering the magic: Alex’s journey from intern to full-time Industrial Engineer

February 7, 2018

“Everything that we do is telling a story,” says Alex, an Associate Industrial Engineer at Disneyland® Park. Differing from many storytellers, Alex uses numbers to further Walt’s vision and establish the foundation for a seamless guest experience. The chapters of Alex’s journey with The Walt Disney Company all have one…

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Tips for Creating a Standout Resume

January 31, 2018

The resume. It’s an outline of your background, skills, accomplishments and anything else that gets you noticed by recruiters. It’s used to learn more about an applicant and ultimately determines if they will be a good fit for the role. Although updating your resume can seem daunting, don’t be intimidated!…

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Magic-making Marco, Guest Relations Professional Intern

January 19, 2018

You could say Disney is in Marco’s blood. His family has always been big Disney fans, especially his mother. After experiencing Disneyland® Resort as a kid, Walt Disney World® Resort with his family, and seeing how much joy Disney Parks sparked, he knew where he wanted to end up. So…

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Top 5 pieces of career advice for Disney Professional Interns

January 11, 2018

Recognize that familiar butterflies-in-your-stomach-feeling when you show up your first day to the office? Orientation? A welcome lunch? Apprehensiveness about doing well on the job? Worried about impressing your new boss? These are all way too familiar feelings/concerns that every employee feels their first day (heck, even first month) on…

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Alumni spotlight: From program participant to published author

January 4, 2018

A passion is ignited Christopher Tremblay has his parents to thank for his love of Disney. Growing up he was surrounded with Walt Disney books, toys, games, and was lucky enough to make his first pilgrimage to Walt Disney World® Resort on Christmas day in 1977 when he was only…

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Exploring the wilderness: Spotlight on a Conservation Education Presenter intern

January 2, 2018

Melissa Werle spends her days teaching guests of all ages about conservation and wildlife while doing things like holding a tarantula, or interacting with guests to give them an experience they wouldn’t expect at a Disney theme park. As a Conservation Education Presenter, Wilderness Explorer Melissa teaches guests about the…

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7 things no one will tell you to bring for your Disney Program

December 14, 2017

Packing. Just the thought is cringe-worthy. What do you need to bring? Do you have all your necessities? Packing can be overwhelming! Thankfully, there are plenty of people who have been in your shoes and provided Disney College Program packing lists online. Here are some additional items no one tells…

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An experience of galactic proportions: Spotlight on Will, Walt Disney Imagineering project management intern

November 30, 2017

In a galaxy not so far away, one Disney professional intern is living out his dreams. Meet Will, a Walt Disney Imagineering project management intern who is currently working on Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Walt Disney World® Resort. Originally from Chantilly, Virginia, Will attended James Madison University (JMU) where…

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