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Program alumni embrace the changes at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

November 27, 2017

Disney’s Hollywood Studios is undergoing many exciting changes! Two current Cast Members from Hollywood Studios sat down with me to talk about this very special park at Walt Disney World® Resort. Meet Sarah Sarah Monnier earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and history with a specialization in design from Indiana…

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Motivating magic: How to remain inspired during your program

November 20, 2017

Let’s paint a picture: The sky is dreary, you didn’t get a solid amount of sleep, you’re a little homesick, and you have a long workday ahead of you. You’d rather take the day off, but magic calls! It’s one of those off-days that everyone has every once in a…

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Following his dreams: Professional Intern spotlight with Hunter, Videography & Editing

November 2, 2017

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.”- Walt Disney Meet Hunter, the current Professional Videography and Editing Intern for Disney Corporate Creative Resources (DCCR). Since graduating with a bachelor of arts in film from the Honors College at the University of Nevada, Las…

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Wish Granted: Spotlight on Grant, Education Operations Intern

October 23, 2017

It’s not every day you get the opportunity to sit down and chat with a world-class, Mario Kart-playing, master-bear-builder cast member. Before Grant came to work for Disney, he lived in Snohomish, Washington, competed in Mario Kart tournaments, and was a master bear builder at Build-A-Bear Workshop. He graduated with…

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Meet Tom Kovacs, a Proprietor for the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

October 19, 2017

Tom Kovacs turned his Disney College Program experience into an exciting career! Back in 1996, Tom began working at Walt Disney World Resort on the Disney College Program. During the summer after his freshman year of college, he served as a Main Entrance Park Greeter at Epcot. When Tom was…

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VoluntEARS at Give Kids the World Village

October 16, 2017

Visiting Central Florida can be a magical experience, but for some families, the experience has even more meaning. That’s because they have a child who is experiencing a life-threatening illness, and he or she made a wish to visit Walt Disney World® Resort!  Once a wish is made, a wish-granting…

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Spotlight: Emily O’Connell | Content Strategist, Disney Digital Network

October 11, 2017

Everyone’s Disney journey is different. Emily O’Connell, Content Strategist in the Disney Digital Network, has had the ultimate adventure from the Disney College Program, to a Disney Professional Internship, to her dream role! Along the way, she experienced and learned more than she could have ever hoped for. Her story…

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Participant spotlight: Brien, Cultural Exchange Program

September 29, 2017

“I wanted to do something adventurous.” – Brien, Cultural Exchange Program participant When you participate in a Disney International Program, you are embarking on a once-in-a lifetime adventure. For Brien, the Cultural Exchange Program has brought him excitement, lifelong friendships and knowledge about different cultures he never expected to gain.…

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Disney Professional Intern Spotlight – Kim, Disney Service Center

September 6, 2017

For most, having the opportunity to be a part of the Disney Internships and Programs family in any capacity is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. For Kim, it has been a “three in a lifetime” experience thus far! Beginning her journey on the Disney College Program as a merchandise cast member, Kim…

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Disney Professional Intern Spotlight: Natalie, Digital Comics Intern, Marvel

August 30, 2017

“I identify with having to overcome obstacles to achieve my dreams and refusing to give up or settle for less,” says Natalie – a Digital Comics Intern at Marvel Entertainment. Natalie, a recent graduate of Ringling College of Art and Design, showcases a level of dedication that is sure to…

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