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From Disney College Program to Disney Professional Internship (and how to get there!)

July 28, 2017

Ever wondered what it’s like to transition from a Disney College Program to a Disney Professional Internship? What are the differences? Which one is a better fit for you? Kristen and Anthony have traveled down this same path and here to shed some light on these questions. As cast members…

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5 free must-dos at Walt Disney World Resort

July 17, 2017

I’ll admit it: I’m always looking for activities that won’t break the bank. With such a wide variety of things to do on property, it’s easy to overspend! Never fear, Walt Disney World Resort is also brimming with free and unique opportunities to have fun with your best pals. Here…

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Disney College Program Character Performer Auditions

July 14, 2017

Does your heart beat for the stage? Disney cast members have the opportunity to be on stage all the time, making dreams come true for the young and young-at-heart. Our talented Disney performers have unique roles that immerse guests into a land of make-believe come-to-life. Performers of all levels –…

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Disney Professional Internship Spotlight: Andrea, Corporate Alliances

July 10, 2017

Every Disney story is unique, and Andrea, a Business Development Professional Intern in Corporate Alliances, has a story defined by proactivity and passion. Her passion for The Walt Disney Company shines when she relives her Disney journey. Through participating in over one hundred meet-and-greets, relentless networking, and a commitment to…

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Girls Who Code 2016: A conversation with Jennifer Lee, Director and Screenwriter, Walt Disney Animation Studios

June 27, 2017

Last year’s Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program powered by Disney brought bountiful learnings for the students, not only in computer science and STEM-related subjects, but also life and career-related wisdom. From life lessons shared by Ed Catmull, who will be coming back and speaking to our Girls Who Code…

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Disney Professional Internship Essentials: Get Noticed, Get hired

June 16, 2017

The Disney Professional Internships team is eager to find talented candidates like you for our wide variety of internship opportunities. The next chapter of your story could be a Disney internship, and we want to help! Top 5 ways to get noticed for a Disney Professional Internship Make your résumé…

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Disney Culinary Program Spotlight: Sarah, Guest Experience Manager – Food & Beverage

June 7, 2017

Ever thought about a career in the kitchen? The Disney Culinary Program might be for you! To give you a taste of what working in a Disney kitchen is like, I spoke with Sarah who completed the Disney Culinary Program in 2010 as a sophomore studying at Johnson and Wales…

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Program Perspectives: Kent Phillips’ Disney journey

May 24, 2017

Every story has a beginning and Kent Phillips’ first chapter reads like a fairytale! From joining the opening day team at Magic Kingdom Park as a Jungle Cruise Skipper to helping cultivate the Disney College and International Programs, Kent has experienced the expansion of the company first-hand. His leadership and…

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Disney Professional Intern Spotlight: Diego, Horticulture

May 15, 2017

Meet one of the faces behind the beautiful topiaries at the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival. Diego attended the University of Alabama as a Biology major and dreamed of an internship with Walt Disney ParksandResorts. Spoiler alert: his dreams came true with a horticulture internship at Walt Disney World…

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A mom who completed the first College Program watches her daughter flourish on the program today

May 4, 2017

Elizabeth has a unique connection to the Disney College Program: Her mother, Stella, completed the first College Program offered. In 1981, Stella was a student at North Carolina State University, majoring in recreation resource administration. Disney recruiters came to her campus for a presentation. Soon after, Stella spent the summer…

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