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It’s Official: The Disney College Program HBCU Cohort Powered by Disney on the Yard is Back!

July 3, 2023

Contributed by: Jaylen H., Communications Intern | HBCU student from Lane College While there have been several “pinch me” moments throughout my Disney Professional Internship, welcoming back the Disney College Program HBCU Cohort powered by Disney on the Yard is one that holds a special place in my heart. As…

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Ashley Eckstein: Empowering Disney Programs Participants

June 29, 2023

  Ashley Eckstein, the renowned voice actor for Star Wars’ beloved character Ahsoka Tano and creative genius behind the Her Universe clothing line, recently hosted a special engagement at Flamingo Crossings Village for Disney Programs participants. This event was a unique opportunity to connect with Ashley and gain valuable insights…

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Introducing the Disney International Culinary Training Program

June 23, 2023

Disney Programs is excited to expand its offerings with the International Culinary Training Program! This program extends access to the many benefits of a Disney Culinary Program to candidates from across the world. That’s right – incoming participants of the International Culinary Training Program will be part of creating unforgettable…

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Disney Programs celebrates two years since relaunch

June 19, 2023

This summer marks two years since the relaunch of Disney Programs in 2021! So many amazing things have happened in that time, but here are just five highlights from the past two years: Participants from around the world joined the Disney ‘ohana as Disney Programs returned, including the Disney College…

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A Sweet Journey with Chef Chocolatier Amanda Lauder and Pastry Chef Katie Dodge

June 14, 2023

At Walt Disney World® Resort, dreams come true, and magic is infused into everything – even our sweet treats! Recently, Disney Programs participants had the opportunity to attend a special session where Chef Chocolatier Amanda Lauder and Pastry Chef Katie Dodge shared their remarkable Disney Journeys, offered a glimpse into their…

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Alumni Spotlight: Charlie, Merchandise Coordinator at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground

June 9, 2023

Charlie was one of the first Disney College Program participants to arrive back at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground when the program reopened. Now a Merchandise Coordinator at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground, Charlie shares the professional growth they experienced after their Disney College Program. Charlie participated on…

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Ways to beat the summer heat on your Disney Program

June 7, 2023

Things are heating up here in Florida! No really – summer is in full swing, and it gets pretty toasty down here. As the weather gets warmer, we want to help you keep it cool over the summer months. Here are some of our top tips to beat the heat…

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HBCU Spotlight: Chloe, Disney College Program HBCU Cohort participant

May 26, 2023

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to arrive at a place and instantly know you belong? What about helping others arrive to that place and have the same experience you did? For Chloe, a former participant of the Disney College Program HBCU Cohort powered by Disney on…

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US Army veteran advances his career after participating on the Disney College Program

May 22, 2023

Meet Victor, a Disney College Program participant and U.S. Army veteran. Since May is National Military Appreciation Month, we wanted to learn more about Victor’s experience as a U.S. service member, his time on the program, and what he hopes is ahead in his Disney journey. U.S. military service is…

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Advice for Your Internship from a Disney Intern, Valerie

May 22, 2023

Valerie, a Customer Engagement Strategy, Planning, & Integration Disney Intern supporting Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products is sharing her words of wisdom for incoming interns. Congratulations on securing an internship! You may face unique challenges and opportunities during your experience. Here are some pieces of advice to help you make…

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