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How to maximize your experience during your Disney Program

February 5, 2020

You’ve made it! After going through the application process and waiting for your arrival day, you are finally in Orlando. Now, it’s time to make the most out of your Disney Program.  Although your program seems to be long at first, the time can fly really quickly. It’s easy to…

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Programs Champions: Who are they?

January 30, 2020

As a Programs participant, you have lots of people there by your side – and one great resource is your area’s Programs Champion! Programs Champions are leaders in the work location who have volunteered to take on an extra layer of responsibility – focusing on all things Disney Programs. This…

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Professional Intern spotlight: Ashley, guest engagement and digital content development

January 30, 2020

For former Disney Professional Intern Ashley, every day of her program with Disney’s Animals, Science and Environment Team was a menagerie of fun!    Ashley had always been passionate about animals and conservation. After working in entertainment on the Disney College Program, she was determined to pursue a career with the company.…

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How the Disney College Program helped me prepare for a Disney Professional Internship after graduation

January 21, 2020

Jambo, everyone! My name is Braeden, and I am a former Disney College Program participant who landed a role as a talent acquisition marketing professional intern after my program. I can attest to the fact that a few months on a program can turn into a much greater adventure than expected.…

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Former Cultural Representative at Epcot now VP of Disneyland Paris

December 27, 2019

Every year, we have hundreds of participants on our Disney International Programs at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. When they return to their home countries with “Disney” on their resumes, they typically go on to have successful careers in hospitality, business or public service. And in some…

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Disneyland Business Leader Rotation Program spotlight: Ben and Shorya

December 19, 2019

Recent graduates Ben and Shorya don’t just have one role at the DisneylandⓇ Resort; they get to experience four analyst roles each!   As participants of the Disneyland Business Leader Rotation Program, Ben and Shorya have the incredibly unique opportunity to work hands-on with a variety of different business areas and…

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How do our East Coast Disney Program participants celebrate the holidays?

December 18, 2019

One of the amazing things about Disney Programs is that our participants make up such a large, diverse population. With that comes a unique experience where one can live and work with individuals from all over the world. This brings the opportunity to learn about many different cultures and backgrounds.…

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California-based participants spread some holiday cheer by giving back to others

December 12, 2019

While children across the country are counting down the days until Santa arrives, here at Disneyland® Resort, we have over 400 of Santa’s helpers who are spending the final month of their Disney College Program by spreading holiday cheer to those who need it the most.  Many of you ask…

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Bienvenue à Riviera Resort: Cultural Representatives part of resort’s opening team

December 12, 2019

Just like here in the United States, there are several different programs offered to the cast members in Disneyland Paris.  While only a select group of cast members in Disneyland Paris become participants in the Cultural Representative Program at Epcot’s World Showcase, three were recently offered a brand new opportunity…

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Marching in a winter wonderland: Alice’s journey from Pecos to parade

December 10, 2019

Starting your Disney Programs journey isn’t always easy, especially if you’re managing two roles and it’s your first time at Walt Disney World® Resort! This is the case for Alice, who creates magic at Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Café at Magic Kingdom Park and as a student musician in “Mickey’s…

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