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Professional intern spotlight: Sahar, Show Programming Animation at Walt Disney Imagineering

February 28, 2020

Ever wonder how your favorite Disney characters come to life in beloved Disney Parks attractions across the globe? Professional intern Sahar helped the Walt Disney Imagineering team create animatronic magic during her Show Programming Animation internship, then turned that experience into a full-time role as an Associate Technical Animator! Sahar…

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8 tips on how to be a good roommate

February 26, 2020

Now that you’re all settled into your new home and work location, it’s a good time to reflect on how you can be the best roommate possible. Whether it’s your first or fifth time living with roommates, it’s important to remember some tips to create the best living situation for…

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Advice for new arrivals as I reflect on my program 15 years later: Part two

February 20, 2020

If you want to see my first blog of this two-part series, please feel free to check it out here. And now, to conclude my next two bits of knowledge!  Play in the parks, explore the resorts Before my Disney College Program, I had only ever visited a Disney resort twice in…

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Professional Internship Spotlight: Meet your Disney Service Center Interns!

February 19, 2020

For many Disney Programs participants the Disney Service Center is known as the place where one can receive their packages, grab a cookie and have questions answered. For six professional interns, the Disney Service Center is their next step with The Walt Disney Company. Meet Brittany, Julia, Kristen, Leslie, Madison…

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Advice for new arrivals as I reflect on my program 15 years Later: Part one

February 6, 2020

The year 2020 seems to have somehow snuck up on me.  This means it has now been FIFTEEN years since my own Disney College Program back in 2005.  I am not sure where the time went, but I wanted to offer some advice to all the new participants getting ready…

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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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