A self-care Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is here and love is in the air! While the focus is usually on #couplegoals and date night ideas, you should also take this opportunity to treat yourself as well! For many spring arrivals, the first month or two can bring new challenges in work and housing. Use this holiday to re-center yourself…

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Staying healthy on your Disney Program 

You’ve moved in, completed Disney Traditions and started training at your new work location. It’s official, you’re a cast member at Walt Disney World® Resort!  It’s a new environment with new challenges, but that’s part of the charm. Between working at the most magical place on earth, networking, meeting new people and enjoying the Florida…

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What program participants are thankful for this year!

The holiday season is in full swing at Walt Disney World® Resort, and it’s a time of joy and high spirits. With American Thanksgiving around the corner, we wanted to showcase what exactly our participants were thankful for! From having the opportunity to make magic for families, to the many friendships gained while participating on…

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Advice from current participants for an extra magical program

For many of you, this is your first time on the program. After being accepted you’re bound to have some questions! We spoke to some current participants for some tips and advice. What better way to prepare than to hear it from those who are currently experiencing it? Whether you’re wondering about what to do…

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Advice from Disney leaders for your program and beyond!

For many participants, their College, International or Culinary Program is the beginning of a lifelong career with The Walt Disney Company! This is often an exhilarating time where the future seems filled with endless possibilities. However, we understand that with this overwhelming optimism comes questions of how to navigate the professional world. To help you,…

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Making memories: Out-of-the-box ways to remember your Disney Program

Your Disney Program is a moment in time you’re going to want to remember. When I started my first Disney Program, I went crazy trying to collect everything: pins, hats, t-shirts, plush – it became so overwhelming! After my program, I realized that my memories extended well beyond my hoards of Tsum Tsum plushes, and…

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Cooking up some fun: 5 things to know about the Disney Culinary Program

Are you ready to be fearless in the kitchen with the Disney Culinary Program? Yippee! The program gives budding cooks a chance to help prepare food for thousands of guests through the Walt Disney World® Resort’s top-rated restaurants, bars, and other food stops. I touched base with a few Disney Culinary Program recruiters and former…

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Motivating magic: How to remain inspired during your program

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 while, even while on a…

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VoluntEARS at Give Kids the World Village

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 organization in the child’s hometown…

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