Posts Tagged ‘Disney International Programs’
Happy International Flamingo Day!
Did you know that April 26 is International Flamingo Day? 🦩 This is a very important day of celebration for us here at Flamingo Crossings Village and Disney Programs since, well, it’s in our name! To celebrate, we talked to Ntando, a Cultural Representative from South Africa working at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge and an…Read More
The Disney Cultural Representative Program Returns this August
Since the reopening of Walt Disney World, we’ve frequently been asked when Disney International Programs will bring back the Disney Cultural Representatives. Today, we’re thrilled to announce the Disney Cultural Representative program will return in phases and begin welcoming the first new participants in August. The Cultural Representatives play an important role in our…Read More
The Art of Flamingo Crossings Village
The new Disney Programs housing community, Flamingo Crossings Village, is beautifully designed with thoughtful Disney touches and details. American Campus Communities, owner and operator of Flamingo Crossings Village, worked with Grand Image Studios to commission Disney-loving artists from across the country who brought Disney movies and attractions to life in unique ways. This artwork on…Read More
Who’s your Disney mentor? Flamingo Crossings Village neighborhoods named after wise, classic characters
While Jiminy Cricket may advise letting your conscience be your guide, one of the wise Disney mentors found in our classic films wouldn’t be bad to have around for help, either. And that’s why, while imagining and designing elements of our new housing community Flamingo Crossings Village, Disney Imagineers thought to name our different neighborhoods…Read More
Bringing Disney Programs history to life with new Alumni wall!
Anyone who has worked in our parks and resorts, especially our merchandise cast members, know that souvenirs and keepsakes aren’t just items we take home with us but tangible memories that serve as reminders of special times and bring to life stories of magical moments. With this in mind, early last year the Disney Alumni…Read More
#BeyondDisney: Former cultural representative launches environmental initiative in Tanzania
One of the most amazing parts of a Disney Program is the ability for participants to share their heritage, culture and customs with people from across the globe. But the most magical part of it is when our participants are inspired to make a difference with the knowledge gained from their time on the Program.…Read More
Welcome home: Introducing Flamingo Crossings Village!
For forty years, the Disney College Program has not only been a great work experience but a home-away-from-home for hundreds of thousands of participants. The program has experienced many changes over the years, but this may be the most exciting one yet! ✨ This summer, we are excited to share that the newest members of…Read More
Dressing for the weather on your Disney program
Vincente, a Cultural Representative from Mexico, understands the value of wearing sunglasses to protect his eyes. There’s a saying that the weather in March “comes in like a lion” but “goes out like a lamb.” That’s a good generalization of weather in the northern hemisphere. But what does that mean for Disney programs participants in…Read More
8 tips on how to be a good roommate
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 everyone in your apartment. People…Read More
Former Cultural Representative at Epcot now VP of Disneyland Paris
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 cases, our former programs participants…Read More