Posts Tagged ‘Friendships and Fun’
Participants share their gratitude for friendship and their Disney College Program experience
After applying to and accepting an offer for a Disney Program, there is so much excitement that sets in! What will my role be? What will my roommates be like? What is the first park I’m going visit? But, amidst the excitement, there may also be some fears for the unknown. What will it be…Read More
Professional Intern Spotlight: Two friends, two coasts: Former classmates follow their dreams
Mikhaila Estwick and Maureen Zeufack met their freshman year of high school and became friends during biology class. Today, the high school friends are both pursuing their dreams with The Walt Disney Company – on opposite coasts. Maureen at Disneyland. Mikhaila at Magic Kingdom Park. Maureen was researching diverse programs for media students when she…Read More
2021: A recap of our great Disney Programs adventure
As we close out another year, we want to take a moment to relish in all that was accomplished. This year began with all Disney Programs still paused due to the pandemic, but we are crossing the finish line of 2021 having relaunched a beloved and thriving Disney College Program – and that was just…Read More
2021 Disney College Program participants show you what a program is like!
For many of our Disney College Program participants, getting their acceptance letters is just the beginning of their exciting journey. Are you ready for your moment? Apply now! With our fall 2021 participants settled in and making magic every day, let’s take a look at some of their memories and the fun they have had…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
A super surprise: #DisneyInterns featured on a Times Square super sign!
On June 30, Disney UNCF Corporate Scholars and summer Professional Interns received a BIG surprise – they were given a great, warm welcome to the company with a feature on a super sign in Times Square! We couldn’t do what we do without our interns, and we were so excited to shine the spotlight on…Read More
Ready to begin: First Disney College Program arrivals at Flamingo Crossings Village
For the first time in over a year, on June 15, we welcomed several hundred new and returning participants to their Disney College Program! They are the first program participants to move into our new housing complex, Flaming Crossings Village, and a great, warm welcome was awaiting them. Participants arrived as early as 7:40 a.m.…Read More
Welcome summer 2021 Disney Professional Interns!
A Disney Professional Internship looks a bit different this year: working from home means virtual meetings, no morning commute, and probably wearing sweatpants. Nonetheless, a Disney Professional Internship is still an amazing opportunity for many students to begin their careers at a company they already have a passion for. Recently, we welcomed over 400 new…Read More
We salute our Disneyland cast members!
The Disney College Program in Florida has thousands of participants, whereas there are only a few hundred participants on the Disney College Program in California. That’s because the Walt Disney World Resort, located just outside Orlando, Florida, is much bigger than the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. Nonetheless, our Disney College Program participants on both…Read More
A night to remember: Fall 2019 Night of Stars Talent Competition
On Nov. 13, 2019, East Coast Disney Programs participants hit the red carpet for one of the most exciting events of the season – the Night of Stars Talent Competition! This night to remember featured 20 acts performing on the world-renowned House of Blues stage at Disney Springs. A wide array of talents and skills…Read More