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…

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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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At Disney, we believe the real power of technology is its ability to transform. Whether designing shows or user experiences, special lighting effects or software design, creativity allows technologists like Clayton to think outside the box. Clayton started his Disney journey as a Professional Intern and presently powers the magic as a Research and Development…

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Every story has a beginning and Kent Phillips’ first chapter reads like a fairytale! From joining the opening day team at Magic Kingdom Park as a Jungle Cruise Skipper to helping cultivate the Disney College and International Programs, Kent has experienced the expansion of the company first-hand. His leadership and passion for the company is…

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‘Leadership Lessons’ is a series of interviews with Disney executives who started their career with the company as a participant on the Disney College Program or as a Disney Professional Intern . What was your first role? How did you start your ESPN career? A chance meeting at the University of Connecticut with ESPN founder…

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