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…

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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…

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There are a great number of reasons to be thankful for the Disney College Program. I know many people can attest to how the program has changed their lives, myself included! Here’s a few of the reasons why I’m thankful for the Disney College Program.  I am thankful for the experience it has given me.…

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“If you walk the footsteps of a stranger, you’ll learn things you never knew.” – Pocahontas   Moving away from home can be both exciting and intimidating at the same time. Moving in with one to seven other people is definitely something that takes work and active communication in order for you and your roommates to…

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Sitting on a bus, stuck on a snowy gridlocked highway, I’m checking my phone to see how late I will be to my quickly approaching meeting. This is making me think about how different my life would be if I simply gave up any time something didn’t go exactly according to plan. If I did,…

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From spring to summer of 2017, I was in your shoes. I worked in quick-service food and beverage at Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Café at Magic Kingdom Park. During my program, I met lifelong friends as well as my wonderful partner, while experiencing the fast-paced environment that comes with working at the most…

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Over the course of my tenure, I have had the opportunity to interview many different candidates for various positions. One of my favorite groups is the Disney Professional Internships and College Program participants. Whether I am interviewing them for an internship or full-time opportunity, I am always impressed with their readiness, composure and research prior…

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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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Show us your skills! It’s important to specify what technical skills you possess, or are working towards, when it comes to technology internships. Consider adding a technical skills section to your resume where you can specify your proficiencies with programming languages, frameworks, libraries and systems. Never assume that recruiters will know what skills you possess! …

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