Sustainable living at Flamingo Crossings Village

We believe it’s important to show our Disney Programs participants ways they can take care of the environment and contribute to The Walt Disney Company’s vision to create a happier and healthier planet for us all. This April, we held the first ever Neighborhood Recycling Challenge at Flamingo Crossings Village. Participants were invited to work…

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First-Ever Tech Interns at Disney Streaming Services gain real-life experience

With offices on both coasts, the launch of Disney+ on the horizon, and the continuous growth of ESPN+, there’s no denying Disney Streaming Services’ impact on direct-to-consumer streaming. To help support all of these large-scale projects, Disney Streaming Services (DSS) has welcomed their inaugural class of technology interns. Interns at DSS have the opportunity to…

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DisneyTech takes on TreeHacks 2019!

Apps and AR and robotics, oh my! Where can you find all of that and more being created in the same room? That would be at TreeHacks, Stanford University’s annual hackathon event! Recently the Disney team attended this exciting event where participants spent 36 hours of coding and developing projects of their choosing. But don’t…

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Six Disney technologists, one hackathon: HackGT recap

Recently, Disney technologists and recruiters traveled to Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) for HackGT5, a hackathon where participants had 36 hours to create code-related projects. Students were able to apply their passion for technology in a variety of different ways, with projects ranging from mobile applications, security, artificial intelligence, and more! Six Disney technologists…

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9 magical moments from Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Technology 2018

Building the memorable characters, iconic stories, and immersive worlds that The Walt Disney Company is known for wouldn’t be possible without technology and the passionate people behind each innovation. Last month, technologists and recruiters from across The Walt Disney Company attended the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC)—the world’s largest gathering of women in computing—to showcase the…

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Alumni spotlight: From program participant to published author

A passion is ignited Christopher Tremblay has his parents to thank for his love of Disney. Growing up he was surrounded with Walt Disney books, toys, games, and was lucky enough to make his first pilgrimage to Walt Disney World® Resort on Christmas day in 1977 when he was only five years old. Little did…

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Program Perspectives: Kent Phillips’ Disney journey

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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