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Welcome to the Disney Parks & Resorts Internships & Programs Blog, the official blog for the Disney College Program, International Programs, Disney Culinary Program and Professional Internships. Here you will find the latest, official updates on what’s going on inside our programs, including advice, interviews, fun facts and more. Be sure to check back often, and feel free to join the conversation!

27 February 2015 0 Comments

Finding the Right Balance: How to Juggle Work and School

Working full-time and taking college courses can seem like a lot to handle. It is important to remember the three components of the Disney College Program: “Living, Learning, and Earning.” Our education is just as important as our shifts at work, so here are three helpful tips for finding your balance on your program. Time […]

27 February 2015 0 Comments

International Inquiries Series – Part 3

Like Walt Disney said, “You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.” Here at Disney International Recruiting, we are able to expand this dream on a global scale! This is possible with our multiple international programs that take place […]

24 February 2015 0 Comments

First-ever Convenience Store Opens at The Commons

It’s been two years in the making, but this morning marked the grand opening of the first-ever on-site convenience store at The Commons – The Grid in Florida.     Executives, key partners and Disney Internships and Programs participants joined for the momentous morning, and Mickey Mouse cut the red ribbon to officially open the […]

20 February 2015 0 Comments

Visiting New Zealand: March 2015

Jill, a Disney International Programs Recruiter, and the recruitment team will be off on a trip to New Zealand in March to conduct interviews for students interested in participating in the Australia/New Zealand Cultural Exchange Program. Interview cities will include Christchurch, Wellington, Hamilton, Dunedin and Auckland. Selected participants will begin their program this upcoming August […]

20 February 2015 0 Comments

Top 5 Reasons to Attend CPASS

Have you ever dreamed about achieving a successful long-term career at Disney? At Disney’s College Program Alumni Speaker Series (CPASS) in Florida, you have the opportunity to meet cast members who are living that dream and who started in the same place as you. CPASS offers a unique experience where a panel of Disney College […]

19 February 2015 0 Comments

Recruiting 101-Top 10 Interviewing Tips and Recommendations from Disney’s Campus Recruitment team

Get Ready, Set, GO! We have complied a list of our top interviewing tips and recommendations from our Disney Campus Recruitment Team. Please consider these suggestions as you prepare for your upcoming Disney interviews.   1. Be prepared If you’re using your cell phone for an interview make sure you are in a quiet location […]

18 February 2015 0 Comments

Creativity & Innovation: Course Spotlight

Classes have started for Spring 2015 for Participants! To get you pumped, we’re highlighting some of our amazing instructors and facilitators. Today, we would like to introduce you to Ellen, who teaches Creativity and Innovation. Those who are registered for Ellen’s class can expect fun, creative activities to inspire students to tap into their inner […]

14 February 2015 0 Comments

Get Creative With Your Valentine’s Day Plans

One blustery day as Winnie-the-Pooh was stuck in a honey pot, he exclaimed, “Good friends will help you until you’re unstuck!”. You don’t have to feel “stuck” this Valentine’s Day! Not having a sweetheart to call your own this Feb. 14 doesn’t mean you have nothing to celebrate. You can still enjoy the holiday with […]

13 February 2015 0 Comments

5 Steps to a Great Living Experience

Apartment at Vista Way

Disney Internships and Programs recently introduced the 5 Keys to a Great Living Experience, to provide our participants with a helpful guide to navigating the living component of the program. Whether it’s rooming with someone you don’t know for the first time, or even the thirtieth time, it can be a major adjustment that you […]

13 February 2015 2 Comments

Five Things to Know When Applying for the Disney College Program in California

The spring recruiting season is underway and I love all of the enthusiasm I’m hearing during the interviews! Based on some of the reoccurring questions that I’m getting over the phone, I’ve put together a list of five things you can do to help yourself prepare for your interview for the Disney College Program at […]