Alumni Spotlight

Professional intern spotlight: Sahar, Show Programming Animation at Walt Disney Imagineering

February 28th, 2020|Categories: Alumni Spotlight, Disney Professional Internships|Tags: , |

Ever wonder how your favorite Disney characters come to life in beloved Disney Parks attractions across the globe? Professional intern Sahar helped the Walt Disney Imagineering team create animatronic [...]

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Advice for new arrivals as I reflect on my program 15 years later: Part two

February 20th, 2020|Categories: Alumni Spotlight, Disney College Program|Tags: , , , , |

If you want to see my first blog of this two-part series, please feel free to check it out here. And now, to conclude my next two bits of [...]

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Professional Internship Spotlight: Meet your Disney Service Center Interns!

February 19th, 2020|Categories: Alumni Spotlight, Disney College Program, Disney Professional Internships, Housing|Tags: , |

For many Disney Programs participants the Disney Service Center is known as the place where one can receive their packages, grab a cookie and have questions answered. For six [...]

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Advice for new arrivals as I reflect on my program 15 years Later: Part one

February 6th, 2020|Categories: Alumni Spotlight, Arrival Information, Disney College Program|Tags: , , |

The year 2020 seems to have somehow snuck up on me.  This means it has now been FIFTEEN years since my own Disney College Program back in 2005.  I [...]

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How the Disney College Program helped me prepare for a Disney Professional Internship after graduation

January 21st, 2020|Categories: Alumni Spotlight, Disney College Program, Disney Professional Internships, Testimonials, Working|Tags: , , , |

Jambo, everyone! My name is Braeden, and I am a former Disney College Program participant who landed a role as a talent acquisition marketing professional intern after my program. I [...]

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Former Cultural Representative at Epcot now VP of Disneyland Paris

December 27th, 2019|Categories: Alumni Spotlight, Disney International Programs|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

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Alumna of Disney’s Australia & New Zealand Cultural Exchange Program now working as a Disney English Foreign Trainer in China

October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Alumni Spotlight, Disney International Programs|Tags: , , |

Just a few years ago, Jade, a resident of Perth, Australia graduated with her bachelor’s degree in marketing and advertising. She knew at that time she wanted to see [...]

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Meet Brandon, one of the faces behind the scenes of the Disney Alumni Association

August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Alumni Spotlight, Disney College Program, History, Interview Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |

With over 43k members, our Disney Alumni Association continues to grow every day. Meet Brandon, an Interview Partner on the Disney Campus Recruitment team. Brandon assists the Disney Alumni Association [...]

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Passing on the passion: Janneth’s journey to inspiring Girls Who Code

July 20th, 2018|Categories: Alumni Spotlight, Disney Professional Internships, Working|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Within a company filled with magic, it’s easy to wonder where all of it comes from. Pull back the curtain on The Walt Disney Company and you’ll see that technology [...]

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Magical moment: Former Disney Professional Intern receives CEIA Student Achievement Award

April 26th, 2018|Categories: Alumni Spotlight, Disney Professional Internships|

Each year, the Cooperative Education & Internship Association (CEIA) recognizes students from across the country who have demonstrated excellence in a variety of categories. This year, at their annual conference [...]

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