Hear from those who were once in your shoes at CPASS

March 27th, 2017|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , , , |

Each semester, the East Coast Disney Internships & Programs Education team hosts College Program Alumni Speaker Series (CPASS) sessions. These exclusive sessions afford participants the opportunity to explore various career [...]

Advice on how to land your NEXT internship with Disney

February 17th, 2017|Categories: Disney College Program, Disney Professional Internships, Testimonials|Tags: , , , , |

I’ve been on both sides of the coin. Having been an intern with The Walt Disney Company and working in Campus Recruitment for the last 13 years, the questions I [...]

Dear diary, today I became a cast member: Program lessons from “The Princess Diaries”

November 14th, 2016|Categories: Arrival Information, Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ask someone to name a Disney princess and the responses will probably be Belle, Ariel, Rapunzel and the like. However, there’s one Disney princess many forget to mention: the frizzy-haired, [...]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Networking

August 12th, 2016|Categories: Cast Member Resource|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Networking is an important part of most successful careers. While it may seem a bit dramatic, they’re not totally wrong when they say, “it’s all about who you know.” Building [...]

Four Reasons you’ll love your Internship at the Disneyland Resort

July 14th, 2016|Categories: Disney College Program|Tags: , , , , , , |

Don’t look now, but the fall recruiting season is right around the corner! Whether you’re starting college for the first time next month or entering your final year, the Disney [...]

Spotlight on Guest Relations

June 24th, 2016|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to don the iconic plaid vest as a Guest Relations cast member? Maybe it’s one of your dream roles, or maybe you just [...]

Diamond in the Rough: Networking Yourself from Aladdin to Prince Ali Status

May 12th, 2016|Categories: Cast Member Resource|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I love the story of Aladdin. When we are first introduced to him as “the street rat”, you can’t help but love his attitude about his situation and that smile [...]

Disneyland Resort Participants take part in a Networking Experience of a Lifetime

March 3rd, 2016|Categories: Housing Events|Tags: , , , , |

Networking is such an important part of the Disney College Program experience, especially for those who are looking to have a professional career with Disney after their program. I must [...]

Get inspired at the College Program Alumni Speaker Series

February 24th, 2016|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , , , |

The Disney College Program has the potential to be just the beginning of your Disney journey! Each semester, the Disney Internships and Programs Education team plans College Program Alumni Speaker [...]

Leadership Lessons: Jeff Lindberg, Area Manager – Disney Special Activities & VIP Services

February 10th, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

"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 [...]