Participant spotlight: Brien, Cultural Exchange Program

September 29th, 2017|Categories: Disney International Program Participant Spotlight, Disney International Programs, Housing, Testimonials, Working|Tags: , , , , , |

“I wanted to do something adventurous.” - Brien, Cultural Exchange Program participant When you participate in a Disney International Program, you are embarking on a once-in-a lifetime adventure. For Brien, [...]

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At the heart of DisneyTECH: Clayton, Walt Disney Attractions Technology

July 28th, 2017|Categories: Disney Professional Internships, Fun on the Program, General Information, Testimonials|Tags: , , , |

At Disney, we believe the real power of technology is its ability to transform. Whether designing shows or user experiences, special lighting effects or software design, creativity allows technologists like [...]

Meet the International Recruitment team: Vanessa

July 12th, 2017|Categories: Disney International Programs, Testimonials|Tags: , , , |

Once upon a time…in 1991, Vanessa started working at a Disney Store in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Little did she know that her summer job was the start of her eventful [...]

Disney Culinary Program Spotlight: Sarah, Guest Experience Manager – Food & Beverage

June 7th, 2017|Categories: Disney Culinary Program|Tags: , , , , , |

Ever thought about a career in the kitchen? The Disney Culinary Program might be for you! To give you a taste of what working in a Disney kitchen is like, [...]

Program Perspectives: Kent Phillips’ Disney journey

May 24th, 2017|Categories: History, Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

A mom who completed the first College Program watches her daughter flourish on the program today

May 4th, 2017|Categories: History, Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , |

Elizabeth has a unique connection to the Disney College Program: Her mother, Stella, completed the first College Program offered. In 1981, Stella was a student at North Carolina State University, [...]

Leadership Lessons: Mike Soltys, Vice President, Communications, ESPN

April 17th, 2017|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 [...]

At the heart of DisneyTECH: Sam, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media

April 13th, 2017|Categories: Disney Professional Internships, Testimonials|Tags: , , , , |

So many of our most cherished Disney experiences have been brought to life through the power of technology. Behind our favorite films, products, games and park attractions are dedicated programmers, [...]

Meet Walt Disney World Ambassador Ken Facey

April 10th, 2017|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , |

New year, new Walt Disney World Resort Ambassadors! We caught up with Ken Facey at the iconic Ambassadors lounge in Team Disney to learn more about his Disney journey. The [...]

Meet the International Recruitment team: Steve

March 20th, 2017|Categories: Disney International Programs, Testimonials|Tags: , , , |

Meet Steve. Steve is a manager with the Disney International Recruitment team overseeing the coordinators who support and assist recruiters and candidates as they prepare for their programs at Walt [...]