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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 [...]

Meet the International Recruitment team: AK

February 8th, 2017|Categories: Disney International Programs, Testimonials|Tags: , , , |

For most of our participants in a Disney International Program, the only in-person experience they get before arriving to their program is during the interview. But outside of that, so [...]

All you need is a little courage

January 19th, 2017|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , |

I know I did the Disney College Program yesterday. Okay, so it wasn’t yesterday, but I did do the program yesterday in my mind—even though it was just over 20 [...]

From Disney College Program to Pixar: Storytelling is Paramount

December 8th, 2016|Categories: Disney College Program, Testimonials|Tags: , , , , |

For many, the Disney College Program is just the beginning of an incredible career path. Mark, Disney College Program alumni and current Shading Technical Director in the Sets Department at [...]

Countdown to Shanghai Disney Resort: An interview with Matt Nixon, Senior Account Manager, Talent Acquisition Marketing

June 14th, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , |

Matt Nixon serves as a Senior Account Manager for the Global Talent Acquisition Marketing team based in Florida. He began his Disney journey with the Disney College Program driving the [...]