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Disney Lifeguard’s Job on Line After Hot Tub Incident

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A Disney lifeguard lost her job because of a viral video of her in a hot tub circulated by a Disney fan hoping to gain some traction on TikTok. Cast members and Disney employees truly make the Disney experience. Many times, guests have called out cast members for going that extra mile to bring the Disney magic. Of course, the ...

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Confirmed: Disney College Program Gets Pay Raise

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Students participating in the Disney College Program received good news this morning! Shortly after Walt Disney World officials were able to come to an agreement with Cast Member Unions over an increase in pay, the Disney College Program announced that its working students would be getting a pay raise of their own! DCP officials confirmed that the starting pay would ...

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Disney College Program Announces Auditions For Character Performers


If you’re a college student who is joining the fall 2023 portion of the Disney College Program, then you might want to brush up on your theater skills for these auditions! The character performer role for incoming Disney College Program participants is back (program arrival dates May – Oct. 2023). — Scott Gustin (@ScottGustin) January 9, 2023 According to ...

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Disney Seems to Turn a Blind Eye to Trespassing College Program Students

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In a shocking turn of events, it appears a group of students from the Disney College Program were involved in “trespassing & underage public drinking.” After shutting down in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Disney College Program (DCP) returned to Walt Disney World Resort. The program allows thousands of college students and recent graduates to live, learn, and work ...

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Walt Disney World Staffing Update: Disney Cultural Exchange Program Will Resume Soon!

While Walt Disney World has felt decidedly “normal” lately, there are a couple of things from the “before times” that were still missing at Disney Parks and Resorts. One of those missing pieces has been the Disney Cultural Exchange Program which allows students from around the world to spend summers or a semester working at the Walt Disney World Resort. ...

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Missed the Application for the Disney College Program? Here’s What to Know Next Season!

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Applications for the upcoming season of the Disney College Program at the Walt Disney World Resort close at midnight (EST) on April 1, 2022. While this one-of-a-kind internship has become increasingly flexible with its arrival and departure dates over the years, the program still runs on distinct seasons, and if you miss the application window for one of them, you’ll ...

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Disney Twins Celebrate 2/22/22

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To some people, today is a regular Tuesday — but to anyone who pays attention to the calendar, it’s a very special day! Today is 2/22/2022, a rare kind of day, and the Disney Parks Blog is celebrating the very exclusive holiday by introducing twin Cast Members who suit the theme of “two”! Caroline LeMasters, a Communications Specialist for Walt ...

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How the Disney College Program Became One of the Most Competitive Internships in the Tourism Industry

The Disney College Program celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2021 as one of the leading internship programs in the tourism and hospitality industry allowing participants to “live, learn, and earn” at the Walt Disney World Resort. A lot has changed over the 40 years of the Disney College Program, with lots of milestones and interesting pieces of history along the ...

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Applications Are Now Open for the Disney College Program!

Dreaming of participating in the world’s most magical internship? Applications are now live for the Disney College Program! This unique internship opportunity allows college students from around the country to live in company-sponsored housing right by Walt Disney World, work in Disney parks and resorts, take college classes and even earn credit. Here’s what you need to know about applying ...

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What to Do Before You Apply to the Disney College Program

Applications are opening soon for the next season of the Disney College Program, and college students around the country are getting ready for their chance to be considered for this magical internship opportunity. Applying for the Disney College Program is an exciting (and at times stressful) experience in itself, but as an alumna of the program myself, I wanted to ...

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