The Disney College Program formally began in 1981 but technically started in 1972 when Disney began “The Disney Entertainment Work Experience Program.” Which was a work experience program for students focused on performing arts. A 12 week program over the summer were students would work in the marching band, singing or playing. In the beginning … Continue reading Origins of the Disney College Program
Does Working At Disney Ruin The Magic? Short Answer: No. For a Disney College Program Student working at Disney will enhance the magic like you never imagined. You might be thinking “I want to do the Disney College Program but I don’t want to ruin the magic.” Have no fear because being on the Disney … Continue reading Does Working At Disney Ruin The Magic?
There Are Gaston’s All Over Disney Every person who has ever done the Disney College Program has most likely ran into at least one entitled full-time Cast Member. This Cast Member thinks they are the best at their job. They think they know better than their co-workers, coordinators, managers, and even the higher ups in … Continue reading No One’s A Dick Like Gaston
One of the best things about being a CP is the ability to create magic for families. As a CP there are daily opportunities to brighten guests’ days. No matter what position you have you have to ability to create magical moments. Whether that means letting guests say “All aboard” on the train, calling a … Continue reading Magical Moments at Walt Disney World
This is a list of ways people have reported to have gotten termed from the Disney College Program. The rules change year to year so some things you couldn’t do in the past you can do now and some things you could do in the past you can’t do now. For instance cell phones used … Continue reading How To Get Termed From The Disney College Program
This information comes straight from Disney 9/14/2017: “The word “unprecedented” is tossed around a lot, but Hurrican Irma was all of that and then some. As I write this, we have Cast Members who are going through the aftermath of the largest hurricane in Atlantic Tropical Cyclone history. We are deeply concerned about our Cast … Continue reading Disney’s Hurricane Pay Policy 2017
This is one of the best Disney College Program Vlog’s I’ve seen in regards to extending your program. It captures very well the excitement of getting to stay on your program but the emotions you feel as all those who made the first half of your program special, leave. Kevin does a great job with editing this … Continue reading Disney College Program Check-in, Check-Out, Extending, Saying Goodbye, Saying Hello
When Pleasure Island used to be open it was free for CP’s on Thursday nights. I enjoyed going to Pleasure Island with my friends every now and then. Most of the time I would not stay until close because I usually did not have Friday’s off. One Thursday night in March during spring break time … Continue reading When You’re A CP The Party Doesn’t Stop When The Club Closes