In the fourth installment of the park spotlight series on my blogs, we have finally reached my favorite of the four Florida theme parks. Magic Kingdom was my home while I was on the college program and the park where I honestly spent the most time. This park helps you believe in magic and transports… Continue reading Park Spotlight: Magic Kingdom
Disney’s Hollywood Studios got it’s start as MGM Studios when it opened in 1989. The original idea was to use MGM as a movie lot but eventually a theme park was opened that would be based around movie making. This park officially became Hollywood Studios in 2008 with the name change in due part to… Continue reading Park Spotlight: Hollywood Studios
Like Animal Kingdom, EPCOT wasn’t my favorite park either when I first visited. I thought it lacked the sparkle that a Disney park was supposed to have. But once I got past how different Future World is and got to the World Showcase, I realized that the park had a different kind of sparkle. EPCOT… Continue reading Park Spotlight: EPCOT
When I first started my program, I honestly didn’t enjoy Animal Kingdom that much. It wasn’t until I started exploring more and really took my time there that I appreciated what this park had to offer. There are so many little details and hidden things that most guests look over when they go to Animal… Continue reading Park Spotlight: Animal Kingdom
Aside from visiting the parks and enjoying the attractions, there are many other fun things to do! When I was on my program, I liked to enjoy the little things that you might overlook if you were only there on vacation for a short time. There are things to collect or experience that you might… Continue reading Fun Things to do at the Parks
One of the perks, besides free entry to the parks, is the ability to take classes while doing your internship. Some you will take at Disney University, but most will be held at one of the apartment complexes for the CP’s. There are many different ones to choose from, including seminars about different areas of… Continue reading Taking Classes During Your Internship
Moving across the country can be a terrifying thing, especially when you don’t know many people where you’re moving to. Whether you chose to do the Disney College Program in Florida or California, more than likely you will be far away from home and won’t be familiar with the area. When I chose to do… Continue reading Friends Are Your Ohana Away From Home
If you’ve decided to do the Disney College Program, you probably have a few questions. Where will I be staying? What apartment complex is the best? Should I bring a car? Don’t worry, I’ll try to explain some of this as best as I can. Depending on if you do the DCP in Florida or… Continue reading Where should I live??
In my recent blog post, Trust, I mentioned professional internships as another choice to participate in an internship program through Disney. Professional internships are different in that you work within a department at Disney doing a specific role rather than working on the front lines like most of the roles for the Disney College Program… Continue reading What’s the Difference Between the DCP and a Professional Internship??
So far I’ve vaguely introduced you to different aspects of the Disney College Program. Now let’s get down to business! Sorry, I couldn’t resist. I even included the sing along in case you wanted to join in. As I mentioned in my previous post, Trust, there are a few things you need to think about… Continue reading How to Get Started