A few months with the mouse can change your life entirely.Read More The Power of the Disney College Program
After the excitement of getting accepted into the Disney College Program settles, you will start to get asked things like, “so why are you doing the program?” and “how is working at Disney going to help your future?” And maybe you have an answer, and maybe you don’t. Either way, I’m going to tell you, […]Read More What Can The Disney College Program Do For You?
It is no secret to anyone that knows me, or reads this blog, that I am in love with Disney. My time on the Disney College Program only made my love for Disney stronger and ever since I left, I’ve been itching to go back and work for the company again. I am so happy […]Read More Returning to the Mouse
When your time with Disney finally comes to an end, it’s heartbreaking. It feels like your program went by so fast. You went from counting down the months until you checked in to counting down the days until you have to leave. It’s actually pretty depressing. You get your last schedule, you start to pack […]Read More What Happens When You Leave The DCP?
Remember when you got accepted into the Disney College Program? Remember when you were three months away from check in? Remember when you made it to the final month? Remember when it was only one week left? Remember when it was the night before? Remember when it was that morning? A year ago today, […]Read More Disney College Program Anniversary
To my Disney College Program Family, We have all gone our separate ways. We have gone back to school; we have extended our programs; we have gone part time at Disney; we have traveled the world and we have found new jobs. Our paths have taken us in directions we didn’t know were possible until […]Read More To My DCP Ohana
…whoop dee doo. I have been around the block before with block heads just like you. If you don’t know where that lyric is from, I’m going to kindly ask that you brush up on your Disney movie knowledge (and oh, fun fact, we barely sell ANY merchandise from this particular movie and it makes […]Read More So You Want To Do The Disney College Program, Well…
Maybe it hits you when you start to pack up your side of your room and you find various mementos from memories you’ve made over the past four to six months; or maybe it hits you when you put on your costume for the last time and say goodbye to the fellow cast members you […]Read More Dealing With Post Disney College Program Depression
One of the most rewarding roles you could ever have at Disney, aside from being a performer, is being a merchandise cast member. The reason? You get to interact with guests on a daily basis and help them find that one souvenir that will remind them of their magical trip to Disney for years to […]Read More #ThingsYouEncounterAsAMerchandiseCM
Dear Future CP Participant, Congratulations on being accepted into the Disney College Program! You are part of the chosen few (thousand) that Disney felt would embody and exemplify what it truly means to be a Disney Cast Member, and that alone is reason to be proud of yourself. As you prepare to embark on this […]Read More An Open Letter to Future CPs