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12 reasons why you should apply for a Disney International Program

Doing the Cultural Exchange Program (or International College Program as it’s sometimes known) was the best thing I’ve ever experienced. There’s not a day that goes by where I don’t miss working for the mouse and reminisce about all the amazing memories I have from my summer. As if you need anymore persuasion to do… Continue reading 12 reasons why you should apply for a Disney International Program

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Doing the Disney College Program Without a Car

Like me and pretty much most of the international participants, you may not have a car with you for your program, but fear not; there’s lot’s of ways to get around. Getting to and From the Airport  The first thing you’ll encounter when you arrive in Orlando is how to get to your accommodation from… Continue reading Doing the Disney College Program Without a Car

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The Magic and Reality of Earning Your Ears

As a Walt Disney World Cast Member you don’t just get trained; you earn your ears! So this post is all about earning my ears on my ICP/CEP/DCP (whatever you want to call it) as a Custodial Cast Member in Magic Kingdom and what to expect from your training. Previously I did a post on… Continue reading The Magic and Reality of Earning Your Ears

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What to expect in the first week of your Disney CEP

The first few days of your Cultural Exchange Program (or college program) is so hectic but really exciting. You’re juggling a load of meetings, moving into your new home and making lots of friends. So here’s what to expect in the first week of your best summer ever! Before You Move into Housing  If you’re… Continue reading What to expect in the first week of your Disney CEP

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The Magic Behind the Disney Name Tag

With all the weird and wonderful Walt Disney World Cast Member costumes, there is one thing that remains constant: the famous name tag. One of the most exciting things about becoming a Cast Member was getting my name tag delivered by Mickey on my first day working for Disney at my traditions class. But you can… Continue reading The Magic Behind the Disney Name Tag