One of the first things that you get on your very first working day at Disney is your name tag.
We received ours at the end of Traditions class. Mickey Mouse himself personally gave them to us!
It was a great and touching moment in the DCP program. 🙂
All Disney name tags are first name or your nickname only.
This is because our founder, Walter E. Disney, preferred that everyone just call him ‘Walt’.
I was so excited to find this Disney keepsake frame to keep my nametag in forever.
Before my last workday, I went and specially ordered a brand new one because my regular nametag was missing all the golden sparkles after being accidentally left on my costume and put through the wash one too many times ($5 at Costuming, taken out of your next paycheck.)
I can’t wait to display this on my desk at my future job. I’ll always be a Disney Cast Member at heart! ❤
Read more about my ‘Earning My Ears’ for the 2nd time during the Summer 2015 DCP Alumni Program:
Two Girls and a Mouse Tale
by Elly Collins & Caroline Collins
Ever wonder what it’s like to work for Disney???
We worked at WDW for a year in the Disney College Program (Fall 2013/Spring 2014) and have written a book about what it’s like to be a cast member working for Disney.
We’ve included advice on how to successfully get into the DCP program, including some of the actual phone interview questions, how to have a successful internship, and how not self-term before your program ends. Our book is filled with lots of behind-the-scene stories of the magic of Disney.
Available now at Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle formats. Published by Theme Park Press.