I can’t believe how fast the first week flew by!
Monday, May 25th: Fly down to Orlando
I got up at 5am to catch an 8am flight to Orlando.
Tuesday, May 26: Check-in Day
7:30am check-in time at Vista Way
Got my apartment key, Housing ID, DAK role assignment
Moved in to Chatham apartment, went grocery shopping
Wednesday, May 27: Meet up with Friends
Lunch at DTD
Thursday, May 28: Fun at Mickey’s Retreat
Can’t get into the parks, don’t have my blue ID yet.
But, Mickey’s Retreat is right next to Chatham. I can get in for free
by showing my housing ID.
Friday, May 29: Traditions!
Finally! I get my blue ID. I work for Disney…
Saturday, May 30: Park time with Friends!!
Sunday, May 31: Training Day at Disney University
Monday, June 1: Training at DAK (business casual)
Went to DAK Costuming and got 5 costumes
Tuesday, June 2: Training at DAK
First time in new costume!
Wednesday, June 3: Working at DAK!
So, that’s how my first week back at Disney went!
Two Girls and a Mouse Tale by Elly Collins & Caroline Collins
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 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.