Welcome Home, DCP Graduate Christian!

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Christian returned home after a semester at Disney World working in the Disney College Program.

We missed him so much and are glad that he’s back!
He had a great time living and working at Disney World for 5 months.

We, of course, had a Welcome Home Party to welcome him back to Colorado and a bunch of snow!

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Homemade cupcakes.

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Scout was so happy to see him!

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Christian Graduating from the Disney College Program last week:

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Christian’s graduation photo with Mickey and Minnie!

Disney College Program’s graduation event for the Spring 2019 CPs was held today at The Commons clubroom next to Christian’s apartment.

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The DCP graduation invitation

Mickey and Minnie were there greeting CPs wearing their new red graduation costumes.

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Spring 2019 DCP graduation day

Christian was given a pair of Mouse Ears and his diploma for successfully completing the Spring 2019 Disney College Program internship.

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Mickey graduation caps for everyone!

There was a really nice catered meal for all CPs at Chatham Field on May 8th.

It was a lot of fun! 🙂

We’re glad that he went to the graduation event with Mickey and Minnie even if he couldn’t stay long because he had an evening shift at Cosmic Ray’s.

A CP Moment.

CP Moment #50:  DCP Graduation Day

There are CP Moments that every person doing the DCP internship has during their program:

50 Magical Moments Everyone on the DCP Has

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Congratulations Christian!!!!  🙂

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Mickey Graduation Plush

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Working at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe in Tomorrowland this semester:

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Christian working at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe in the Magic Kingdom this semester.

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This cheeseburger was Christian’s specialty: The limited edition Mickey’s 90th Birthday Cheeseburger! $17, only available at Cosmic Rays.

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He worked in Bay 1 making 1,000s of chicken nuggets every week.

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Christian outside his work location in the Magic Kingdom.

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Sonny Eclipse playing some sweet jazzy tunes in the background at Cosmic Ray’s.

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Christian’s work costume.  (Graphic by Elly Collins.)

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Congratulations Christian!  Spring 2019 DCP Program graduate.

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Christian had lots of visitors from Colorado during his program:

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When Caroline and Mitch came to visit him at work. Time for dinner!

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Big hugs!  Only 1 month left at Disney World.

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After every 2am shift when Christian finished cleaning out the fryers!

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We’ve written two books about our time working and playing at Disney World.

Both are available on Amazon.com: Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

If you’d like to follow our daily Disney blog, here’s the link: https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/

Have a magical day!

#TwoDisneySisters

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Clocking Out for the Last Time at the DCP

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CP Moment #50: Clocking out for the last time

This is Christian’s final week at the Disney College Program for the Spring 2019 program and tonight is his final shift working at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe.

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Christian’s final schedule as a Disney Cast member.

His managers have been so nice at Cosmic Rays.  The five months living and working at Disney World went by really quickly!

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His DCP program departure date is May 16, 2019.

He has a few days off before the actual end of his program and move-out day from his Chatham Square apartment.

There are CP Moments that every person doing the DCP internship has during their program.  Each of them is special and fun:

50 CP Moments that Everyone Has On The DCP

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At the DCP graduation party last week:

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DCP graduation.  Congratulations Christian!!!!  🙂

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Spring 2019 DCP graduation day

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For the Spring 2019 DCP program, his role is QSFB (Quick Service Food and Beverage) at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe in the Magic Kingdom.

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Christian working hard at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe this semester.

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Christian works in Bay 1 making 1,000s of chicken nuggets every week.

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Christian outside his work location in the Magic Kingdom.

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Sonny Eclipse playing some sweet tunes in the background at Cosmic Ray’s.

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Christian’s work costume.  (Graphic by Elly Collins.)

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Just 3 days left at the DCP.

DCP spring 2019

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Christian’s DCP acceptance postcard.

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We’ve written two books about our time working and playing at Disney World.

Both are available on Amazon.com: Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

If you’d like to follow our daily Disney blog, here’s the link: https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/

Have a magical day!

#TwoDisneySisters

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Doing the Disney College Program

Christian’s DCP Graduation Day!

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Christian’s graduation photo with Mickey and Minnie!

Disney College Program’s graduation event was held today at The Commons clubroom next to Christian’s apartment.

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The DCP graduation invitation

Mickey and Minnie were there greeting CPs wearing their new red graduation costumes.

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Spring 2019 DCP graduation day

Christian was given a pair of Mouse Ears and his diploma for successfully completing the Spring 2019 Disney College Program internship.

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Mickey graduation caps for everyone!

There was a really nice catered meal for all CPs.

It was a lot of fun! 🙂

We’re glad that he went, even if he couldn’t stay long because he had an evening shift at Cosmic Ray’s.

A CP Moment.

CP Moment #50:  DCP Graduation Day

There are CP Moments that every person doing the DCP internship has during their program:

50 CP Moments that Everyone Has On The DCP

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Congratulations Christian!!!!

Graduation Mickey
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Christian working at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe this semester.

Mickey cheeseburger

This cheeseburger was Christian’s specialty: The limited edition Mickey’s 90th Birthday Cheeseburger! $17, only available at Cosmic Rays.

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He’s worked in Bay 1 at lot making 1,000s of chicken nuggets every week.

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Christian outside his work location in the Magic Kingdom.

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Sonny Eclipse playing some tunes in the background at Cosmic Ray’s.

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Christian’s work costume.  (Graphic by Elly Collins.)

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He’s coming home in 3 weeks!  We have missed him so much!

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Congratulations Christian!  Spring 2019 DCP Program graduate.

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We’ve written two books about our time working and playing at Disney World.

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Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

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Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

Both are available on Amazon.com: Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

If you’d like to follow our daily Disney blog, here’s the link: https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/

Have a magical day!

#TwoDisneySisters

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At the 2019 International Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot in April.

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2019 Starlit Splash Party at Typhoon Lagoon for DCP

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Huge party to wrap up the 2019 Spring DCP program.

The final housing event for the Spring 2019 DCP was the Starlit Splash, a Typhoon Lagoon Takeover on April 30th, 2019.

Mickey & Minnie were there!!

Mickey & Minnie were there!!

For this event, Disney Parks closed Typhoon Lagoon early and invited all the CPs to come swim and dance from 8pm – 1am.

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BYO Towels!

They had lots of free food and sodas. And your choice of unlimited Mickey Premium Bars and Mickey ice cream sandwiches.  🙂

Christian was working until midnight, but our CP friend Lisbeth was able to go.

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The free 2019 t-shirts from DCP Housing for everyone who came to the party,

Read more about it:  Celebration assumed a new name on April 30th:  Starlit Splash. As the sun set on Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, nearly 5,000 Disney Internships and Programs participants gathered together to dance, eat, swim and play.

For five hours from 8pm to 1am, the water park was open exclusively for programs participants, with attractions like the Storm Slides, Shark Reef and wave pool offering unlimited access and ultimate enjoyment. Snacks and refreshments were scattered throughout the park, and frozen treat stands featuring novelties like Mickey Premium bars provided sweet sustenance all night long.

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Welcome! Have your Housing ID ready.

The 2019 DCP invitation to the Starlit Splash Party:

Come make some memories at the 2019 Starlit Splash

Spread the word: Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon is open for CPs only!  No guests allowed.

Come to a programs-exclusive beach bash under the stars! But, bring your Housing IDs!!  And bring a towel too!

Free food and sweet treats, water park fun, great music, and dancing in the moonlight and free t-shirt giveaways are all in store for what promises to be an unforgettable evening!

See you there!!!  🙂

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Free Mickey bars at the party!  Yum!

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We went to the Typhoon Lagoon Takeover on our program and had a blast:  2014 DCP Starlit Splash  

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We’ve written two books about our time working and playing at Disney World.

Both are available on Amazon.com: Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

Adventure Book Cover

Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

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Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

If you’d like to follow our daily Disney blog, here’s the link: https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/

Have a magical day!

#TwoDisneySisters

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Two Disney Sisters at Typhoon Lagoon.

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Our Disney Blog Has Gotten Over 4 MILLION Views!!!

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How much we love this place!  ❤

This month, the blog that we started as Disney cast members about all our adventures while working at Disney World hit 4 MILLION views from all 195 countries in the world.

Our blog has literally been read by someone in every country on the planet!

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April 14, 2019: 4 million blog views.

To all our fans far and wide who follow our Disney adventures and like our posts, we say THANK YOU!!!

Our brother is continuing the Disney magic and is currently working at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe in the Magic Kingdom.

Have a magical day!

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We’ve written two books about our time working and playing at Disney World.

Both are available on Amazon.com: Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

If you’d like to follow our daily Disney blog, here’s the link: https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/

Have a magical day!

#TwoDisneySisters

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Photos Every Disney Cast Member Needs to Take at Least Once!

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Take at least 100 photos of the Cinderella Castle!

Here’s our list of photos every Disney Cast Member needs to take while working at Disney World:

1. Photo with Mickey, aka The Boss

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Meeting Mickey (and Goofy) at Epcot.

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Christian and Farmer Mickey at Epcot’s Garden Grill Restaurant.

2. Photo in your costume at your work location (a good, non-blurry one!)

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Elly working at Sir Mickey’s in the Magic Kingdom.

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Caroline working at DAK.

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Christian working at Cosmic Rays.

3. Photo of your DCP apartment, with or without your roommates

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In front of The Commons, our Spring DCP apartment

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Christian in front of his apartment at Chatham.

4. Photo on all of the mountain rides (Space, Thunder, Splash, Everest)

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Riding on Space Mountain!

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Christian ready to conquer Space Mountain.

5. Photo in front of the Castle  (bonus:  Nighttime castle photo!)

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In front of the Cinderella Castle, day and night photos!

6.  Photo in front of the Mickey Flower Face at the Magic Kingdom

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Christian’s ready for a day of fun and adventure!

7. Photo with your favorite Disney character

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Love the characters from UP!

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Christian and Chip (he has the chocolate chip nose!).

8. Photo at your favorite park

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We love Epcot!

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Toy Story at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

9. Photo on your favorite ride

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Caroline loves Expedition Everest! ❤

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Christian and the Magic Kingdom train.

10. Photo with the Norway troll

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Epcot Norway folklore: If you touch the troll’s nose, you’ll be back!

11.  Photo eating your favorite Disney snack (Dole Whip, Mickey Bar, Mickey pretzel, cotton candy…)

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Mickey cupcakes, pretzels….it’s all good! Treat yourself!!!! 🙂

12. Photo in Mickey ears (you don’t have to buy them, it can be taken at any store!)

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Wearing our animal print ears at DAK.

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Christian rockin’ his Mickey Ears.

13.  Photo holding the Balloons!

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The balloon guy on Main Street USA is usually right outside the Bakery. If it’s not too windy, ask if you can hold his balloons! 🙂

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Holding some awesome Halloween balloons!

14.  Photo of Favorite Princess 

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We love Disney princesses!

15.  Photo of your best day ever on the program!  🙂

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Sailing aboard the Disney Dream on a 4 day cruise to the Caribbean during our spring program.

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Walking around Adventureland with family during your program.

16.  Photo at Beach or Universal Studios! (To show people that you did leave Disney World occasionally!)

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Caroline enjoying the surf at Daytona Beach.

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Seeing  Harry Potter World at Universal Studios-Orlando.

17.  Photo on the very last day of work

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See you later, Animal Kingdom!

18.  Photo on the very last day of your DCP program

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Very day day of program…last day to use our company ID and get in for free! We should have been packing, the the parks were calling us!

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In front of the Cinderella Castle on the very last day of our Spring DCP program.

19.  DCP Graduation photo

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DCP graduation photo

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We’ve written two books about our time working at Disney World.

Both are available on Amazon.com: Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

If you’d like to follow our daily Disney blog, here’s the link: https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/

Have a magical day!

#TwoDisneySisters

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Livin’ the Dream working at Disney World.

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The Disney College Program

2019 DCP Summer Alumni Program Details

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The linked for the Summer Alumni Program closed on February 12, 2019.

BREAKING NEWS!

The 2019 DCP Summer Alumni Program link opened February 11, 2019 and closed February 12, 2019.

The link was active for 1 day only!

Good luck to all that applied!

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DCP Summer

February 4, 2019: Major announcement!

APPLY HERE!!!

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wdw1 acceptedThis posting is exclusively for former Disney College Program participants.

Attention Disney College Program Alumni!

Have you ever wished you could return for a second program over the summer? Well, now could be your opportunity! Apply now to be considered for our 2019 Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Summer Alumni Program.

It is open to former Disney College Program participants who have successfully completed a past program on either coast and are still enrolled and taking college classes.

For Disney World CPs, you must be available to arrive on May 20, 2019 and depart your program on August 8, 2019 (WDW), and for Disneyland CPs you must be available May 20, 2019 – August 3, 2019.

Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort Summer Alumni Program opportunities will be extremely limited. We strongly encourage all candidates to express interest in as many roles as possible. Available roles include:

Quick Service Food and Beverage

Merchandise

Attractions

Custodial

Transportation

Recreation

Take action to apply now as we anticipate significant demand for this program. The Job Posting will remain active for less than 1 week!

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Application will open February 11, 2019!  Don’t be late!

Basic Qualifications:  In order to submit an application for the Walt Disney World and Disneyland Summer Alumni Program, applicants must meet the following requirements.

1. You must have successfully completed a past Disney College Program at either the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, FL or at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA. NOTE: You may not be a current Spring Program participant. (Please speak to your leader about the extensions application process).

2.  Be enrolled as a Full-Time or Part-Time Student and taking at least one class in a U.S. accredited college or university OR have graduated in the past 6 months.

3.  Be fully available for the length of the Program. The Program dates are May 20, 2019 – August 8, 2019 (WDW), May 20 – August 3, 2019 (Disneyland). NOTE: No exceptions can be made to the arrival or departure dates.

4.  Due to limited opportunities we strongly encourage all candidates to express interest in as many roles as possible.

5.  Must adhere to all Disney Look guidelines; including those pertaining to visible tattoos. Visible tattoos include any tattoos that would not be covered by an assigned costume (example – shorts and short sleeve shirt).

6.  A $250 non-refundable Program Assessment Fee will be collected upon accepting your Program, if offered (a $4.50 processing fee may also be applicable).

A Disney College Program participant’s wage will vary between $10.00 – $11.50 per hour, based upon the role that he/she is selected to perform. Participants may also be eligible for premium pay in select roles and will learn their exact rate of pay upon receiving an invitation.

International College Program participants (including those on the J1-Academic and Cultural Representative Program) are not eligible for this opportunity.

A resume and cover letter are not required to be considered for this opportunity.

Application will open February 11, 2019.

You can expect the link to be active for less than 1 week!!!

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dcpThe Phone Interview questions are HARDER for the alumni program, so practice your answers with specific examples of guest interactions you had and what you liked about your last program!  Good luck!

Phone Interview questions for the Summer DCP Alumni Program

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Program Dates

There are 5 main DCP programs at WDW and 4 main DCP programs at DLR. Note the two Summer program times.

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Rent is going up!  DCP rents: May 5, 2019 – January 4, 2020.

And, don’t forget, the Fall/Fall Advantage 2019 DCP Program application is open now!

Apply to the 2019 Fall/Fall Advantage DCP program

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The Fall 2019 DCP app is open!

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We’ve written two books about our time at the DCP.

Both are available on Amazon.com:

Adventure Book Cover

Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

book Two Girls

Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

If you’d like to follow our daily Disney blog, here’s the link: https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/

Have a magical day!

#TwoDisneySisters

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Two Disney Sisters

Two Disney Sisters