You’ve saved up your paychecks for months, you’ve counted down the days, and it’s finally here: your first trip to Walt Disney World! Now the question is, how do I spend this precious time? The four parks of the Walt Disney World Resort can be quite overwhelming to someone who has never experienced them before.
This Disney College Program role interview features Sam Martin, who worked in custodial at the Walt Disney World Resort. Sam spent the Spring 2016 and the Fall 2016 programs working at World Showcase in Epcot.
This Disney College Program role interview features Kathrine Sullivan who worked in quick service food and beverage during the Fall 2016 program. Kathrine attends University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, where she is majoring in therapeutic rec with a child life emphasis and a psychology minor.
This Disney College Program role interview features Dustin Taylor Thomas, who worked on Magic Kingdom watercraft in the transportation role during his program.
This Disney College Program role interview features Emily Ramos who worked in recreation at the Yacht and Beach Club Resorts during the Fall 2014 program. Emily is a graduate of Wheelock College in Boston, MA where she majored in Elementary Education and Psychology.
This Disney College Program role interview features Eilis Doran, who worked in merchandise in Adventureland and Liberty Square during the Fall 2016 program. Eilis attends Southern Methodist University where she majors in Mechanical Engineering.
This Disney College Program role interview features Adriana Yvonne Vega, who worked in quick service food & beverage at the Magic Kingdom during the Fall 2016 program. Adriana is a junior at University of Central Florida where she is majoring in Hospitality-Event Management.
This Disney College Program role interview features Rich McIntyre Jr., who worked in attractions at Big Thunder Mountain Railroad during the Fall 2011 program. During his program, Richwas a student at the University of Connecticut where he majored in psychology. Currently, he is a student at Drexel University where he is finishing an MS in Library and Information Systems.
This Disney College Program role interview features Danny Piroli, a watercraft cast member who worked on the Friendship Boats during the Spring 2016 program.
If you haven’t been on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, a Disney forum, or otherwise live under a rock and have missed the past 24 hours of DisFlix, here’s what you’ve missed: A community of Walt Disney World content creators (basically YouTubers/vloggers) created a business in the form of a website that would allow members to stream live feeds, classes, series, and other “original” content from the “hosts.” All of this would be available to members who “join the club” for the early bird price of $9.99/month, and the full price of… well, we don’t know, because DisFlix was discontinued before it got to that point.
It’s hard to believe that it’s been TWO YEARS since Brittany Earns Her Ears was published by Theme Park Press! Theme Park Press is “the world’s leading independent publisher of books about the Disney company, its history, its films and animation, and its theme parks.” In addition to Brittany Earns Her Ears, the company has published nine other books written by Disney College Program alumni.
Yak & Yeti, located in Asia in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, lends guests a refreshing taste of Asian cuisine fused with contemporary American fare. Based around the corner from Expedition Everest, the decor of this restaurant blends seamlessly with the authentic village feel that captures this area of the park.
I bet you’ve been anxiously waiting for the second part of the list of attractions everyone should experience at Walt Disney World, haven’t you? Well, wait no longer—here it is! I recently spoke with 7 other girls who either had never been to these parks or had not visited since they were very young, and we were able to create a list of attractions that everyone should experience at least once in their time at Walt Disney World. Here is the second portion of that list, and hopefully this compilation will help you when you’re creating your game plan for your vacation.