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Old 09-18-2012, 09:42 PM   #316
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Did anyone apply with Vacation Planner as a top role? If so, what kinds of questions did they ask you? Also, does anyone know how high or low the chances are to get Vacation Planner as your role?
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Old 09-27-2012, 09:24 PM   #317
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My top roles are #1 character attendant, #2 FSFB, #3 attractions, #4 hospitality, and #5 main operations.

Does it depend on the person giving the interview how many roles you want, or do they always ask for like a top three (for example)?

What kind of questions can I expect? My interview is next Friday so I am going to "study" these questions. :P
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Old 09-27-2012, 09:25 PM   #318
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Does anyone know of any tricky character attendant questions?
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Old 09-30-2012, 04:59 PM   #319
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My top roles are #1 character attendant, #2 FSFB, #3 attractions, #4 hospitality, and #5 main operations.

Does it depend on the person giving the interview how many roles you want, or do they always ask for like a top three (for example)?

What kind of questions can I expect? My interview is next Friday so I am going to "study" these questions. :P
My last 2 CP interviews, I was asked about top 3 roles. Also, the questions can range from personal questions (like "why do you want to do the CP") to questions about the roles you picked.

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Does anyone know of any tricky character attendant questions?
*what does character integrity mean to you?
*what would you tell a guest that was upset about the line being closed?
*what would you do if a guest was hitting the character?
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Old 10-02-2012, 12:50 AM   #320
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My last 2 CP interviews, I was asked about top 3 roles. Also, the questions can range from personal questions (like "why do you want to do the CP") to questions about the roles you picked.



*what does character integrity mean to you?
*what would you tell a guest that was upset about the line being closed?
*what would you do if a guest was hitting the character?
What do they mean by "character integrity"? I know integrity is doing the right thing, having morals and values, etc., but I'm not sure in which ways they're applying that to characters...
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Old 10-07-2012, 02:58 PM   #321
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My daughter is going to be applying for Spring 2013. The only job she has had is being a babysitter/nanny for the 2 kids next door for the past 3 summers. Will this look bad for her since she has never had a "real" job?
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Old 10-09-2012, 09:26 AM   #322
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What do they mean by "character integrity"? I know integrity is doing the right thing, having morals and values, etc., but I'm not sure in which ways they're applying that to characters...
It's refering to the fact that while Mickey has multiple "friends", there is only one Mickey.

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My daughter is going to be applying for Spring 2013. The only job she has had is being a babysitter/nanny for the 2 kids next door for the past 3 summers. Will this look bad for her since she has never had a "real" job?
Nope. My first CP was my first real job
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Old 10-11-2012, 01:58 PM   #323
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Hi everyone, I just had my phone interview yesterday and I felt really rushed because my interviewer sounded like she was just reading/reciting what she had to say and wasn't very interactive. All she said was "okay" to all my responses and a couple of times at the beginning she moved on before I could finish talking. She didn't really ask me very many situational questions so I'm feeling pretty bummed about my interview. It only lasted about 12-15 minutes. I actually added at the end of my interview that I was bilingual, hoping that would help me out a little bit. These were the questions she asked me:

- Why do you want to work for Disney?
- Have you ever had any experience living with roommates?
- Tell me about your work experience
- Tell me about a time when you had a lot of tasks to complete at once
- What are your top two role choices? (Attractions and Character Attendant)
- Are you comfortable with talking in front of a large audience?
- If you had to do the same thing over and over again every day how would you keep it interesting?
- Have you ever had any experience handling money?
- Why do you want to be a Character Attendant?
- How do you feel about being interrupted during a task?
- If you were the first person guests see when they come into the park, what would you do to ensure they have a good day?
- Do you prefer working at a fast or slow pace?

Plus some other questions about how familiar you are with the Disney Look and whether you agree to all the terms for the job (pay, hours, etc) listed on their website.
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Old 10-11-2012, 09:34 PM   #324
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Hi everyone! I had my phone interview yesterday! I scheduled it for 10:45 but she didn't end up calling me till 11:45! Here's the questions they asked me:
1. Why do you want to do the Disney College Program?
2. Why do you want to be a Vacation Planner (my top role)?
3. What is your previous work experience?
4. What is the hardest part of your current job?
5. Name a time you went over and beyond for a guest.
6. Would you prefer to work indoors or outdoors?
7. What pace do you work best at? Slow, moderate, or fast?
8. Do you prefer to work alone or are you a team player?
9. How do you deal with multiple guests at a time?
10. How would you feel about being a character attendant? Low, Moderate, or High Interest?
11. What are your top 3 roles?
12. What do you think are the main responsibilities of someone who works as a concierge?
13. Have you ever dealt with a VIP customer?
14. (This one pertains more to my top role) Since you are the first person that the guests meet when they enter the parks, How would you make their experience a magical one?
15. Do you have a valid drivers license? (This pertains to my 2nd rolecostuming)
16. Have you ever had to deal with living with a roommate?
17. How do you deal with with conflicts with roommates?
18. How would you feel about being a character attendant?
19. How would you feel about being a character performer?
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Old 10-13-2012, 12:48 AM   #325
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Hi everyone! I had my phone interview yesterday! I scheduled it for 10:45 but she didn't end up calling me till 11:45! Here's the questions they asked me:
1. Why do you want to do the Disney College Program?
2. Why do you want to be a Vacation Planner (my top role)?
3. What is your previous work experience?
4. What is the hardest part of your current job?
5. Name a time you went over and beyond for a guest.
6. Would you prefer to work indoors or outdoors?
7. What pace do you work best at? Slow, moderate, or fast?
8. Do you prefer to work alone or are you a team player?
9. How do you deal with multiple guests at a time?
10. How would you feel about being a character attendant? Low, Moderate, or High Interest?
11. What are your top 3 roles?
12. What do you think are the main responsibilities of someone who works as a concierge?
13. Have you ever dealt with a VIP customer?
14. (This one pertains more to my top role) Since you are the first person that the guests meet when they enter the parks, How would you make their experience a magical one?
15. Do you have a valid drivers license? (This pertains to my 2nd rolecostuming)
16. Have you ever had to deal with living with a roommate?
17. How do you deal with with conflicts with roommates?
18. How would you feel about being a character attendant?
19. How would you feel about being a character performer?
Are you sure you set it to the right timezone? When I was scheduling my interview, it set the timeslots in EST and I had to make sure to select CST to make sure the timeslots matched what the actual time was in my timezone. Given they generally call on time, it sounds like that happened here?
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Old 10-13-2012, 10:23 AM   #326
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Old 10-14-2012, 08:00 PM   #327
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Just had my telephone interview!!

Hi everybody I'm Alli a hotel major at JWU providence just had my telephone interview with Carrie she was a total sweetheart, my questions were pretty much the same as everybody elses. She said i mite not get into any of the lodging spots because i'm signed up for second session spring advantage :/ but fingers crossed now for the wait....
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Old 10-16-2012, 08:27 PM   #328
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Hi , i have an interview tomorrow. Reading though this thread has helped me a ton. I was wondering what was the average age group of the CP's ? Im 22, is that too old?
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Old 10-16-2012, 11:55 PM   #329
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Hi , i have an interview tomorrow. Reading though this thread has helped me a ton. I was wondering what was the average age group of the CP's ? Im 22, is that too old?
No, I'll turn 23 on the program next spring.
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Old 10-19-2012, 05:42 PM   #330
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Hi , i have an interview tomorrow. Reading though this thread has helped me a ton. I was wondering what was the average age group of the CP's ? Im 22, is that too old?
I will be 26 next month and I'm a Spring 2013 CP hopeful! Personally, I don't think any age would be too old. Disney always makes you feel like a kid again! =)
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