Former WDWCP Intern

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  1. Jungle Skipper

    Jungle Skipper <font color=purple>I know the secret of the backsi

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    Hi everyone!

    I'm Jungle Josh, a former WDW College Program Intern and I LOVE to share my stories and answer questions about my time as on the WDWCP. Feel free to ask questions or PM me.

    Jungle Josh! :wizard:
     
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  3. teh fish

    teh fish DIS Veteran

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    If there is anything more I want my WDWCP experience to be, it would still have to be that i get to be a jungle cruise skipper. How would I got about it?
     
  4. Evil Princess

    Evil Princess <font color=green>I'm going through coaster withdr

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    I hope to do the program spring of next year.

    I've sat through two seminars on my campus because I'm a nerd :)
     
  5. JCTigger

    JCTigger All it takes is faith and trust and a little bit o

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    hey Josh when was your program? I'm from Spring Advantage 01 on BTMRR..
     
  6. teh fish

    teh fish DIS Veteran

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    ^^Now the question is, did you answer the trivia questions correctly during the presentations?
     
  7. JMD

    JMD DIS Veteran

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    Hey Josh, when were you there? I did the CP in the Summer of '98. Thats back when they had the program for just the summer.
     
  8. Evil Princess

    Evil Princess <font color=green>I'm going through coaster withdr

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    Yes, with my Mickey head pen in hand.
     
  9. DisneyCP2002

    DisneyCP2002 <font color=deeppink>I always am excited when 7 pm

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    Another former CP here :) Spring Advantage 02. I worked at
    Cosmic Ray's.
     
  10. Jungle Skipper

    Jungle Skipper <font color=purple>I know the secret of the backsi

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    I was Spring of 2001....Main Street USA, Emporium/Disney Clothiers/Main Street Athletic Club....stayed through the summer working Fastpass and the Jungle Cruise.

    I worked BTMRR all the time when I was a FastPass CM....maybe we've met!

    I don't know of any way to for sure make it happen, just let the recruiter know it would be your dream job! I was on Main Street on my CP..moved to Jungle afterwards!

    I sure did!

    Join the club, I went to two seminars...I drove 3 hours to go to an interview because I couldn't make the one at my campus! I'm CRAZY about WDW! I miss it.

    Jungle Josh
     
  11. daughter_of_amid_chaos

    daughter_of_amid_chaos <font color=green>very very very careful about wha

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    So yeah I just found out one of my sorority sisters has been working at Jungle Cruise seasonally since Spring of 2003!!
     
  12. FunkyRooster

    FunkyRooster <font color=blue>Lifes beachy<br><font color=deepp

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    I worked in the Emporium too!! I did Spring 2003. Such interesting and good memories of that store...
     
  13. smilingmouse

    smilingmouse <font color=CC00FF>Eeyore's Girl ~ <font color=gre

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    I worked in Merch at the GF during Spring Advantage 02, and I was an advanced inntern in the CDS office at MGM in Spring of 03.

    The 1st time wasn't the greatest, but the 2nd time was a blast :)
     
  14. Jungle Skipper

    Jungle Skipper <font color=purple>I know the secret of the backsi

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    I miss the Emporium....I loved that place....I miss Center Street though...I hate that they took that away

    Jungle Josh
     
  15. exwdwcm

    exwdwcm wishes she was Wendy Moira Angela Darling

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    i guess i am an oldie.....

    fall 96.....hollywood and vine cafeteria (it wasn't a character meal back then)

    a current coworker now (at my real job!) was also on the program, but even older.....back in 1986 or so (probably when some of you were born!), but he was a jungle cruise skipper back then....
     
  16. disneyana_5

    disneyana_5 Earning My Ears

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    Hey guys!
    I am so very interested in doing the internship program, but the only thing that is holding me back is the 6 months I would take away from school. Are there any loop-holes or other shorter options? The reason why I want to do the internship is because my dream career would be some sort of special event manager for Disney! Could there possibly be any other options available? Also, is it ideal to do the internship at Disney if you want to have any sort of chance to have a career there?

    Thank you! :)
     
  17. WDWAurora

    WDWAurora <font color=teal>I may not be Peter's Tink, but I'

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    hehe DISers ruled that presentation...teh fish got one, I got one, and my fiance got the other (while he's not a DISer, he's marrying into it ;) )

    We got antenna balls, graduation ones...One is on my car right now! (Yes it's 7 months since I graduated, SHHH!! don't tell)
     
  18. dlrhine

    dlrhine <font color=teal>DIS Veteran who was away for a wh

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    If you look at my signature I did the college program summer of 1995 as a deep water lifegaurd at Blizzard Beach. I have to tell you even at the age of 31 now....that is still the best summer of my life. So enjoy it. I was living at good old Vista Way 2305. Wow what memories. Later
     
  19. Philadisney

    Philadisney <font color=blue>In the Name of Epcot<br><font col

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    I was there as a CP Fall 2002, working in Epcot as a Rescue Ranger. My college runs on quarters so Disney allowed me to arrive in September and leave at the beginning of January - that's just four months. You should definately be able to get a shorter stay.
     
  20. disneyana_5

    disneyana_5 Earning My Ears

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    Philadisney,
    Thank you for that information! The reason why I am so keen on having a shorter internship is because as of right now my class schedule will allow me to have my last semester free to do an internship. Meaning i have from January until graduation in May to complete it. Although my college doesn't have quarters, I have basically the same amount of time free that you did. Do you think Disney would possibly take that into consideration? Who did you or who would I need to contact about arrangements like these or just in general? Sorry for so many questions! :)

    Thanks again!
     
  21. MyGoofy26

    MyGoofy26 DIS Veteran

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    I would call or email recruiting and ask - you may be able to do the full 6 months (if you wanted) I'm sure that paperwork could be completed based on the date that your school needed it. I did the fall 2000 program and I remember one of the CPs in my area needed all of her stuff done a month earlier than the end of the program and it was no problem. And I'm sure that you could request the time off to go back home and attend your graduation.
     

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