Meet up B4 check in for Spring 13 for College Program

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  1. MsBear02

    MsBear02 Earning My Ears

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    Hello Fellow Dis People..

    My name is Jen and I got accepted into the CP for 2o13 spring advantage.

    My role will be housekeeping and I already read the threads, but was wondering if there was anyone that wanted to talk on here about getting into 2013 and has the same arrival date as me, I'm set to be there on feb. 11, 2013.

    Also if anyone has any pointers for the CP program or just tips to being hiring on after CP program.

    Im really excited and wanted to meet anyone that is gonna get there at the same check in time.

    Contact me here!!

    Wish me luck!!
     
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  3. Musings

    Musings Mouseketeer

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    You can extend on after your original CP and then become a seasonal CM iirc. But not everyone's extension request is granted. The best way I would presume is like every job - be on time, connect with your managers, don't call out sick, do your best at your assigned job and so forth.
     
  4. captainjanesparrow

    captainjanesparrow Earning My Ears

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    I arrive on Feb 4th for check in. I accepted a concierge position.
     
  5. MsBear02

    MsBear02 Earning My Ears

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    That's awesome!! How was your 1st day?
     
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    Good luck! Make sure to have your passport, or driver's license/permit/state ID with your social security card. Also make sure to have a voided check or a letter from your bank. If you don't have it, they'll give you a payroll card if your online forms haven't been completed.
     

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