The Official 2013 Fall/Fall Advantage Thread!!

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  1. Wishes Count

    Wishes Count DIS Veteran

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    Okay, First, many people wait until they have graduated to do the program, and use the CP to gain some real world experience. I don't know if you are a hospitality major but concierge is considered a somewhat prestigious role on the CP. If you want to get into hospitality or get into management this is a great oppourtunity for you to get some hands on experience and learn from the leader in hospitality and tourism. Even if you want to take on another role with the company such as HR or Marketing, having the CP as a building block is really a great thing because you learn the culture of the company and learn so many valuable transferable skills.

    A CP will make you eligible for some Alumni Only Professional Internships (Which you would need to apply for around Sept/Oct) that you could do after your Fall program ends. You can also apply for management internships at that time or decide if you want to move to full or part time with the company.

    Even if you don't decide to stay with the company, it can help out your resume greatly. I got an internship with General Motors and I feel it was because I had Disney on my resume and was able to draw from that experience on my resume. The position was for Marketing and I did hospitality on my CP.

    I hope that helps :)
     
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  3. JarelSettles

    JarelSettles Earning My Ears

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    Honestly, I know a lot of my friend who have gone through this and I dont think our parents understand the competitiveness of the economy today. Whenever they graduated college, they were able to get in with a great company because not too many people had college degrees. Now, we have to fight tooth and nail to set ourselves apart to even get an entry level job. I think doing DCP will be greatly beneficial for you to just make connections within the Disney company. You never know who you may come in contact with and where the connection can lead. I hope this help!:)
     
  4. Zj92

    Zj92 Earning My Ears

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    Ciao

    My name is Zach. I'm a sophomore (maybe junior by credit hours?) at The Ohio State University. The THE is required, fyi :P I'm majoring in Political Science with a minor in Italian. I'll be checking in Aug 19th at WDW and will be in Merchandising!

    Anyone else excited to work for the ::MickeyMo ?

    I know I am!

    P.S. Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party is quite possibly my favorite event at Disney and will certainly be dancing to Feliz Navidad at the Ozborne lights in MGM/Hollywood Studios (if you don't know what I'm talking about, you are missing out and I will be more than happy to show you the moves) :dance3:
     
  5. lego606

    lego606 Mouseketeer

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    The first time I step into Disneyland (or DCA) with my costume on, I'll probably cry :rotfl2:
     
  6. surferdude

    surferdude Mouseketeer

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    Extremely excited! My check in date is so far away, and graduation coming up but it is still the only thing I can think about XD
     
  7. Wishes Count

    Wishes Count DIS Veteran

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    We could have been friends, too bad you are a Buckeye. ;) I'm a Penn State Nittany Lion
     
  8. Hollsey

    Hollsey Finding my laughing place!

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    Is it the Cupid Shuffle essentially? I caught the most adorable older woman CM doing it my last trip (not my CP but a year after that) and I had to join! So much fun and a really neat way to experience the lights!

    And I'm a Cincinnati Bearcat so I'm close-ish. Not technically supposed to be a Buckeye fan, but isn't it more of an in-state rivalry? ;)
     
  9. Wishes Count

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    Bump so others can find this.

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  10. njprincess601

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    Question.. I'm trying to select my start date and the only one left for my role is May 13, but I'm still in school then and would need to start either May 20 or 27. Is there anyone I can call and talk to or am I pretty much screwed? Thanks!
     
  11. lego606

    lego606 Mouseketeer

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    Call the Programs office. If it's because of school they're usually helpful.
     
  12. elyse493

    elyse493 Earning My Ears

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    Just got accepted to be a Lifeguard starting August 5th! So excited :)
     
  13. xxcourt

    xxcourt Earning My Ears

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    I just got accepted yesterday for QSFB. I'm super excited :cloud9:
     
  14. Maggie5683

    Maggie5683 Earning My Ears

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    I was accepted yesterday for Fall Advantage Merchandise. I had listed Fall as my first choice, so now I'm scrambling to get everything done in time for my May 27 check in! So excited!
     
  15. Lyanne and Stitch

    Lyanne and Stitch Mouseketeer

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    Congratulations! :goodvibes
     
  16. sarewil

    sarewil DCP FA 2013

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    I was just accepted this morning for Fall Advantage QSF&B. I will be arriving on Ma 27th and can't wait to meet everyone. I need to find roommates and figure out which apartments I would like to live in.
     
  17. mhuggy

    mhuggy Earning My Ears

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    I have officially accepted to be a lifeguard starting August 19th! Could not be more excited!
     
  18. Hhidden92

    Hhidden92 Earning My Ears

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    Hey guys,
    My name is Heather Hidden. I'm a junior at Colorado Mesa University with a double major in Management and Marketing. I am waiting to hear if I get in the DCP or not. But am hopeful that I will get in for Fall 2013! Keep Your Fingers Crossed For Me
    Best,
    Heather
     
  19. DisneyBill

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    Welcome to the Dis! Best of luck to you in your CP quest. Our DD is also on pins and needles waiting for a final outcome on CP acceptance.
     
  20. Xion

    Xion Earning My Ears

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    Was just accepted today into Fall 2013 Costuming! My heart's been racing all day!
     
  21. SnowWhite123

    SnowWhite123 Earning My Ears

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    Hey everyone!! I just got accepted for Fall Attractions after being pended! I am so excited to meet everyone and wish everyone luck who are still waiting!
     

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