November 07, 2013

How to apply for the Disney College Program?

How to Apply for the Disney College Program?


The following steps will tell you how to apply for the Disney College Program. I also included the Disney College Program emails that you should/will receive during the process.

This a recollection of DCP Application Process emails. Times will vary greatly depending one each participant.

Before applying, please be aware that the application is NOT open all year round.  (Read About That Here)The application opens in the spring (February) and fall (September) season only. Don't Miss Out!!

To Apply

Go to http://cp.disneycareers.com/en/default/ and click the green button that says "Apply Now". Click on Disney College Program. Read ALL information and make sure you meet the requirements.

Fill out the information in the application. Organize your roles from "High to Low" interest. Put "No Interest" if you are not willing to a do certain role like Housekeeping or Main Entrance Ops.

These are just an observation:

Most Popular Roles (most sought after) : Character Performer, Attractions, Hospitality Roles, Merchandise

Least Popular roles (the least wanted): Housekeeping, Bell Services, QSFB, Custodial

After Applying you will receive this email below:

Applied: September 12, 2013 6:20PM

Disney College Program Thank Your For Applying email

Next you MAY or MAY NOT receive a Web Based Interview (WBI).

If you don't . . . there is a possibility you will be pended later on in the application process.
Please Note: Not everyone will move on past this point and not everyone will receive a WBI.

If you do receive a WBI, this is the email to get started. Make sure your surroundings are quiet and you have  at least 45 minutes to 1 hour to spare. Take your time. Be honest but smart about your answers and you'll do fine.

Web Based Interview: September 12, 2013 6:34PM

Disney College Program Web Based Interview

Immediately after completing the WBI, you will be told if you passed or not. If you DID NOT passunfortunately this marks the end of your journey. 

If you passed, the following email will be sent next, in which you have 3 days to Schedule your time interview. Slots are open up to about a 1 and a half in advanced. For example, I applied on Sept 12th, 2013 and Scheduled an interview for Sep 22nd, 2013. You may scheduling it your time zone.

Schedule an Interview: Sept 13th, 2013 7:13 PM

Disney College Program Telephone Interview

After scheduling you interview, you will receive a confirmation. PLEASE, make sure the time zone is correct. They will call you based on Eastern time.

Interview Confirmation: September 12, 2013 7:37PM

Disney College Program Telephone Confirmation email


My interview was scheduled September 22, 2013 at 6PM Central/7PM Eastern. I had to reschedule because I put the wrong time zone. ugh! lol!!

About a week later, I had my interview (called at 5 minutes til 6 and it was 20 minutes long) and I got this email about 3 hours afterwards.

After Interviewer Confirmation: September 22, 2013 9:05PM

Disney College Program Thank You for Interviewing


This concluded applying for the Disney College program. Now, you play what is called the "waiting game". Until then, join some FB Groups, go on DisBoards, and watch Youtube videos.

CLICK HERE to see what happens after the interview.


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