Posts Tagged ‘Disney World’
Just a few months ago, Sharon Beardsmore was working as a waitress at Denny’s while she saved for the trip of a lifetime.
Now, Sharon is living and working at Disney World in Orlando, Florida – a childhood dream come true.
We caught up with Sharon just before she left to Disney to learn about her studies at ITC, her passion for travel, and what the future has in store.News, Student success | Tagged Disney Cultural Exchange Program, Disney World, Student success | Leave a reply
Last month, ITC received the exciting news that 14 talented graduates have been accepted to participate in the Disney Cultural Exchange Program.
The graduates are heading to Disney World in August to live and work at the amazing Disney Resort, where they’ll gain valuable work experience and meet other exchange participants from around the world.
Today, the College put on a special Disney Morning Tea to celebrate.News, Student success | Tagged Disney World, Student success | Leave a reply
Charlotte Roberts-Swain knows a thing or two about turning dreams into reality. Since graduating from ITC in December 2014, she’s worked on superyachts and at Disney World – and this is just the beginning of her exciting tourism career.
She’s currently travelling in Indonesia, but she generously took some time to write to us about her experience so far. Below she shares some advice for people looking to follow in her footsteps.Student success | Tagged Disney World, Student success | Leave a reply
Exactly 8 months ago to the day, ITC graduate Taryn Brown received the good news that she was off to Disney World for the work experience trip of a lifetime.
Participating in the Disney Cultural Exchange Program has been a goal of Taryn’s since she started studying tourism at ITC. After much hard work and determination, in August she found herself on a plane to Orlando – her dream was coming true.
Now, many new friends and amazing memories later, Taryn has graduated from the program and received her ‘Disney Ears’.Student success | Tagged Disney Cultural Exchange Program, Disney World, Student success | Leave a reply
ITC Graduate Jordana Grace has been living and working at Disney World, Orlando for the past six months. As her adventure comes to an end, she reflects on the amazing experience.
If someone came up and told me a year ago when I started at ITC, that when you finish there you will have a job at Disney World, I probably would have laughed at them and been like yeah right. But that all changed when I found a job vacancy on the notice board that said they were looking for people to apply for the Disney college program so I decided that I would go for it. (more…)Posted in Student success | Tagged Disney Experience, Disney World, Students working at Disney | Leave a reply
ITC graduate Cara Adams has been living and working at Disney World for the past year. What a journey it has been! She shares some of her favourite memories as she prepares to fly back home to New Zealand.Student success | Tagged Disney World, ITC graduates, life experience, tourism jobs, Travel, Work Experience | Leave a reply