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Disney representatives visit campus Oct. 29
Posted: 10/24/2001
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Walt Disney World college program representatives will be at The University of Texas-Pan American to recruit students to work during its "100 Years of Magic Celebration."

Representatives will make presentations on how students can qualify for the program Monday, Oct. 29 at 5:30 p.m. at the UTPA Engineering Auditorium, Room 1.300. The program is open to students in all majors who have completed at least one semester, and attendance is mandatory to interview.

The Walt Disney World College Program provides students with an insider's look and real-world experience with the leader in the hospitality and entertainment industry. Launched in 1981 with 200 students from 20 colleges and universities, the program now welcomes more than 2,500 students from 350 schools each semester.

Participating students will have the opportunity to earn credit by enrolling in one of seven courses and intern in a variety of jobs such as attractions, merchandise, culinary, food and beverage, hospitality, lifeguarding, merchandise, recreation, and transportation.

Students also will receive free admission in to all four Disney theme parks during their internship and live with other students in fully furnished apartments near the parks. Rent payments are deducted from a participant's weekly paycheck.

To speak with a Disney representative, contact Lisette Aveitua at 956/493-6101 or Valentin Guerra at 501-6569. For more information or special accommodations, contact Career Placement Services at 381-2243 or e-mail to careerservices@panam.edu

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