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    I'm going to be heading down next wednesday for my semester in the college program internship. I am very excited, but wanted to know if anyone here is currently or has been in "transportation" role? If so, what did your superviser end up assigning you to do. Also I was wondering if their are any test of any types IE for operating machinery or drug test?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ukpat09 View Post
    I'm going to be heading down next wednesday for my semester in the college program internship. I am very excited, but wanted to know if anyone here is currently or has been in "transportation" role? If so, what did your superviser end up assigning you to do. Also I was wondering if their are any test of any types IE for operating machinery or drug test?
    That goes under "attractions." From what I remember and understand, you either do the friendships(the boats that run between Epcot, the Epcot resorts and the Studios), the parking lot, the trams and the monorails. Typically as a first-time college program-er, it is hard to pick where you work.
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    My friend is down there right now doing transportation. This is his second program. When he got there, they gave his role assignment and he will be driving the monorails. So as soon as he has his training and assessment, he will be driving them solo. Here on the forums his name in Cavaliers60, so if I'm sure if you message him, he will be more than happy to answer any questions that you may have.
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    My hopes are when I retire in about 10 to 12 years is to drive the monorail. If not a boat on the lake or in Epcot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by coasterfreak516 View Post
    That goes under "attractions." From what I remember and understand, you either do the friendships(the boats that run between Epcot, the Epcot resorts and the Studios), the parking lot, the trams and the monorails. Typically as a first-time college program-er, it is hard to pick where you work.
    Parking lots and trams go under Main Entrance. Transportation is the boats (Epcot/DHS, and MK) and the monorail.
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    For Water Patrol/Rescue DS had to be certified for open water and trained to operate each boat. This also cleared him to operate the ferries from POR and Key's. This was his secondary position as a first time CP. I believe Water Patrol may have been Recreation however, ferries I believe were transportation. He had a lot of variety during his stint.

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    Thanks for all the info! Transportation is a very selective role and it is on my top list when I apply in 2010.

    Just curious, what other roles did you check off? And what questions were you asked on the interview if you don't mind me asking?

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    Hey Joe. I didn't know you posted over here.
    Many as a kid (1986-1998)Aug 1998- Port OrleansMarch 2003- Jr Band Trip (offsite)Aug 2003- Port OrleansJan 12-Aug 5, 2005- CP (CS)Jan 1-5, 2006- AS Sports (solo)May 24, 2006-Jan 5, 2007- CP (CS)Jan 31-Feb 3, 2007- offsite (solo)March 1-3, 2007- Dad+ Me (offsite)May 16-Aug 10, 2007- CP (CS) Aug 10-12, 2007- GF/P&PMay 21- Aug 15, 2008- CP (PC)Aug 15-18, 2008- AKL!!Mar 25-29, 2009 (offsite)Aug 10, 2009-Jan 2, 2010- CP (CS)Jan 3-May 14, 2010- CP (CS)Feb 12-16, 2012: DCL DreamOct 20-27, 2012: DCL Fantasy (Eastern)Sept 8-12, 2013: DCL Dream Jan 20-24, 2014: DCL Magic Dec 3-6, 2014: DCL Wonder (for now)

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    CP #2: 5/24/06 to 1/5/07: character attendant!!
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    CP #5: 8/10/09-1/2/10: Toy Story Mania attractions
    CP #6: 1/3/10-5/14/10: Great Movie Ride attractions
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    Quote Originally Posted by joanna71985 View Post
    Hey Joe. I didn't know you posted over here.
    Hey, Joanna! I didn't recognize you when I skimmed this thread! Nice to see a familiar face! Yes, I've been a member for almost two years - I first joined when I bought both of Lou's excellent books! See ya around!

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