Marine Conservation Education Internship – Spring 2017
The Seas with Nemo and Friends

Job Overview:
“We make magic.” That’s our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you’ll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

This Disney Professional Internship does not include any direct animal contact as part of the regular duties.
All daily animal husbandry and care is provided by our Animal Keeper Staff.


You will make an impact by supporting family and youth conservation education programing, while also delivering content onstage at The Seas with Nemo & Friends.

  • Inspire change and daily conservation action through informal education and interpretation
  • Impact strong Guest satisfaction by supporting daily premium tour operation logistics
  • Create Magical Moments for Guests, deliver formal presentations, and initiate one-on-one interactions
  • Lead the facilitation of conservation-based programs comprised of groups of students from around the country and world, grades 3-12
  • Conceptualize logistics and teach new programs which may be in development

Basic Qualifications

You will need to bring…

  • An ability to excel in an extremely flexible, fast paced environment focusing on high Guest satisfaction.
  • Experience working with the public in a formal or informal learning setting (i.e classroom, zoo, aquarium, museum, or science center)
  • Strong public speaking experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Course work including Education, Zoology, Marine Science, Environmental or Life Sciences, Recreation, or related major
  • Bilingual abilities
  • SCUBA certification

Required Education

  • Junior, Senior or recent college graduate
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0

Company Overview

The Walt Disney Company is the global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world.

Additional Information

Required Materials:

• Résumé (outlining all of your required qualifications)
• College transcripts (official or unofficial)
To upload these documents:

• Log into your dashboard at www.DisneyInterns.com
• Click the link labeled “edit profile info”
• Click on the “Attachments” Tab
• Be sure your document is titled in this format: FirstName_LastName_Type (i.e. Mickey_Mouse_Transcripts or Mickey_Mouse_CoverLetter)
• Select document type of “Other”
If you experience any difficulty with uploading documents, please e-mailwdpr.professional.interns@disney.com.

Internship Eligibility:

• Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.
• Must possess unrestricted work authorization
• Must provide full work availability
• Must provide own transportation to/from work
• Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)

Please Note: If you have any additional questions regarding this internship, please email wdw.animal.program.interns@disney.com. For questions regarding the application process, please contact wdpr.professional.interns@disney.com.

Program Length: The approximate dates of this internship are January 2017 through June 2017. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

Housing: A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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About The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company is the global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world.