Costuming Workroom Internship (CA) – Spring 2017

We Are…
Costuming, responsible for providing fully themed looks for our cast and characters that help bring world-famous Disney stories to life. Our teams develop, build, buy and repair costumes for locations across the Parks and Resorts segment. Our costumes appear on cast members and Characters world-wide; in all of our theme parks, resorts, on cruise ships and even in behind-the-scenes areas our guests never see.


Make an impact by…….

  • Facilitate the creation, manufacturing and maintenance of Entertainment costumes
  • Potentially be involved in draping, drafting, patterning, CAD/CAM process, costume construction, fittings, size charts and alterations
  • Interface daily with Costumers, Buyers, Designers and varying levels of management

Basic Qualifications

What you bring…
These are the minimum qualifications you need to be considered for this position:
  • Currently earning a college/university degree in Apparel, Textiles, Theater or related field
  • Planning and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Knowledge of fabrics with an understanding of their relation to design and construction techniques
  • Willingness to learn and work with many different methods of construction that are unique to Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Costuming
  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule, including evenings and weekends

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven experience in the Apparel Industry, Textiles, Theater or related field
  • Upper level Undergraduate or Graduate student in required field of study is preferred
  • Demonstrated 3D and CAD/CAM computer experience

Company Overview

The Walt Disney Company is a 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:
Resume (outlining all of your required qualifications)
Students must submit a Portfolio showcasing related skills and experience

To upload this document:

  • 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 in the required title format: FirstNameLastNameType (i.e. MickeyMouseTranscript)

Select document type

If you experience any difficulty with uploading documents, please e-mailWDPR.Professional.Interns@disney.com

Internship Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR have graduated from college within the past six months OR be currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
  • Not have already completed two consecutive (spring/fall) College or Professional Internship Programs
  • 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)

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: This internship is located in Anaheim, CA. Participants on this internshipmust provide their own housing.

Recommendation – Print This Role Description: Strong candidates may be invited to complete a phone interview. We strongly encourage applicants to print a copy of this role description so they can refer to it in the event they are selected for a phone interview. Note that this role description will not be accessible once the posting is closed.

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.