Disney Professional Internship – College and International Housing – Events Operations Internship – Alumni Only – Spring 2017

“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!

We are…
College and International Housing – Events Operations enhances the living experience for Disney Internships & Program Participants by creating an sense of home and community as well as memories that last a life time.

This opportunity is exclusively for those students who have successfully completed the Disney College Program and would like to take part in a professional role at the Walt Disney World® Resort.


Be a part of a transformative team and culture…
In this role, you will be responsible for, but not limited to: planning, budgeting, executing and setting-up\\breaking down all Housing events. You’ll also participate in various trips offered to College, International and Professional Internship Program Participants. You will be creating a welcoming environment during the Day One Arrivals for our Domestic and International Participants by assisting with our Housing On-Boarding process. As our Intern you will be accountable for inventory and upkeep of props, decoration, dry stock and storage units. Along with their various daily tasks this team member will also support our various Housing Operations Partners as well as develop and maintain a positive working relationship with Cast Members, clients, internal partners and other operational areas.

Basic Qualifications

What You Bring to the Role…

  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Strong communication and listening skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 45 pounds
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to focus on delivering exceptional Guest Service
  • Must hold a valid U.S. driver’s license and comfort in operating a 15 passenger company vehicle and box truck. Operating a company vehicle is required for this role. Candidate must be willing and able to operate a company vehicle under inclement weather, including minimal lighting

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in planning activities and events
  • Budget management skills
  • Previous experience as a Resident Assistant or Campus Activities Board Member

Required Education

  • Currently earning a college/university degree as a junior or senior (and up to 6 months after graduation) for a major in Sales and Marketing, Hospitality, Public Relations or related major
  • Be a former or current Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship Participant

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

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 (forWalt 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.

Application Deadline: The deadline to apply for this internship is September 22, 2016.

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 on September 22, 2016.

Additional Information:
The positions offered through this posting are all located at the Walt Disney World® Resort located near Orlando, FL A limited amount of company-sponsored housing may be available on a first-come, first-served basis

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.