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UPDATED: 12.7.2017

Internship at Walt Disney Imagineering
Disney Internships in California
Walt Disney Imagineering is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of The Walt Disney Company and its affiliates. Representing more than 140 different disciplines, its talented corps of Imagineers is responsible for the creation of Disney resorts, theme parks and attractions, hotels, water parks, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, cruise ships and new media technology projects. Located in Glendale, CA.
Walt Disney Imagineering is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of The Walt Disney Company and its affiliates. Representing more than 140 different disciplines, its talented corps of Imagineers is responsible for the creation of Disney resorts, theme parks and attractions, hotels, water parks, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, cruise ships and new media technology projects. Located in Glendale, CA.
To be eligible you must:

  • Be eligible to work in the United States.
  • Be available to work full time this summer.
  • Be a current undergraduate junior or above, a current graduate student, or have graduated from undergraduate or graduate school within six months of applying. Current high school students, undergraduate college freshmen and undergraduate college sophomores are not eligible to apply.

WDI Interior Design Internship – Glendale, CA – Summer 2018

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Job ID 490425BR

Location Glendale, California, United States

Business Disney Parks & Resorts

Brand Walt Disney Imagineering

Date posted 12/04/2017

“We Change Lives.” Walt Disney Imagineering is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of The Walt Disney Company. Its talented corps of Imagineers is responsible for the creation – from concept initiation through installation – of all Disney Resorts, theme parks and attractions, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, and new media projects.

Your role…

We are looking for an Interior Design Studio Intern who will work with the department responsible for the design of interior spaces for our Resorts Worldwide. This includes theme park restaurants, retail, theaters and attractions, hotels, and cruise ships. The scope of work encompasses conceptual design through contract documentation, including specifications of all materials and furnishings.

Responsibilities

You will…

  • Provide support to various projects by assisting in project design development and technical documentation
  • Provide design documentation in the form of graphic illustration, imagery boards, color renderings, and research and documentation on assigned projects
  • Perform various basic technical tasks and documentation, including color & material design and documentation, basic REVIT support, and FF&E design and specifications
  • Provide design and analysis in support of the production of design/construction/contract documents under close supervision

Basic Qualifications

What you bring to the role…

  • Working knowledge and classroom experience in the practice of interior design
  • Demonstrated thoughtful design, artistic skills and professional judgment in problem solving
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Revit and digital illustration tools such as Creative Suite, Illustrator, InDesign and Rhino
  • A portfolio review is required for this position. For full consideration, please include a link to your portfolio on your résumé. Applicants without a portfolio link on their résumé, will not be considered a completed application packet and may not be fully considered for the position.

Required Education

  • Currently enrolled as a Junior, Senior, or graduated within the past 6 months, from an accredited college/university, earning a degree from an Interior Design Program

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

Materials Required: 

College transcripts (official or unofficial) – Please upload your transcript while completing the online application

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: FirstName_LastName_Type (i.e. Mickey_Mouse_Transcript)
  • Select document type of “Other”

A portfolio review is required for this position. For full consideration, please include a link to your portfolio on your résumé. Applicants without a portfolio link on their résumé, will not be considered a completed application packet and may not be fully considered for the position.

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 the past 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)

Program Length:

The approximate dates of this internship are May or June 2018 through August/September 2018. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

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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.

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