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Imagine working side-by-side with industry leaders in your field of study. Imagine building upon the skills you've learned in the classroom within a family of legendary brands passionate about creating world-class experiences on a global scale. Now, imagine yourself in a paid Disney Professional Internship.

ALUMNI ONLY: Traditions Internship, FA 2018

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 522637BR Location Bay Lake, Florida, United States; Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States; Orlando, Florida, United States Business Disney Parks & Resorts Brand Walt Disney World Resort Date posted 02/05/2018

Disney Professional Internships


The Disney Traditions Program is steeped in the history of The Walt Disney Company and is critical in the success of achieving our common goal: "We Create Happiness". Disney Traditions introduces new Cast Members, Crew Members, and Imagineers to the culture and heritage of our company, and is the beginning of their Disney career. Cast, Crew, and Imagineers will learn the impact they have on creating happiness, and how The Four Keys guide us in deciding what actions and behaviors are best while performing our roles. Each participant is encouraged to develop a sense of pride and ownership in their work and to recognize their responsibility to create magical Disney memories for our Guests every day.






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.




Responsibilities

Be a part of a transformative team and culture…
In this role, you will proactively greet and welcome new Cast Members on their first day with the Walt Disney Company through the Disney University. You’ll model onstage behaviors, and demonstrate flexibility to respond to the needs of the team at a moment’s notice. You must be comfortable working in a dynamic, ever-changing work environment, managing class enrollment and coordinating of Traditions classes. You will be tasked with making decisions and taking actions quickly with minimal direction. You will also be responsible for stocking and cleaning materials and tools. This role requires bending, standing and walking on a regular basi,s both inside and outside. Be aware that this is not a facilitation role.

Basic Qualifications

What You Bring to the Role…

  • Demonstrates professionalism and strong Guest service skills
  • Demonstrates exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Demonstrates ability to interact effectively with Cast Members at all levels, often in situations requiring a sense of urgency and confidentiality
  • Willing to provide and receive feedback in a positive manner
  • Demonstrates proficiencies in Microsoft Office and willingness to learn new software applications
  • Demonstrates strong time management and organizational skills with a focus on details
  • Demonstrates ability to work independently and take initiative while working as part of a team
  • Demonstrates strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willing to be flexible with work schedule, including weekends, evenings and holidays
  • Ability to repeatedly lift up to 25 pounds
  • Operating a Company vehicle is required for this role. Candidate must be willing and able to operate a Company vehicle under all weather conditions including nighttime driving



Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven knowledge and understanding of Walt Disney World Resort property, policies and procedures
  • Fluency with SAP and Learning Management Systems
  • Bilingual in Spanish and/or Haitian Creole
  • Previous Disney operational Eexperience
  • Project management experience
  • Proven experience in a training environment
  • Comforte with public speaking to large groups

Required Education

  • Currently earning a college/university degree as a junior or senior (up to 6 months after graduation) in Communication, Business, Hospitality or related majors.

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 (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 June 2018 through January 2019. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

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.


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.



This position is a legal entity of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, an equal opportunity employer.
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