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Real Estate Space Planning & Occupancy Management Intern-Sum/Fall '20

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 736536BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Jan. 13, 2020

Job Summary:

Be a part of an innovative team and culture…
Space & Occupancy Management is part of the Global Portfolio Management & Transactions, Corporate Real Estate team, which is responsible for managing TWDC’s worldwide real estate portfolio and providing real estate support enterprise wide. The goal of TWDC’s Global Portfolio Management & Transactions group is to provide and implement strategic and economic real estate solutions for our many lines of business, as well as align with TWDC’s overall corporate policies and procedures.


A Day in the Life…

The Intern, Space & Occupancy Management, Corporate Real Estate, will primarily assist the Space & Occupancy Management team in Burbank, CA with various phases of space tracking, analysis and planning. The Intern will utilize Tririga and AutoCAD to accurately allocate occupancy costs against square footage utilized by business unit occupants and ensure that all TWDC pooled location data is continuously updated to depict actual occupancy. This team relies heavily on industry standard technology systems and continuously innovates its processes and systems (Tririga) to improve productivity and accuracy. Therefore, the candidate will become well versed in the business processes required to support Space and Occupancy Management, as well as data standards and reporting best practices. The culture of the Global Portfolio Management & Transactions team is one of continuous improvement and cross-functional development. Therefore, special projects and other additional opportunities for growth will also be part of the overall role, including data analysis, reporting and assembling presentations for senior management. The Intern will also interface and collaborate closely with in-house partners including Design & Delivery, Operations, Finance, Treasury, and Lease Administration.

As the Space & Occupancy Management Intern you will have the opportunity to interface with business units and provide support including:
  • Ensuring accuracy and integrity of managed data
  • Identifying opportunities to improve data collection, maintenance and analysis
  • Responding to any space-related inquiries from TWDC stakeholders in an accurate and timely manner
  • Following up on critical date information/timelines
  • Conducting floor audits, assigning room numbering, occupancy tracking, creating and maintaining files in AutoCAD Integrator, and interacting with Tririga
  • Collaborating with Account Management, Lease Administration, Operations, Design & Delivery, Controllership and Portfolio Management to ensure constant information exchange
  • Assisting with space planning and drawing file management

Basic Qualifications:

What we are looking for…
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills with the ability to analyze multi-faceted issues in relation to market, business and long-term space planning
  • Exceptional follow-up and prioritization skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to handle confidential information when interacting with internal and external partners while supporting the development and implementation of real estate strategies
  • Demonstrated high degree of professionalism and self-motivation
  • Team player exemplifying a positive attitude with the ability to take accurate direction from team members
  • Ability to outline business unit requirements in the context of corporate standards and governance
  • Relevant experience including design, strategy development, architecture, asset management and/or client services within a corporate real estate environment.
  • Experience using AutoCAD Integrator and Tririga’s Space Module
  • Strong proficiency with the use of MS Office suite including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Previous experience in a professional environment; ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment managing multiple priorities, identifying solutions, problem solving and critical thinking
  • Consultative skills, including the ability to build relationships with clients, partners and peers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in use of CAD/CAFM and space planning and management
  • Experience with industry standard databases used in a corporate real estate or facilities setting, particularly Tririga and Excel

Required Education

  • At the time of application, 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
  • Currently pursuing a degree in Design, Architecture, Business, Engineering or a closely related field

Additional Information:

  • The approximate dates of this internship are June 2020 through January 2021
  • Candidate must be available to work full time hours (approximately 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship
  • At the time of application, 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
  • Housing: Interns must provide their own housing for the duration of their internship program.
  • Transportation: Interns must have reliable transportation to get to and from work for the duration of their internship program.
Required Materials: PDF version of resume must be uploaded at time of application

About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Worldwide Services, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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