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Disney Television Animation Current Series and Development Intern, Summer/Fall 2024

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10073577 Location Glendale, California, United States Business Disney Branded Television Date posted Feb. 12, 2024

Job Summary:

About the Role & Program

Join us for an opportunity to be a part of Disney Television Animation (DTVA). DTVA is an industry leader in the creation of animated television products for preschoolers, kids, and tweens. The studio brings programming and production expertise together under the same leadership as Disney Channels Worldwide.

Disney Television Animation’s Current Series division provides creative oversight and management over all Disney Channel animated series and short form programming.

If selected for this role, you will report directly to the Coordinator of Current Series.

What You Will Do

We are looking for a self-motivated candidate who is curious, passionate about animation, embraces innovation, and has a strong desire to learn and grow. Here’s some of what you can expect:

  • Extensive reading and script coverage

  • Learning the basics of the production pipeline for 11 minute and 22 minute series

  • Shadowing executives at all relevant meetings, notes sessions, board pitches, and screenings

  • In depth training tips for note generation on scripts, storyboards, and animatics.

  • Assist in building decks and acquiring assets for presentations, online conventions, and share outs

  • Suggest and present new strategies, initiatives, and ideas

  • Develop knowledge of diverse creative talent through research and review of social media, tv and film, and publishing content

  • Attend virtual meet and greets with other overhead employees to learn about their role and responsibilities

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Knowledge of the DTVA, Disney Channels, and Disney Plus brands

  • Strong writing skills

  • Analytical reading comprehension and critical thinking

  • A great attitude and warm personality

  • Passion, a collaborative spirit, and a willingness to try new things

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Organized, self-sufficient, and quick to adapt

Eligibility Requirements & Program Information

Candidates for this opportunity MUST meet all of the below requirements:

  • 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 at time of application posting OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Internship

  • Be at least 18 years of age

  • Possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Have not completed one year of continual employment on a Disney Internship or Disney College Program

Additional Information

  • Able have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the internship

  • The approximate dates of this internship are June 2024 through January 2025

  • Fully available from Monday through Friday, 9am to 6pm PT for the duration of the internship, 40hours each week

  • Able to provide own housing for the duration internship program in the Glendale, California area

  • Able to provide/have reliable transportation to/from work


The pay rate for this internship in California is $21.70 per hour. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits. To learn more about our benefits visit: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits.

About Disney Branded Television:

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: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. 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 Walt Disney Pictures, which is part of a business we call Disney Branded Television.

Walt Disney Pictures is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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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