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DPLE Technical Direction Internship - Glendale, CA Fall 2020

Glendale, CA - US

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Job ID 740490BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Jan. 17, 2020

Job Summary:

Disney Parks Live Entertainment Technical Direction Internship - Glendale, CA Fall 2020

We Are…
Disney Parks Live Entertainment (DPLE) is a team of entertainment professionals that imagines, creates, designs, produces, casts, costumes and operates the live entertainment offerings in our Disney parks and resorts worldwide and on board our Disney cruise ships. We work in a dynamic, creative, innovative and collaborative environment and together, we bring Disney magic to life.

Responsibilities:

Make an impact by…
  • Supporting the Technical Director in the technical production process, including producing and organizing documentation, technical intent, and drawing packages
  • Partnering with cross-functional teams including designers, safety teams, and facility teams
  • Contributing to technical documentation packages including scope of work, deliverables matrix, etc.
  • Assisting with design and technical research
  • Tracking technical documentation including design intent drawings, equipment lists, facility design documentation, vendor submittals, etc.

What you bring to this role…
  • Excellent oral/written communication and interpersonal skills
  • A working knowledge of the live entertainment industry
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under strict deadlines
  • Strong leadership and partnering skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and confidential information
  • Organize documentation, and clearly communicate concepts with drawings and markups
  • Thorough and detail-oriented

Basic Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, AutoCAD and Adobe (Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fabrication skills
  • Familiarity or working knowledge of additional drafting or modeling programs such as Revit, SketchUp, SolidWorks, etc.
  • Current valid U.S. driver’s license

Required Education

  • Junior or Senior pursuing a degree, graduate student, or recent graduate of a Bachelor’s or Master’s Program

Preferred Education

  • Earning or completing MFA in a technical design-related field: Technical Direction/Production, Engineering, Architecture and Design, Construction Management
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

Additional Information:

Required Materials:
  • Resume
    • outlining all of your required qualifications
  • Portfolio
    • Submitted via URL link on resume; no PDF uploads or other submission formats accepted
    • Showcasing your Technical Documentation
    • Highlighting your favorite/best 3-5 pieces
To upload your resume:
  • Log into your dashboard
  • Click the second tab "Applications"
  • Select "Submitted Applications"
  • Click on the title of the position for which you would like to attach the resume
  • Click the "Add Files" button
  • Under what do you want to add, select Resume
  • Be sure your document is titled in this format: FirstName_LastName_Resume
Internship Eligibility:
  • At the time of application, must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR have graduated from college within the past six months OR be currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
  • Not have already completed two consecutive (spring/fall) College or Professional Internship Programs
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must provide full work availability
  • Must have reliable transportation to get to and 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 Dates: The approximate dates of this internship are June 2020 through December 2020. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

Housing: This internship is located in Glendale, CA. Interns must provide their own housing for duration of internship.



About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

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 Parks, Experiences and Products, which is part of a business segment we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., 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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