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WDI Landscape Architecture Internship, Glendale - Fall 2022

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 913401BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business Walt Disney Imagineering Date posted Jan. 05, 2022

Job Summary:

We are looking for…
A Landscape Architecture Intern who will work within the department responsible for landscape architecture including hardscape, grading, planting, irrigation, water and other specialty features; special studies; and the integration of architecture, civil engineering, structural elements, lighting, graphics and utilities for the facility/attraction, land, or theme park project.


You will…
  • Provide support to various area development projects by assisting in project design development and technical documentation
  • Prepare area development base information documentation (e.g. existing condition descriptions)
  • 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 base sheets, construction details, landscape grading, hardscape plans/sections/elevations, planting design drafting, 3D visualization and general project coordination
  • Supports the landscape construction cost estimating process through collection of data for review
  • Provide design and analysis in support of the production of design/construction/contract documents under supervision

Basic Qualifications:

What you bring to the role…
  • Working knowledge in the use of plant and hardscape materials and products for thematic applications
  • Demonstrated thoughtful design, artistic skills and professional judgment in solving complex Area Development problems
  • Demonstrated proficiency in CADD and digital illustration tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and SketchUp
  • Working knowledge/skills in 3D software tools
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Familiarity with landscape architecture design and construction techniques
  • Familiarity with related areas, including architecture, land planning, civil engineering, site lighting, graphic design, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous work experience or professional internship related to Landscape Industry is desirable

Required Education

  • Currently enrolled as a Junior or higher, or graduated within 6 months of the start date of this internship, in an accredited college/university, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Landscape Architecture or a Bachelor’s of Landscape Architecture degree, or similar

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 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 housing and 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 2022 through early January 2023. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

About Walt Disney Imagineering:

Founded in 1952 as WED Enterprises to design and build the world’s first theme park — Disneyland — Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) is where imagination and creativity combine with cutting-edge technology to create unforgettable experiences. WDI is the creative force that imagines, designs and builds all Disney theme parks, resorts, attractions and cruise ships worldwide. Imagineering’s unique strength comes from its diverse global team of creative and technical professionals, who build on Disney’s legacy of storytelling to pioneer new forms of entertainment. The Imagineers who practice this unique blend of art and science work in more than 100 disciplines to shepherd an idea all the way from “blue sky” concept phase to opening day.

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 Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Imagineering.

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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