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WDI Project Coordination Internship - Glendale, CA, Spring 2019

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 604986BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business Walt Disney Imagineering Date posted Nov. 01, 2018

Job Summary:

“We Change Lives.” Walt Disney Imagineering is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of The Walt Disney Company. Its talented corps of Imagineers is responsible for the creation - from concept initiation through installation - of all Disney Resorts, theme parks and attractions, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, and new media projects.

What we’re looking for…
A Project Coordination Intern who will be responsible for coordinating the quality, schedule and scope of Company projects by ensuring streamlined communication, product movement and process flow from concept design through implementation and closeout. The Coordinator must consistently maintain a bottom-up, broad perspective across all disciplines in order to ensure that all aspects of the work are covered and no efforts are duplicated.


Responsibilities:

You will…
  • Work with the creative team on the day to day needs of experience design projects
  • Manage a definable scope of work with the guidance of senior team leaders
  • Develop and/or maintain scope lists, show lists, deliverable matrixes, shipping documents
  • Gather design input and distribute communication
  • Monitor meetings and other communications and provide updates as necessary in order to ensure proper integration and to resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Partner with various disciplines to create physical and digital presentations throughout a project’s life cycle
  • Coordinate mock ups and vendor liaison issues
  • Communicate with more senior level Project Coordinators, Producers, Show Managers, Project Managers, and discipline Leads relative to status updates of schedule progress, design inputs required, completion of design milestones, metrics on earned value, etc.

Basic Qualifications:

What you bring to the role…
  • Computer proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Keynote, Photoshop, Illustrator, and the Internet
  • Ability to edit video clips within a presentation if necessary
  • Understanding of creative development/process and workflow for complex projects
  • Ability to integrate collaboration within the project team
  • Appreciation for an integrated design and production experience with multiple disciplines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year related experience

Required Education

  • Currently enrolled as a Junior or higher, or graduated within the past 6 months, from an accredited college/university earning a degree in in theater, environmental design, or other entertainment or business-related fields

Additional Information:

Materials Required:

College transcripts (official or unofficial) - Please upload your transcript while completing the online application

To upload this document:
  • Log into your dashboard at www.DisneyInterns.com
  • Click the link labeled “Edit Profile Info”
  • Click on the “Attachments” Tab
  • Be sure your document is in the required title format: FirstName_LastName_Type (i.e. Mickey_Mouse_Transcript)
  • Select document type of “Other”

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 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 January 2019 through June 2019. 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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