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DPLE Production Assistant Internship, FL Fall 2020

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 740530BR Location Kissimmee, Florida, United States Business Walt Disney World Resort Date posted Feb. 15, 2020

Job Summary:

Disney Parks Live Entertainment Production Assistant Internship, FL Fall 2020

Disney Parks Live Entertainment (DPLE) is a dynamic entertainment environment, where we bring the magic to life for millions of Guests worldwide. As an integral part of this organization, the Show Development & Production teams at Walt Disney World Resort are responsible for designing and implementing the creative and technical elements of all live show Entertainment offerings in our domestic parks as well as special event sites globally.


Make an impact by…

  • Providing administrative support throughout the production life cycle of assigned projects, scheduling production team meetings, recording and distributing accurate, concise notes
  • Serving as the point of contact in requesting/scheduling internal and external talent for rehearsals, fittings, and performances as directed by the Production Manager
  • Gathering presentation materials, set-up and strike all meeting needs and technology
  • Assisting in procuring items necessary for the production, following all appropriate policies and guidelines
  • Maintaining production schedules and communication
  • Preparing and providing consistent, timely event updates as these relate to technicians, vendors and talent
  • Completing any and all show or event production-related tasks as requested by those teams

Basic Qualifications:

  • Proven ability to create and follow agendas, facilitate meetings, address action items, take direction, meet deadlines and complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and deliver quality, timely work, within tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Outlook and Keynote presentation software
  • Proven ability in the use of collaboration tools and file sharing programs with the willingness to learn new applications
  • Demonstrated skills in coordinating meeting technology, such as conference calls, video-teleconferencing, and other virtual meeting connectivity
  • Demonstrated problem solving and ability to identify areas for continuous process improvement
  • Trusted and respected team member that guides with integrity with the Ability to handle/manage confidential information with discretion
  • Self-starter who takes initiative to assess needs proactively and provide resourceful solutions
  • Proven ability to provide excellent service to Cast, Guests, Clients, and Partners
  • Available and willing to work weekends, holidays, and third shift, as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior participation in the Disney College Program

Required Education

  • Current senior or recent graduate, earning a college/university degree in Stage Management, Event Management, or related field

Preferred Education

  • Earning or completing MBA in an entertainment-related field
  • Minimum 3.0 Overall G.P.A.

Additional Information:

Required Materials:

  • Resume - outlining all of your required qualifications
  • Cover letter - detailing your qualifications and interest
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 January 2021. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

​A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

About Walt Disney World Resort:

Since opening in 1971, Walt Disney World Resort has played an important role in many childhood and family memories. Today, hundreds of millions of guests from around the globe visit this magical place to enjoy a Disney vacation. Through a combination of creativity, innovation and technology, the resort immerses guests in classic Disney tales and new kinds of family entertainment. Drawing from a rich heritage of storytelling, Walt Disney World Resort cast members bring Disney magic to life through unmatched attention to detail and superior guest service.

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 World Resort.

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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