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Imagine working side-by-side with industry leaders in your field of study. Imagine building upon the skills you've learned in the classroom within a family of legendary brands passionate about creating world-class experiences on a global scale. Now, imagine yourself in a paid Disney Professional Internship.

Corporate Social Responsibility Intern, Summer/Fall 2023

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10039592 Location Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Business Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Jan. 25, 2023

Job Summary:

“We make magic.” That’s our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you’ll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

We Are…
The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) team resides within the Public Affairs division of Walt Disney World Resort. We collaborate with internal partners and lines of business across the entire company to help address the most critical areas of need within our local communities. We create magic inside of our parks by granting wishes to critically ill children and their families. We also extend the magic of Disney into our communities through volunteering and making significant financial and non-financial investments and support the missions of organizations that make a difference every day in the lives of those around us.

You’ll gain experience working across multiple areas to help create synergy and build dimension to our initiatives, which ultimately leads to lasting positive impacts in our communities. You will also assist with project management, issue management, project/program strategy and implementation, special events, and executing relevant tactics as assigned.

Make an impact by…

  • Assist with the identification and tracking of local, regional, and national issues relevant to Walt Disney World through research and analysis
  • Work with community nonprofits to better understand their needs, challenges and barriers
  • Provide support for internal processes to help bridge the gaps of community needs through in-kind donations, uniquely Disney support and grants
  • Work with internal and external partners to plan, support and execute special events, Disney VoluntEARS events, and Cast campaigns and drives
  • Telling the Disney CSR story in a creative and relative way to help boost a positive reputation and share awareness to the impact we make and efforts we support
  • Additional project work as assigned by External Affairs leadership

Basic Qualifications:

  • What you bring to the role…
  • A passion for making magic, helping to serve communities, and making a difference for communities, children and families
  • A self-motivated, creative thinker with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and execute with excellence
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Critical thinking or analytical problem-solving skills
  • Ability to function in an ambiguous work environment
  • Ability to work well with diverse groups, synthesizing various points of view that lead to consensus and influence decision-making
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and/or Mac Operating System environment
  • Experience with social media – writing, research

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience volunteering with or supporting nonprofit causes
  • Previous writing experience in a professional setting
  • Understanding of current and emerging issues with the potential to impact Walt Disney World
  • Strong creative skills with demonstrated ability in Adobe Creative Cloud to design and develop collateral presentations
  • A writing sample is highly encouraged for this position. Please attach a sample to your cover letter or include a link in your resume.

Required Education:

  • 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 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Internship.
  • You’ll be an undergraduate or a recent graduate (within 6 months of your graduation date) pursuing a degree in Nonprofit Management, Journalism, Communication, Marketing, Public Relations, Public Affairs, Public Administration, Political Science or a related or other related fields

Additional Information:

  • 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 be compliant with The Disney Look appearance guidelines
  • This internship is a hybrid position - Must be able to provide a working, reliable internet connection as well as a quiet, dedicated workspace
  • Program length - The approximate dates of this internship are June 2023 - January 2024
  • Work details - Must be able to work FULL TIME hours (approximately 40 per week) for the duration of the internship
  • Must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session
  • Housing - We provide limited housing opportunities for Florida Based Interns through American Campus Communities, for more information click here
  • Transportation - Must have reliable transportation to/from work

Recommendation – Print This Role Description: Strong candidates may be invited to complete a phone interview. We strongly encourage applicants to print a copy of this role description so they can refer to it in the event they are selected for a phone interview. Note that this role description will not be accessible once the posting is closed.

About Disney Parks, Experiences and Products:

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