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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.

Market Research & New Initiatives Intern, Orlando, Summer/Fall 2018

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 520834BR Location Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States; Orlando, Florida, United States Business Disney Parks & Resorts Brand Disney Parks & Resorts Date posted 01/31/2018

Market Research & New Initiatives Internship
Hotels and Resorts Line of Business Professional Internship – Summer/Fall 2018 – Orlando, FL

The Hotels & Resorts Experience Planning and Integration team provides expertise and consultative support to global partners to enhance the Guest experience across Walt Disney Parks & Resorts. The Hotels & Resorts team supports the development of mid- to long-term strategies focused on the future hotel experience by leveraging Guest and operational insights, subject matter expertise and external research.


Make an Impact by…
  • Conducting internal and competitive product research by synthesizing large amounts of qualitative and quantitative data in order to develop a high-level point of view on product strengths and opportunities
  • Continued research database development and maintenance
  • Gathering information and compiling content for long-term planning efforts for the global hotel portfolio
  • Creating a bi-monthly industry insights publication shared with partners across the organization
  • Partnering with departments throughout the Walt Disney Company to create uniquely Disney experiences

Basic Qualifications

You Bring…
  • Initiative and resourcefulness
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
  • A highly organized nature and an intense attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Strategic problem solving & analytical skills, with the ability to act tactically
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, advanced ability in PowerPoint and Excel
  • The ability to manage multiple competing priorities in a rapidly changing business environment
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

Required Education

Required Education…
  • Senior or higher working towards (or recently graduated with) a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Business, Industrial Engineering, Communication, Recreation or other related field

Company Overview

The Walt Disney Company is the global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world.

Additional Information

  • 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 must have graduated from a college/university within the past six (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
  • 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: Interns must be fully available from June 2018 through January 2019.
  • Required Materials: Resume and transcripts must be uploaded at time of online application.
  • Housing: A limited number of housing is available for Florida based participants. Interns are able to sign up for housing once they have accepted an internship offer.
  • Transportation: Interns must have reliable transportation to get to and from work for the duration of their internship program.
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