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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.

Strategic Sourcing Intern, Fall 2023

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10038532 Location Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Business Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Jan. 17, 2023

Job Summary:

Job Description :

"We create happiness." 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!

As a Strategic Sourcing intern, you will have the unique opportunity to  assist with a variety of projects within our Strategic Sourcing department.

You will...

  • Perform proposal analysis to identify opportunities for cost reduction and value creation (improved quality, cost, service and compliance)

  • Perform liaison work between Strategic Sourcing and key clients, ensuring efficient supply chain methods

  • Provide support for sourcing projects, including data analysis and supplier interface

  • Facilitate supplier presentations

  • Review supply chains for compliance with company policies and work with clients to mitigate risk

  • Develop and execute eRFIs/eRFQs/eRFPs/eAuctions

  • Participate in supplier negotiations

  • Perform external market assessment and opportunity analysis

  • Develop and manage stakeholder and supplier relationships and contract implementations

  • Develop and execute sourcing strategies in alignment with business initiatives and priorities.

What you bring to the role...

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills

  • Ability to take ownership and drive projects to completion with minimal supervision

  • Professional demeanor, focused, articulate and well organized

Required Education :

  • Currently enrolled as a Junior, Senior or Graduate student at an accredited college/university, earning a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Supply Chain Logistics, Economics, Finance or related field.

Preferred Education :

  • Currently pursuing, or recently graduated with, an MBA

  • Cumulative overall GPA of 3.0 or higher (no rounding)

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 currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must provide own transportation

  • 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)

Location of position: This position has opportunities in Lake Buena Vista, FL

Program Length: The approximate dates of this internship are June 2023 - December 2023. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

Housing: ·We provide housing opportunities for Florida Based Professional Interns through American Campus Communities, for more information click here.

Application Deadline: The deadline to apply for this internship is February 9, 2023.

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 Disney Worldwide Services, Inc., which is part of a business we call Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.

Disney Worldwide Services, 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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