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Supplier Diversity Internship - Fall 2020

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 733771BR Location Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Jan. 06, 2020

Job Summary:

The Walt Disney Company’s Supplier Diversity team believes that including diverse suppliers in our sourcing process provides us the greatest opportunity to develop the most innovative, highest quality, and most cost-effective business solutions. We strive to ensure that our business leaders have a broad understanding of the business case for working with diverse suppliers and the competitive advantage that a robust Supplier Diversity process provides the company. We invite you to be part of the magic!


You will...
  • In collaboration with key partners, support the conceptual development of business solutions that support the identification of diverse suppliers in the supply chain
  • Identify, gather, and analyze complex data sets utilizing a variety of tools in order to provide clear actionable insight to the Supplier Diversity team
  • Support the design, build, and implementation of advanced analytical and reporting solutions that will be adopted by executives and partners to drive efficiency and faster decision making
  • Enhance reporting process through research and data analysis
  • Support the development and communication of Supplier Diversity branding strategy focused on increasing influence throughout The Walt Disney Company
  • Provide logistical support to the team focused on enhancing Disney’s reputation in diverse communities through engagement in conferences, summits and other industry events
  • Demonstrate exemplary integrity and ethics in all instances

Basic Qualifications:

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
  • Proven knowledge of project management techniques and tools
  • Strong ability to market and sell new ideas and to influence others
  • Ability to effectively interact with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to work with executive leaders to develop business cases that address key issues and trends
  • Proven ability to incorporate qualitative and quantitative analyses into presentations and documents for different audiences

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Working knowledge of Ariba

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, Finance or related field.
  • Cumulative overall GPA of 3.0 or higher

Preferred Education

  • Currently pursuing, or recently graduated with, an MBA or Graduate degree

Additional Information:

Internship Eligibility:
  • At the time of application, 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 not have already completed one consecutive year of employment on a Disney internship or program
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must provide full work availability
  • Must possess a valid US driver's license
  • Must be compliant with The Disney Look
  • 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 June 2020 - January 2021. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

Housing: This internship is located in Orlando, FL, A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Materials Required:

College transcripts (official or unofficial) - Please upload your transcript while completing the online application
To upload this document:
  • Log into your dashboard
  • Click the second tab "Applications"
  • Select "Submitted Applications"
  • Click on the title of this position
  • Click the "Add Files" button
  • Under what you want to add, select "Transcript"
  • Be sure your document is saved in this format: FirstName_LastName_Transcript

About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The 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 segment we call 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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