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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.

Design and Product Development Internship Placements - 2021 to 2022

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 770014BR Location London, England, United Kingdom Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Dec. 01, 2020

Job Summary:

Join Disney for a challenging and rewarding 12-month internship!
During an internship at Disney, you will get the chance to work side by side with industry leaders in your field of study. You will gain valuable skills working within one of the strongest family of brands on a global scale while building lasting connections. Imagine that!

The Walt Disney Company Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. 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.

About The Internship
As a Product Design and Development Intern, you will be a part of the world's largest licensor of intellectual property. You will be a key part of the team translating Disney's beloved brand, stories and characters into a broad range of consumer products bringing Disney magic to the heart of the home through compelling products and experiences. This internship will develop your ability and knowledge of design briefs, style guides, product development and approval processes whilst learning from our best in class Creative team.

Eligibility
  • Must be an undergraduate student in a sandwich year course returning to study in Autumn 2022
  • Must have the right to work in the UK already in place
  • Studying for a degree that is relevant to the role applied for

Requirements
  • Please include a link to your design portfolio if you have one
  • A passion for design or product development
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels in a professional and mature manner
  • Ability to prioritise tasks, meet deadlines and undertake various administrative duties
  • Strong MS Office skills


What We Offer
  • Develop your workplace skills and experience and help build the foundations of your future career
  • Constructive on-the-job training as well as companywide learning and development initiatives
  • Learn how decisions and actions are made within a global business environment
  • Take on real responsibility and become an essential part of an encouraging team
  • Have the support and network of a large community of interns
  • Gain essential knowledge to help you achieve success in your placement and your future career
  • Annual salary of £21,000 with 25 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Great discounts on Disney products!


We will give you the opportunity to gain experience working for the world’s leading entertainment company. There is no better place to show what you’re made of – apply now!


How to Apply
Apply with your CV and cover letter via the link on this page. Please note, applications without cover letters will not be considered.

Your cover letter should be approximately 400 words and include the following:
  1. Why have you chosen this internship?
  2. Why have you chosen Disney?
  3. What qualities do you possess that would encourage Disney to choose you for the internship?
Please include a link to your design portfolio if you have one.

The application deadline is 31st January 2021 however we encourage you to apply as early as possible.


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 The Walt Disney Company Ltd., which is part of a business segment we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

The Walt Disney Company Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. 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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