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Media Engineering Internship

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10027051 Location London, United Kingdom Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Oct. 10, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Ready to make magic? We’re hiring for our undergraduate placement schemes.

As a Media Engineering intern you will play an integral role in supporting the team with a wide range of responsibilities. We have two internships on offer; one as a Broadcast Technology and Operations intern, the other in the Post Production Support team. If you have a preference, please note this in your cover letter.

As a Broadcast Technology and Operations intern you will assist the media engineering team with the support and development of Disney’s media asset management as well as content supply chain systems.

Our Post Production Support intern will provide extensive Post Production facility comprised of broadcast online edit suites, graphics workstations and render farm, broadcast audio mixing suites and remote edit clients on laptops.

You will be a valuable member of the team conducting a range of technical, administrative and organisational tasks for the team supporting with Disney’s extensive media networks and direct to consider platforms internationally. In these roles you will be responsible in updating documentation, logging support issues raised by our end users into our ticketing systems and working closely with third party support teams to troubleshoot and resolve technology problems.

Either role will provide a fantastic springboard for your future career.

The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our audiences, and where all can thrive and belong. We are committed to building a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.


  • Must be a second year undergraduate student completing an industrial placement year course returning to study in autumn 2024

  • Must have the right to work in the UK already in place

  • Available to start working full time in the summer of 2023

  • Interested in the area you're applying to whether this is through your studies, experiences, extra-curricular activities or a general interest

About you

  • Strong interest in either of the following areas: media, engineering or broadcasting

  • 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

In order to be successful we will be looking for potential in the following areas:

  • Builds Relationship & Communicates Effectively

  • Drives Results

  • Thinks Strategically

  • Inspires Creativity & Innovation

  • Exhibits Professional Excellence

Why should you join us?

  • Develop your workplace skills and experience to 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

  • Access to join and support our Employee Resource Groups ranging from WOMEN @ Disney, Disney DIVERSITY, Disney PRIDE, our disability & neurodiversity focused group - ENABLED, and our Mental Health & Wellbeing Group – TRUST

  • Hybrid working model – 3 days in the office per week

  • Annual salary of £21,000 with 25 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays)

  • Discounts & Perks: You are entitled to discounts on designated Disney products, resort food & beverage and ticketing

  • Access to free support services including Unmind, the mental wellbeing app

  • Opportunity to select eye care and flu vouchers


Before applying we would strongly encourage you to read our hints and tips so you can set yourself up for success and learn more about the recruitment process. Please check out our guide here:

You will need to apply with your CV and cover letter via the "Apply Now" button on this page. Please note, applications without a cover letter will not be considered. 

For your cover letter we will be looking for approximately 400 words and looking to understand the following areas: 

1. Why have you chosen Disney?

2. Why have you chosen this internship?

3. Why should Disney consider you for this internship?

Please only apply to one internship position. We offer a large number of Early Careers opportunities across our business and if appropriate we will consider you for all relevant opportunities when you apply.

The application deadline is Thursday 8th December however, if we receive a high volume of applications we may close the role before this date, therefore we strongly advise you to apply early.

About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

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 Limited, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

The Walt Disney Company Limited 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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