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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 Internship.

Solutions Engineer Intern

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10034177 Location London, United Kingdom Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted May 22, 2023

Job Summary:

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

As a Solution Engineer, you will be fully integrated into the day-to-day activities of our technical teams, monitoring the performance of our business technology stack, and providing solutions to any issues or queries.

You will be involved in working with business stakeholders and the analysis team to define quality, easy to use, cost effective solutions meeting business requirements. You will also get the opportunity to work with applications using industry leading technologies, system architecture and design, development, customization, and testing. This internship will strengthen your software development skills and knowledge of how they are applied to support systems within a global business. In addition to technical skills, the successful candidate will develop in the areas of communication, negotiation and working well as part of a team.

The Solution Engineer Intern will work closely with a variety of teams across The Walt Disney Company Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) to understand their business applications and become experts in the software and solutions used. You will be working as part of a supportive team who manage the full support lifecycle from issue intake, triage, escalation, resolution, reporting, and communication.

This 12-month placement will provide a fantastic springboard for your future career.


  • 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 any of the following areas: IT, computer science, software engineering, development ops, computer systems or business

  • 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

  • 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 link 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?

The application deadline is Midnight 9th June 2023 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 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: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. 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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