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Parks, Experiences & Products Software Engineer Internship, Summer 22

Orlando, Florida, United States

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Job ID 894028BR Location Orlando, Florida, United States Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Nov. 24, 2021

Job Summary:

The Disney Parks Experiences & Products (DPEP) Technology team combines custom technology solutions with creativity to produce robust applications that enhance all aspects of the guest experience. Within the DPEP Technology & Digital organization, our interns will be expected to play a critical role for web and services, supporting the Walt Disney World, Disneyland, and Disney Cruise Line suites of web applications. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our products, parks and resorts.

We are seeking candidates who are interested in technology internships at the following location:
  • Orlando, FL
Available internship opportunities include:
  • Software Engineering (back end, front end, and mobile development (Android or iOS))


For our Software Engineering positions, candidates should demonstrate a passion for analysis, design, implementation, and testing of operations-based work. The Intern should also have – or be in the process of – gaining expert knowledge of scalable applications, databases, web UI development and APIs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Java programming experience
  • Familiarity to numerous forms of Software Development approaches; Languages (SQL, C#, JavaScript, HTML, CSS) and styles (Application, Database, Services)
  • An understanding of Agile development practices
  • Object Oriented Analysis and Design

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Mobile Development (Ionic, Reactive Native or NativeScript, iOS/Swift, Android)
  • Cloud/IoT Services (Amazon AWS/IoT, Microsoft Azure/IoT)
  • Experience with electronics engineering and hardware/software integration
  • Shell scripting, Ruby and Grails experience
  • Database experiences/knowledge such as Spring
  • Experience/knowledge with Restful API
  • AngularJS, Node.js or any other framework experience/knowledge
  • Unit testing experience
  • Understanding of JSON

Required Education

Currently enrolled undergraduate student studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Software Engineering or related field at an accredited college/university and returning to school following the internship.

Additional Information:

  • 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 must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must provide full work availability
  • Program Length: The approximate dates of this internship are May/June - August/September 2022. Interns must be fully available for the duration of a 12 week assignment.
  • 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)
  • We provide housing opportunities for Florida Based Professional Interns through American Campus Communities, for more information click here.
  • Recommendation – Print or Save This Role Description: Strong candidates may be invited to complete a phone interview. We strongly encourage applicants to print a copy of this role description so they can refer to it in the event they are selected for a phone interview.

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 Attractions Technology LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

Walt Disney Attractions Technology LLC 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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