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WDW Industrial Engineering Co-op/Internship, Spring 2023

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 975432BR Location Orlando, Florida, United States / Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Business Walt Disney World Resort Date posted May 08, 2022 Flex Type On-Site

Job Summary:

Disney Professional Internships
Industrial Engineering Co-op/Internship

Company Overview: At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team as a Professional Intern in any of our segments that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.


Department Overview: Want to be part of a world-class organization, learning new skills that you can apply in the “real world”? How about free admission to theme parks and all the shopping and restaurants you can get your hands on? If this doesn't sound like your typical Industrial Engineering position, that’s because it’s not! Our program is designed to develop you professionally and increase your practical knowledge of the many operating areas within the Company. You will have a wide range of opportunities to provide analytic and consulting support to various lines of business including Merchandise, Attractions, and Entertainment. It may even serve as a springboard in launching a successful career. You will have the opportunity to network and learn from other Industrial Engineers and make friendships that cover the globe.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Industrial Engineering analysis projects, particularly in operational planning support, workload planning and forecasting, capacity utilization, and productivity/process improvements
  • Ensure the appropriate methodology, measurements, tools and quantitative techniques (e.g. data collection, computer simulation, statistics, process flow analysis, etc.) are applied in projects
  • Lead and participate in team efforts and work on projects which require interfacing with all levels of cast and management

Basic Qualifications:

These are the minimum qualifications you need to be considered for this position:
  • Prior related work experience, including co-op/intern programs with a focus on problem-solving
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision making skills
  • Willingness to learn new software applications
  • For co-ops: ability to work multiple, rotating terms from 4-6 months in duration

Required Education

These are the minimum qualifications you need to be considered for this position:
  • Currently enrolled in a four-year Industrial Engineering or related program

Preferred Education

Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

Additional Information:

Internship Eligibility:
  • Must be enrolled in a 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 the past six (6) months
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must provide full work availability for the duration of the term
  • Must provide reliable transportation during the duration of the internship
Location of position: Orlando
  • Positions will be located in Orlando, FL (Walt Disney World). This is subject to change pending company COVID guidelines and protocols.
  • It is the intern’s responsibility to make housing and transportation arrangements for the duration of the internship.
Program Length: The approximate dates of this internship are January to May 2023. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

We provide housing opportunities for Florida Based Professional Interns through American Campus Communities, for more information click here.

This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company designated location on an ongoing basis.



About Walt Disney World Resort:

Since opening in 1971, Walt Disney World Resort has played an important role in many childhood and family memories. Today, hundreds of millions of guests from around the globe visit this magical place to enjoy a Disney vacation. Through a combination of creativity, innovation and technology, the resort immerses guests in classic Disney tales and new kinds of family entertainment. Drawing from a rich heritage of storytelling, Walt Disney World Resort cast members bring Disney magic to life through unmatched attention to detail and superior guest service.

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 we call Walt Disney World Resort.

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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