The Walt Disney Company Disneyland Resort Catering Convention Services Internship Spring 2018 in Anaheim, California
Disneyland Resort Catering and Convention Services Internship - Spring 2018
“We make magic.” That’s our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you’ll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!
Work experience opportunity for Catering and Convention Services to provide unique and memorable group experiences at any of our three hotels or two theme parks. Catering and Convention Services Team provides event planning services to Convention Groups, Disney Catered Events clients/groups, Park Events and internal Disney meetings. Group sizes range from 50 to 5,000+; all are provided with a Disney experience designed specifically for their guests. Whether they have 2 guests or 400+ guests, our team provides innovative and custom experiences that last a lifetime.
Responsibilities : Make an impact by…
Learn key operating system (Daylight Database), Meeting Matrix, LMS, Venue Matrix and related software programs
Support assigned Service Manager(s) with file management, client correspondence and the creation of Banquet Event orders
Job shadow key operating partner roles to understand the interface with Catering and Convention Services and those operational departments that deliver contracted services for our clients
Complete assigned project work as required
Understand and all related internal process work that supports the Catering and Convention Services Manager role and function
Understand banquet menus, food and beverage minimums, and standard policies for events held at the Disneyland® Resort’s three hotels and two theme parks
Understand contract turnover process and assemble planning packets as needed
As assigned, spend time with clients checking in on functions and events for the assigned Services Manager (s)
Assemble amenities for clients
In addition to the above outlined key responsibilities this individual may be assigned responsibilities and tasks as needed to support any team within Resort, Park Event, Sales and Services (RPSS)
Basic Qualifications :
What you bring to the role…
Proficient in Excel, Outlook and Word
Demonstrated strong written, verbal communication skills and organizational skills
Demonstrated strong partnering skills and excellent attention to detail
Ability to work within a team environment
Ability to work within established timelines, manage time to maximize productivity
Prioritize tasks and work load to meet deadlines
Preferred Qualifications :
Understanding of Meeting/Event Industry
Prior Participation in the Disney College Program
Hospitality Major preferred
Required Education :
- Current college junior/senior earning a degree in Hospitality, Marketing/Sales or related major
Company Overview :
The Walt Disney Company is the global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world.
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 of the start date of the internship for which you are applying for 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
Must provide own transportation to/from work
Participants on this internship must provide their own housing.
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)
The approximate dates of this internship are January 2018 through June 2018 . Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.
Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.
No Housing Available:
This internship is located in Anaheim, CA . Participants on this internship must provide their own housing.
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This position is a legal entity of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, an equal opportunity employer.
Job ID: 484042BR
Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts