The Walt Disney Company WDI Project Coordination Internship, Orlando, FL - Fall 2017 in Orlando, Florida

“We Change Lives.” Walt Disney Imagineering is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of The Walt Disney Company. Its talented corps of Imagineers is responsible for the creation - from concept initiation through installation - of all Disney Resorts, theme parks and attractions, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, and new media projects.

What we’re looking for…

A Project Coordination Intern who will be responsible for coordinating the quality, schedule and scope of Company Media projects by ensuring streamlined communication, product movement and process flow from concept design through implementation and closeout. The Coordinator must consistently maintain a bottom-up, broad perspective across all disciplines in order to ensure that all aspects of the work are covered and no efforts are duplicated.

Responsibilities : You will…

  • Assist in managing scope of work which is self-contained and definable

  • Develop and/or maintains scope lists, EMS, show lists, deliverable matrixes, shipping documents

  • Gather Design input and distribute communication

  • Monitor meetings and other communications and provides updates as necessary in order to ensure proper integration and to resolve issues in a timely manner

  • Create and assist disciplines in creating presentations on project status

  • Coordinate mock ups and vendor liaison issues

  • Communicate with more senior level Project Coordinators, Show Design and Production Managers, Project Managers, and discipline Leads relative to status updates of schedule progress, design inputs required, completion of design milestones, metrics on earned value, etc.

Basic Qualifications :

What you bring to the role…

  • Computer literacy MS Office Suite

  • Ability to integrate collaboration within the project team

  • Appreciation for an integrated design and production experience with multiple disciplines

  • MUST POSSES VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Minimum 1 year related experience

Required Education :

  • Currently enrolled as a Junior or higher, or graduated within the past 6 months, from an accredited college/university earning a degree in in theater, environmental design, or other entertainment or business-related fields

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 :

Materials Required:

College transcripts (official or unofficial) - Please upload your transcript while completing the online application

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Internship Eligibility:

  • 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 the past 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. Note: Once you have completed one consecutive year of employment on a Disney internship or program, there must be a minimum 13 week gap before the start of a new internship or program

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Must provide full work availability

  • 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)

  • MUST POSSESS VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE

Program Length:

The approximate dates of this internship are August 2017 through January 2018. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

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Job ID: 463938BR

Location: Orlando,Florida

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts