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.
ResponsibilitiesA day in the life… Learn and sharpen skills in Merchandise/Buying/Product DevelopmentUnderstand the technical functions of Product Development as it pertains to the development of product for retail sales at Walt Disney Parks & Resorts.Contributing with Product conception, sample coordination, external and internal communication, art requests; item number creation and product integrity testing.Providing and researching market trends and innovations to support guest experiences through merchandise.
Basic QualificationsStrong knowledge of market trends at retail. Ability to identify market trends through trend research.Previous Merchandise experienceProven experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Preferred Qualifications•Prior participation in the Disney College Program Required Education Major related to Retail Merchandising, Merchandise Design, Fashion Merchandising & Fashion Design
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 InformationInternship EligibilityMust 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 OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional InternshipMust be at least 18 years of ageMust not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.Must possess unrestricted work authorizationMust provide full work availabilityMust provide own transportation to/from workCurrent 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)Program Length:The approximate dates of this internship are June 2018 - January 2019.Housing:A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.Recommendation – Print This Role DescriptionStrong 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. Note that this role description will not be accessible once the posting is closed.
Location/Region: Kissimmee, FL (US)