The Walt Disney Company
Glendale, California, United States
“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 Sustainable Design & Engineering intern to work with the Master Planning Studio which is part of WDI Environmental Design & Engineering. This Studio provides the comprehensive and long-term planning services that educate, inform, and guide our domestic business partners and global portfolio leaders. We craft the most creative, efficient, and strategic realization of the Company's land resource assets worldwide, supporting and guiding the Company's continually evolving long term Menu and Master Planning process.
You will… This position is for short-term, full-time employment as an intern in WDI Master Planning in Glendale, CA. This position will be primarily responsible for assisting with sustainable design integration within WDI, including supporting projects in identifying and evaluating sustainability-related technologies. This role requires applying sustainability science to decision making to ensure ongoing improvement of the environmental impacts of the products we design, build, and operate.
Broad understanding of sustainable design and the multi-disciplinary nature of sustainability
Experience in energy and/or environmental economics
Ability to analyze and translate complex environmental findings (waste, water resources management, climate change and renewable energy) into common sense communications
Willingness to conduct extensive research and experiment creatively to find solutions and recognize when re-direction is required
Strong technical and analytical skills
Proficient in data science and analytics
Proficient in data analytics tools (e.g. Power BI, Tableau)
Proficient in Apple Keynote and MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Effective written and oral communication skills
Ability to create effective presentations and deliver them to diverse audiences with differing communication styles
Self-starter with positive attitude and strong work ethic
Basic computer programming knowledge and ability to quickly learn new software tools
Experience using 3D modeling software (e.g. SketchUp, SolidWorks, Revit, AutoCAD)
Experience using energy modeling software
Experience performing environmental life-cycle assessments (LCA) and financial life-cycle cost analysis (LCCA)
Experience using LCA tools (e.g. GaBi, SimaPro, openLCA)
Ability to perform LCA and LCCA in more than one product area, particularly of complex or diverse systems
Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
Currently enrolled as a Junior or higher, or graduated within the past 6 months, from an accredited college/university, earning a degree majoring in a scientific, engineering, economics, environmental studies or architecture field.
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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.
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)
The approximate dates of this internship are May/June 2018 through January 2019. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.
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About Walt Disney Imagineering:
Founded in 1952 as WED Enterprises to design and build the world’s first theme park — Disneyland — Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) is where imagination and creativity combine with cutting-edge technology to create unforgettable experiences. WDI is the creative force that imagines, designs and builds all Disney theme parks, resorts, attractions and cruise ships worldwide. Imagineering’s unique strength comes from its diverse global team of creative and technical professionals, who build on Disney’s legacy of storytelling to pioneer new forms of entertainment. The Imagineers who practice this unique blend of art and science work in more than 100 disciplines to shepherd an idea all the way from “blue sky” concept phase to opening day.
The Walt Disney Company
Burbank, CA, USA
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 that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world. At Disney/ABC Television Group, you’ll help us tell stories that touch millions of people around the globe and new ways for us to connect with the world. Now is your opportunity to unleash your skills….
A day in the life…
You will assist the Disney Channels Worldwide Research team in many aspects of data collection, data input and entry, and some analysis. You will learn introductory skills in collecting national and local Nielsen ratings data, using Nielsen and third-party software.
You will support the research team with reporting surrounding its summer content programming strategy.
You will assist in tracking our progress towards our summer goals and providing actionable recommendations for internal stakeholders.
You will assist in day to day responsibilities of pulling and reviewing data across TV cable and digital platforms.
You will be working closely with other Research Analysts and supporting research executives across networks as needed.
What you bring to the role…
Understanding of TV/Media landscape
Strong analytical skills and ability to organize large data sets to find the story behind the numbers
Pursuing an undergraduate degree in media, business, math, or related field
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Power Point
As well as…
All candidates must be eligible to work in the US
All candidates must be at least 18 years old
All candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months - OR - be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program in order to qualify for this internship
All candidates must be available from May/June to August/September
All candidates must be willing to work 40 hours/week
All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session
Knowledge of Nielsen (NPOWER, myEVNTS)
Experience with Adobe Analytics (Omniture) and ComScore (Rentrak)
Experience with Tableau and Amplitude is a plus
This position is with:American Broadcast Companies, Inc Compensation: Intern positions are paid employment opportunities Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability