Walt Disney World Communication Strategy proactively focuses on providing our Guests with relevant, timely and accurate communication through collateral to help Guests navigate and maximize their stay. In this internship you will create and assist in the development and fulfillment of printed communications provided to Guests at the Walt Disney World Resort.
In order to be considered for this position, you must submit an electronic portfolio. Instructions are listed below under the Additional Information section. Please submit this at the time of application.
A Day in the Life…
Coordinating the updates of existing and the creation of new collateral in partnership with designers and vendors
Maintaining and improving existing communication vehicles, such as in-room and park collateral
Assisting with purchasing, tracking and archiving of collateral
Previous reporting/writing/editing experience with a student or professional publication in print, television or online media
Proven ability to develop effective communication products
Proficiency with Associated Press writing style
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
Proven ability to handle confidential information
Demonstrated graphic design experience
Previous experience in print production
Previous experience as a Disney Cast Member
Currently enrolled as a junior or higher pursuing (or recently graduated with) a degree in Communications or a related major
GPA of 3.0 or higher
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 an accredited college/university within 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 June 2018 through January 2019. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.
Housing: A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Recommendation - Print This Role Description:
Strong 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.
**An electronic online portfolio is required as part of this application process. This portfolio must be included as a URL link listed on your resume, any other portfolio submissions will not be considered.**
Your professional portfolio should showcase the following types of work:
Writing: Professional writing, storytelling and copy-editing.
Visual Communication: Photojournalism, videography and graphic design.
Media materials: Media alerts, press releases and video news releases.
This position also does require you to present a transcript, official or unofficial, to your dashboard.
To upload this document:
Log into your dashboard at www.DisneyInterns.com
Click the link labeled Upload Résumé
Be sure your document is titled in this format: FirstName_LastName_Type (i.e. Mickey_Mouse_Transcripts)
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