The Walt Disney Company Graphic Design/Communications Internship, WDW Safety & Health-Sp '18 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is seeking dedicated and passionate candidates to fill internship roles that focus on communicating safety to thousands of Guests and Cast Members daily. Safety is the first of Disney’s Four Keys and the Worldwide Safety and Health Communications team is the creative department that inspires over 100,000 Cast Members and Guests globally to make safe choices through stories, humor, and animated characters. We make safety come alive through innovative and engaging communications that include infographics, videos, dynamic signage, and storytelling.

We’re looking for individuals for our intern program who are passionate about communication and Disney. Are you one of them? If so, apply today!

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.

Responsibilities :

A Day in the Life…

  • Developing and executing communication strategies that engage and educate our Guests and Cast Members including use of photography for print and electronic communications

  • Business and feature writing for electronic and print communication, such as e-newsletters, fliers, or print publications

  • Designing and creating marketing materials, logos, and brands for internal and external use

  • Producing short safety and health videos

  • Maintaining and improving existing communication global vehicles, such as the company intranet, dynamic signage system and bulletin boards

Basic Qualifications :

You Bring

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator

  • Proficiency with Associated Press writing style

  • Photography basic knowledge

  • Excellent verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel

  • Proven ability to problem solve, think critically and manage multiple projects independently and within a team environment

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience on Mac and Windows operating systems

  • Knowledge in iMovie, Adobe Premiere Pro and/or AfterEffects

  • Previous experience as a Disney Cast Member

Required Education :

  • Currently pursuing (or recently graduated with) a degree in Design, Communication, Fine Arts, Digital Media, or a related major

  • 3.0 GPA minimum

Company Overview :

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 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)

Program Length:

The approximate dates of this internship are January 2018 through June 2018. 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.

Additional Information :

Materials Required:

*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 include some of the following types of work:

  • Writing: Professional writing, press releases, storytelling, or copy-editing examples.

  • Visual Communication: Photojournalism, videography, or graphic design examples.

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 at

  • Click the link labeled “Upload Résumé”

  • Be sure your document is titled in this format: FirstNameLastNameType (i.e. MickeyMouseTranscripts)

Job ID: 456470BR

Location: Lake Buena Vista,Florida

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts