The Walt Disney Company Production Operations Internship - ESPN - Fall 2018 in Bristol, Connecticut

We Are…in the middle of it all!

ESPN Production Operations is comprised of five operating groups. They include Studio Operations, Edit Operations, Network Control, Media Operations and Production Control Rooms . We work under the hot studio lights and deadline driven edit rooms, within the high stakes live network control environment, in the demanding import/export media transfer rooms and the adrenaline packed control rooms.

Responsibilities : A Day in the Life:

  • Production Operations interns will have hands-on training on state of the art equipment and work in a live production environment to deliver world class sports programming to our fans

  • Roles include but are not limited to: Audio Assist, Video Editor, Operator roles such as Playout, Studio Camera, Program Ingest, and Master Control

  • Operate independently upon completion of training

Basic Qualifications :

What You Bring to the Role:

  • Basic understanding of Production equipment and technology, which may include server based recording/playback devices and related software applications, master control switchers (for playout of content to air), and hard cameras for live studio shows

  • Hands-on experience in Final Cut Pro, Avid, and Adobe Premiere or other edit systems

  • Strong communication skills and work ethic, ability to work in a changing and challenging environment while remaining calm in high pressure situations

  • Previous internship or campus experience in control room, studio, or remote operations

  • Ability to work nights, holidays, and weekends

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Strong interest in pursuing a career in live production operations

Required Education :

  • Enrolled as a junior, senior or graduate student in an accredited college/university in the semester prior to the internship

Additional Information :

Internship Eligibility:

  • Must 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 currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship. May 2018 graduates are still eligible.

  • 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

Program Dates: The length of this internship is 10 weeks, and the approximate dates are September 10– November 16, 2018 . Interns will work 40 hours per week and must be fully available throughout the internship.

Housing: This position is based in Bristol, CT. A limited amount of housing assistance may be available for those who qualify.

Transportation: Must provide own transportation to/from work.

Job ID: 559244BR

Location: Bristol,Connecticut

Job Posting Company: Media Networks