The Walt Disney Company Programs Coordinator Intern, Technology Talent Acquisition-Sum/Fall 18 in Burbank, California

Disney sits at the intersection of entertainment and technology, and all of our businesses, guest experiences and franchises are being influenced by technological advancement. Our technologists are the driving force behind Disney’s global impact, inspiring dreams, bringing people together, and creating memories that last a lifetime and we must consistently and effectively evaluate and evolve our technology talent strategies in order to remain competitive and relevant within an industry that is in a state of constant change and flux.

The Programs Coordinator Intern is responsible for assisting in the coordination, logistics, and execution of programs and events specific to technology talent acquisition and community/organization engagement inclusive of conference attendance, meetups, company developed events, and our flagship programs including an enterprise-wide summer immersion program.

The internship role requires the ability to effectively coordinate the administrative and logistical efforts of executing large-scale events and activities while partnering with multiple stakeholders inclusive of talent acquisition leadership, technology business leadership, communications, public relations, corporate citizenship, marketing, among others. Keen attention to detail, resourcefulness, and the ability to navigate through ambiguity are critical to this role.

Responsibilities :

  • Assist in the coordination and execution of large scale, high visibility events in partnership with talent acquisition and other key Stakeholders

  • Handle administrative needs and logistics required to deliver upon key projects and event execution

  • Create and maintain documentation of department processes as it relates to event planning and execution

  • Collaborate with key players across multiple business units and company segments to manage deliverables

  • Track expenses associated with all engagements

  • Prepare detailed event briefs and recaps as appropriate

  • Other duties as required

Basic Qualifications :

  • Demonstrated experience in event planning and/or logistics

  • Experience in assisting with the execution of projects and events with multiple stakeholders

  • Demonstrated high level of attention to detail

  • Experience working towards and meeting multiple deadlines

  • Demonstrated experience in building relationships and fostering collaboration

  • Experience in tracking expenses

  • High proficiency using Microsoft Office products inclusive of Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Prior experience as a participant in the Disney College Program, or as a Disney Professional Intern

Required Education :

  • Currently 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 at time of application, or be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program

  • Recent graduate, or pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Marketing, Communications, Business Administration, or closely related fields

Company Overview :

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.

Additional Information :

  • The approximate dates of this internship are May/June 2018 through early January 2019 (Candidates with spring availability may be considered for an earlier start.)

  • Candidate must be available to work full time hours (approximately 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship

  • Able to provide own housing and transportation in the Burbank/Glendale area

  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Job ID: 528998BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)