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Costuming Buyer Internship (CA) - Spring 2018

Job ID 472543BR Location Anaheim, California, United States Business Disney Parks & Resorts Brand Disneyland Resort Category Creative Date posted 09/13/2017
Disney Professional Internships

Costuming Buyer Internship (CA) - Spring 2018

“We make magic.” That’s our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you’ll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

We Are…
Costuming, responsible for providing fully themed looks for our cast and characters that help bring world-famous Disney stories to life. Our teams develop, build, buy and repair costumes for locations across the Parks and Resorts segment. Our costumes appear on cast members and Characters world-wide; in all of our theme parks, resorts, on cruise ships and even in behind-the-scenes areas our guests never see.

Responsibilities

Make an impact by…
  • Order processing for fabrics, trims, notions and garments
  • Researching source and availability of fabrics, trims and notions for Operational and Entertainment garments
  • Monitoring delivery dates and confirming the shipping of garments, fabrics and notions
Please note that this is NOT a design-focused internship.

Basic Qualifications

What you bring to this role…
  • Strong oral/written communication and presentation skills
  • Able to work independently with excellent problem solving skills and with cross-functional teams
  • Familiarity with shipping, garment and manufacturing knowledge
  • Course work knowledge which may include: Textile Science, Effective Speaking, Critical Thinking, Marketing, Business, Merchandise Buying, International Sourcing, or Textile Testing
Basic Qualifications:
  • Currently earning a college/university degree in Merchandising, Textiles or related field
  • Proven industry work experience in at least one of the following fields: Retail, Buying, Merchandising, Visual, Fashion/Costume, or other related field
  • Proven experience conducting presentations and public speaking
  • Demonstrated proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel, and Access
  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule, including overtime

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Rising senior or higher (or recently graduated with) a degree in required field of study

Company Overview

The Walt Disney Company is a global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world.

Additional Information

Required Materials:
  • Résumé (outlining all of your required qualifications)
To upload this document:
  • Log into your dashboard at www.DisneyInterns.com
  • Click the link labeled “Edit Profile Info”
  • Click on the “Attachments” Tab
  • Be sure your document is titled in this format: First Name, Last Name, Type (i.e. Mickey Mouse, Transcripts or Mickey Mouse Cover Letter)
  • Select document type of “Other”
If you experience any difficulty with uploading documents, please e-mail WDPR.Professional.Interns@disney.com

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 have graduated from college within the past six months OR be currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
  • Not have already completed two consecutive (spring/fall) College or Professional Internship Programs
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must provide full work availability
  • Must have reliable transportation to get to and 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 Dates: The approximate dates of this internship are January 2018 through June 2018. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

Housing: This internship is located in Anaheim, CA. Participants on this internship must provide their own housing.


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