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Industrial Engineering Co-op/Internship Disneyland: Summer 2018

Job ID 489217BR Location Anaheim, California, United States Business Disney Parks & Resorts Brand Disneyland Resort Category Engineering Date posted 09/11/2017
Disney Professional Internships
Industrial Engineering Co-op/Internship

Company Overview: Imagine a career with an organization that brings smiles to millions every day. Imagine working with people whose passion for what they do is simply indescribable. We are The Walt Disney Company, live with a rich legacy of innovation, entertainment, and lifelong memories. With our vast array of both businesses and professionals, you’ll have the opportunity to join a team that’s beloved around the world, and to find out how it feels to love what you do. We invite you to discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you‘ve been looking for.


Segment Overview: Since its opening in 1955, the Disneyland® Resort in Anaheim, California has welcomed guests of all ages from around the globe. The Disneyland Resort features two spectacular theme parks – Disneyland (the original Disney theme park) and Disney California Adventure park – plus the Downtown Disney District comprised of unique dining, entertainment and shopping experiences. The Resort’s three hotels are the luxurious Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa; the magical Disneyland Hotel and Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel with its "day-at-the-beach" fun.

Department Overview: Want to be part of a world-class organization, learning new skills that you can apply in the “real world”? How about free admission to theme parks and all the shopping and restaurants you can get your hands on? If this doesn't sound like your typical Industrial Engineering position, that’s because it’s not! Our program is designed to develop you professionally and increase your practical knowledge of the many operating areas within the Company. You will have a wide range of opportunities to provide analytic and consulting support to various lines of business including Merchandise, Attractions, and Entertainment. It may even serve as a springboard in launching a successful career. You will have the opportunity to network and learn from other Industrial Engineers and make friendships that cover the globe.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct Industrial Engineering analysis projects, particularly in operational planning support, workload planning and forecasting, capacity utilization, and productivity/process improvements
  • Ensure the appropriate methodology, measurements, tools and quantitative techniques (e.g. data collection, computer simulation, statistics, process flow analysis, etc.) are applied in projects
  • Lead and participate in team efforts and work on projects which require interfacing with all levels of cast and management

Basic Qualifications

These are the minimum qualifications you need to be considered for this position:
  • Prior related work experience, including co-op/intern programs with a focus on problem solving
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated strong analytical, problem solving, and decision making skills
  • Willingness to learn new software applications
  • For co-ops: ability to work multiple, rotating terms from 3-6 months in duration

Required Education

These are the minimum qualifications you need to be considered for this position:
  • Currently enrolled in a four-year Industrial Engineering or related program
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (Note: Cumulative GPA stated on resume and application must match cumulative GPA of current institution’s transcript. Please, no rounding.)

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 must have graduated from a college/university within the past six (6) months OR 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 be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must possess a valid US driver’s license
  • 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)



By applying to this posting, you will be considered for all roles listed. In order to be considered, you must upload a copy of your resume and include major, expected graduation date (month/year) and cumulative GPA from your current school transcript (please, no rounding).

Location of position: This position has opportunities in Anaheim, California

Housing: For positions based in Anaheim, California, a limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Program Length: The approximate dates of this internship are May 2018 to August 2018. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

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. Note that this role description will not be accessible once the posting is closed

Materials Required:
  • College transcripts (official or unofficial) - Please upload your transcript while completing the online application
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)
  • Select document type of “Transcript"

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