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Mechanical Engineering Internship (DLR): Fall 2018


Disney Professional Internships
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 as a Professional Intern in any of our segments that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.
We are: Within the Disneyland Resort, the Design & Engineering (D&E) Division program is specially designed to develop you professionally, increase your practical knowledge in your area of technical expertise, while also completing valuable work for the Resort. You will have a wide range of opportunities to assist and provide key data to D&E Engineers on various types of projects including, but not limited to, Attractions, Maintenance, Show and Entertainment. It may even serve as a springboard in launching a successful career. ResponsibilitiesYour role:

  • Drafting, onsite as-built documentation, design coordination with outside design consultants, field data collection and testing, and recommending corrective actions (including justification)
  • Developing Attraction requirements and design out opportunities and condition assessments
  • Must demonstrate a working knowledge of Solidworks and/or AutoCAD
  • Close-out documentation for a variety of tasks ranging in scope from minor design changes to implementing new Attractions
  • Comply with all applicable company, state, and Federal legal codes, policies, and regulation
  • Provide timely, clear, concise communication to management, customers, partners, and team members about work status and impact to Resort availability
  • Using appropriate communication means and documentation to inform customers, partners, and support groups

Basic QualificationsWhat you bring to the role:

  • Prior related work experience is desired, including co-op/intern programs with a focus on engineering materials, hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical systems, control, or design
  • Demonstrated/proven strong leadership, technical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities
  • Working knowledge of AutoCad, SolidWorks and Matlab
  • Valid US driver’s license
  • Availability to work various shifts commensurate with project requirements

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous Theme Park work experience

Required Education

  • Junior, Senior or Graduate student
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s Degree or Post Graduate degree at an accredited 4 year College or University studying Mechanical Engineering
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (Note: Please, no rounding) as shown on a transcript. Please upload a transcript when applying.

Company Overview The Walt Disney Company is the 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 InformationInternship 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
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Not have already completed two consecutive (spring/fall) College or Professional Internship Programs
  • Must provide full work availability
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must provide own transportation to/from work
  • Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (forWalt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; forDisneyland 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 June 2018 to January 2019. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship. This is a full-time, 40 hour work week.
Location of position: This position has opportunities in Anaheim, CA
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
  • 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 “Other”

This position is a legal entity of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, an equal opportunity employer.

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