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Animal Prgms-Conservation Education Operations Internship- Fall 2018


Disney Professional Internships
Conservation Education Operations Internship – Fall 2018
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
“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!
Be a part of a transformative team and culture…
You will make an impact in the field of Conservation Education by learning to support a frontline education team at either Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park or Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge. Work side-by-side with our Education Coordinators to execute meaningful Guest experiences focused on conservation and culture.

  • Mentor a team of Education Presenter interns and International Cultural Representatives.
  • Support onstage operations through active communication, problem-solving and a working knowledge of interpretive techniques.
  • Drive results by coordinating and executing a variety of projects aimed to sustain and enhance the existing Guest experience.
  • Interact with Guests through Magical Moments, formal presentations and one-on-one interactions.

Basic QualificationsWhat You Bring to the Role:

  • Demonstrated passion for wildlife conservation and conservation education
  • Previous experience working with the public in a formal or informal learning setting (i.e. zoo, aquarium, museum, science center or classroom)
  • 3 Months formal or informal leadership experience
  • Strong experience utilizing written and verbal communication skills
  • MUST have participated in an Animals, Science and Environment Professional Internship or WDW College Program prior to applying.
  • A valid U.S. driver’s license.
  • Candidate must be willing and able to operate a company vehicle under inclement weather, including minimal lighting.

Preferred QualificationsThe Intern’s preferred qualifications include:

  • Proven problem-solving abilities and critical thinking skills
  • Experience working with a multi-cultural team or in an international setting
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite

Required Education Required Education:

  • Junior, senior or recent college graduate, or Masters Level Students
  • Life or Environmental Sciences, Biology, Zoology, Education, Recreation, Communications or related major
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0

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 Information

• Résumé (outlining all of your required qualifications)
• College transcripts (official or unofficial)

* Cover Letter: In your cover letter, please describe your passion for Animal Conservation and Culture, and how you feel this role will benefit your future career.
To upload these documents WITHIN 2 DAYS OF APPLICATION:
• Log into your dashboard at

• Click the link labeled “edit profile info”
• Click on the "Attachments" Tab
• Be sure your document is titled in this format: FirstName_LastName_Type (i.e. Mickey_Mouse_Transcripts or Mickey_Mouse_CoverLetter)
• Select document type of “Other”
If you experience any difficulty with uploading documents, please e-mail
Internship Eligibility:
• Must be enrolled in an accredited 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 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
• 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
• 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)
Program Length: The approximate dates of this internship are June 2018 - January 2019. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.
Housing: A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
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.

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