Skip Navigation
japen-menu Back English 简体中文 繁體中文 日本語 Français Deutsch Español Português
Choose a Language Skip to Search Results Skip to Search Filters

Animal Programs - Behavioral Husbandry Internship - Fall 2018


Disney Professional Internships
Behavioral Husbandry Internship – Fall 2018
Disney’s Animal Kingdom® and Epcot® Theme Parks

“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…
Make an impact by being part of the Behavioral Husbandry Team as they partner with Animal Care teams throughout Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge to support the environmental enrichment and animal training programs.

  • Observe, film, edit and organize photos and video of various training and enrichment projects
  • Document, compile and evaluate training and/or enrichment data
  • Assist in developing website content and creative ideas for external and internal websites
  • Share information with Guests about Science Team projects with Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park
  • No direct animal contact takes place in this role

Basic QualificationsWhat You Bring to the Role:

  • An ability to prioritize and balance multiple tasks with minimum direction
  • Proficiency in multimedia technology (photography, videography, video-editing)
  • Must have a valid U.S. Driver's License
  • Operating a company vehicle is required for this role. Candidate must be willing and able to operate a company vehicle under inclement weather, including minimal lighting

Preferred QualificationsThe Intern’s preferred qualifications include:

  • Participated in an Animal, Science and Environment Professional Internship at Walt Disney World
  • At least 6 months of current or past experience in a zoological institution or aquarium
  • Experience working with Mac computers with a proficiency in iMovie and Keynote

Required Education Required Education:

  • Enrolled as a junior, senior or recent graduate, or in Masters Program
  • Animal Science, Zoology, Biology, Nutrition, Zoo Sciences, Wildlife Biology or related major
  • Minimum GPA 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)

* Writing Sample - Write a short synopsis (Approximately 200-300 words) describing Simba, his family and the savanna habitat in which he lives using factual information about lions. This link will take you to Disney’s Animal Kingdom profile page on lions to get you started:
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.

Apply now

Join our Talent Community

See the latest jobs, news and events by joining our talent community:

Job Locations



Lake Buena Vista