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Golden Oak Horticultural Internship - Fall 2018


Disney Professional Internships
Golden Oak Horticultural Internship - Fall 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!
Be a part of a transformative team and culture…
The goal of Golden Oak’s vegetable garden development project is to bring only the freshest ingredients into the restaurant all while educating the residents in the agricultural process and having a continued financial impact on the overall food cost as the garden continues to grow and expand.

Intern responsibilities include:
  • Maintain a high-quality garden/agriculture area in and around Golden Oak property. Propagate, transplant, irrigate, prune and harvest a wide variety of plants.
  • Provide show-quality maintenance and general cleanup: washing, raking, weeding, and sweeping garden areas.
  • Lead informative and interactive resident demonstrations through the facility.
  • Maintain garden and a variety of hydroponic systems.
  • Bee Keeping: build, maintain, and harvest our bee apiary.
  • Meet with chef’s weekly for ideas of new menu items needed.
  • Liaison with the Agricultural Sciences team at The Land at Epcot. Serve as tour guide and assist with greenhouse upkeep and harvests on occasion.

Basic Qualifications
What You Bring to the Role:

  • Applicable background and/ or major in Plant Science, Horticulture, Food Crops, Biology, etc.
  • Strong interest in working with food crops.
  • Ability to interact with Golden Oak Residents and their guests, as well as Cast Members.
  • Team player with demonstrated verbal communication skills, work ethic, reliable transportation, and willingness to work on a flexible schedule.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • 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 Qualifications

  • The Intern’s preferred qualifications include:
  • Public speaking experience and/or agricultural teaching experience

Required Education

  • Required Education:
  • College student obtaining their undergraduate degree, or recent college graduate of an undergrad program.
  • Minimum overall GPA of 2.0.

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 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 6 months of the start date of the internship for which you are applying for 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 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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