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Walt Disney Company - WDI Sustainable Design & Engineering Internship


  • Walt Disney Company 1200 Grand Central Avenue Glendale, CA, 91201 United States (map)
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Walt Disney Company
Glendale, CA
Posted: 5/3/18

Title: Graphic Design Intern
Start Date: 6/1/2018
End Date: 1/31/2019
Category: Other

Internship type: Flexible internship
Education requirements: Undergraduate Students
Compensation: Paid Internship
Mentorship information: To be determined


DESCRIPTION

A Sustainable Design & Engineering intern to work with the Master Planning Studio which is part of WDI Environmental Design & Engineering. This Studio provides the comprehensive and long-term planning services that educate, inform, and guide our domestic business partners and global portfolio leaders. We craft the most creative, efficient, and strategic realization of the Company's land resource assets worldwide, supporting and guiding the Company's continually evolving long term Menu and Master Planning process.

This position is for short-term, full-time employment as an intern in WDI Master Planning in Glendale, CA. This position will be primarily responsible for assisting with sustainable design integration within WDI, including supporting projects in identifying and evaluating sustainability-related technologies. This role requires applying sustainability science to decision making to ensure ongoing improvement of the environmental impacts of the products we design, build, and operate.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Broad understanding of sustainable design and the multi-disciplinary nature of sustainability
  • Experience in energy and/or environmental economics
  • Ability to analyze and translate complex environmental findings (waste, water resources management, climate change and renewable energy) into common sense communications
  • Willingness to conduct extensive research and experiment creatively to find solutions and recognize when re-direction is required
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Proficient in data science and analytics
  • Proficient in data analytics tools (e.g. Power BI, Tableau)
  • Proficient in Apple Keynote and MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to create effective presentations and deliver them to diverse audiences with differing communication styles
  • Self-starter with positive attitude and strong work ethic

REQUIREMENTS

  • Resume
  • Portfolio