How to get a job at

Disney

Everyone and their mother knows Disney. With the release of Disney + at the onset of covid-19, Disney has certainly expanded into various industries like entertainment, hospitality, streaming, etc, making them a force to be reckoned with.

What

Disney

Looks For

Disney seeks both creatively minded and analytical candidates across roles and departments, citing strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects at one, strong communication and presentation skills, and self-motivation, as important basic qualifications for hire.

History of

Disney

Disney was founded in 1923 with 25 corporate office locations nationwide, including Los Angeles, Santa Ana, New York, and Orlando. Employees rave about their benefits package and ‘work hard, play hard’ work environment.

Quick Facts

Entry-level careers:
Accounting
Data / Analytics
Human Resources / People / Talent
Business Development / Corporate Development
Marketing
Sales / Account Management
PR / Corporate Communications
Operations
Finance
IT/IS
Customer Support / Success
Engineering
Supply Chain / Logistics
industries
Media
office locations
Greater Los Angeles
Greater New York
Greater San Francisco
Greater Seattle
Greater Orlando
2019 Revenue:
$69.570B

Disney

Internship Programs

Disney Professional Internship Program

Imagine working side-by-side with industry leaders in your field of study. Imagine building upon the skills you've learned in the classroom within a family of legendary brands passionate about creating world-class experiences on a global scale. Now, imagine yourself in a paid Disney Professional Internship. When your extraordinary talents, our renowned legacy and the promise of an even brighter future unite, just imagine the stories you could be part of!

Internship Info

Number of interns (2019):
Preferred education level:
Current undergraduate student
Perks:
  • Skill Building
  • Professional Development
  • Expanding Your Network
  • Formal Mentorship

Disney

Interview Process

Postings for Disney’s Corporate Internship Program open in late summer/early fall. Candidates are selected for interviews in the winter and are typically interviewed in the spring.

1. Initial Phone Screen

The first step of the process is typically a brief phone conversation with a recruiter to go over your background and interests to see if you could be a fit.

2. Recruiter’s Response

After the phone screen, recruiters will often follow up with tips and advice moving forward in the interview process.

3. Panel Interview

The second round interview is a panel interview with potential supervisors and employees.

4. Feedback

Recruiters may follow up at the end of the process with feedback, more advice, and/or a job offer.

How to Prepare

Use your network

Reach out to your alumni network or employees via LinkedIn and see if they can offer you insight into Disney and the interview process.

Do your research

Conduct research on Disney so that you can tell an interviewer exactly how your vision, ideal work environment, interests, and goals align with theirs. Have a list of questions ready to show your passion.

Practice makes perfect

The positions are very competitive to get, so doing your research and preparing for behavioral-type and any relevant technical questions is imperative. 

Common Interview Questions at

Disney

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  • What have you done that makes you a good fit for this role?
  • What do you know about [the particular department]? 
  • Why Disney?
  • Describe yourself in three words.