Global Security Investigations Internship (CA), Summer 2019

The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) - Glendale, CA4.2

TemporaryEstimated: $29,000 - $39,000 a year
The Global Security Investigations team is responsible for a variety of investigative activities within The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) and affiliated companies, to include:

  • Conducting investigations on matters including: intellectual property loss and theft, personal information loss and theft, employee misconduct, physical property theft, workplace safety issues, and cybercrimes
  • Leading threat assessments and developing threat mitigation plans
  • Partnering with other business units, within and outside of Global Security, to develop protocols, response, and investigative plans for workplace safety and security incidents
  • Collaborating with business units to develop proactive measures to capture and maintain incident reports and prevent security incidents
  • Teaming with various units with TWDC, affiliated companies, other corporate security investigations teams, and law enforcement representatives at the local, federal, and international levels, to facilitate investigations and collaborate to promote and practice preventative initiatives
Responsibilities :
  • Under direct supervision, the intern will collaborate with investigators and assist with complex investigations into unlawful activity and violations of company policies and procedures in an efficient, thorough and professional manner
  • Under direct supervision, conduct interviews; locate, review and analyze data; conduct investigative research in physical security systems (CCTV, alarms, access control); preserve evidence; and produce cohesive and thorough written reports
  • Assist in conducting threat assessments and help consider options for threat management strategies
  • Assist in compiling detailed professional reports and maintain well-organized and accurate Incident/Case files
  • Assist in conducting professional investigative interviews of employees and others, occasionally involving sensitive subjects
  • Work with other investigators on initiatives for security and investigative enhancements and process improvements
  • In conjunction with senior members of the team, interface, as necessary, with executives on security and investigative matters
Basic Qualifications :
What you bring to the role…

  • An inquisitive mind with experience in conducting research and preparing detailed and factually-based documents
  • Interest in gaining investigative experience in conducting interviews; locating, reviewing and analyzing data; conducting investigative research in physical security systems (CCTV, alarms, access control); preserving evidence; and producing cohesive and thorough written reports
  • Proficiency in internet and open source /social media research
  • Basic understanding of computer systems and networks
  • Experience in fundamental business skills (working with a budget, etc.) and proficiency in standard office software programs, such as word processing, presentation software and spreadsheets
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to be discrete, particularly when handling confidential and/or sensitive information
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and responsibilities in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining positive customer/client relations
  • Ability to maintain strict discretion and confidentiality
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external partners
  • All candidates must be eligible to work in the US
  • All candidates must be at least 18 years old
  • All candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months - OR - be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program in order to qualify for this internship
  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program
  • All candidates must be available during the months of May/June through August/September 2019
  • All candidates must be available to work 40 hours/week in Glendale, CA
  • All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session
  • All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
  • 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)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous work/internship/academic experience in conducting behavioral threat assessments
  • Cyber security awareness and interest or experience in conducting computer related investigations
  • Experience with producing basic statistics and producing case analysis data
  • Project Management experience