WDI Architecture Internship - Glendale, CA - Fall 2018

Disney Parks & Resorts - Glendale, CA (30+ days ago)4.2


You will…
Provide support to the project team for design and implementation of assigned projects and design intent
Prepare Facility/Attraction base information documentation (e.g. existing condition descriptions)
Provide design documentation in the form of graphic illustration, imagery boards, color renderings, and research and documentation on assigned projects
Perform various basic technical tasks and documentation, including base sheets, construction details, plans/sections/elevations, design drafting, 3D visualization, and general project coordination
Develop varied architectural project work at all stages of assigned projects from concept, feasibility or schematic design through the preparation of construction documentation in accordance with established departmental and divisional quality standards
Ensure that the design intent is achieved by successfully integrating facility design with allied disciplines and components of the development such as: infrastructure, area development, grading/drainage, lighting, graphics, structural and MEP engineering, etc.
Prepare specific deliverables including, but not limited to: base sheets, hardscape, planting designs, visual intrusion studies, material schedules, etc.; ensure adherence to department/divisional Standards of Practice
Be responsible for coordinating and communicating Architectural design issues within the project team; support implementation of project goals/objectives through problem-solving and development of design solutions
Monitor budget hours for assigned tasks
Support the facility construction cost estimating process through collection of data for review
What you bring to the role…
Working knowledge and experience in the use of building materials and products for thematic applications
Demonstrated proficiency in CADD (Revit and/or AutoCad) and digital illustration tools such as Maya, Rhino, Photoshop, Illustrator, and SketchUp
Skills in 3D software tools
Knowledge of architecture design and construction techniques
Knowledge of related areas, including land planning, civil engineering, area development, lighting, graphic design, etc.
Must possess valid driver's license
A portfolio review is required for this position. For full consideration, please include a link to your portfolio on your résumé. Applicants without a portfolio link on their résumé, will not be considered to have a completed application packet and may not be fully considered for the position.

Two or more years of experience in architecture/design practice
Membership in one or more professional organizations such as American Institute of Architects, Urban Land Institute, Construction Specifications Institute, or U.S. Green Building Council, is desirable

Currently enrolled as a Junior or higher, or graduated within the past 6 months in an accredited college/university, earning a BA/BArch degree

Currently earning an advanced degree in Architecture, Landscape or Urban Planning

Materials Required:
College transcripts (official or unofficial) - Please upload your transcript while completing the online application

To upload this document:
Log into your dashboard at www.DisneyInterns.com
Click the link labeled “Edit Profile Info”
Click on the “Attachments” Tab
Be sure your document is in the required title format: FirstName_LastName_Type (i.e. Mickey_Mouse_Transcript)
Select document type of “Other”
A portfolio review is required for this position. For full consideration, please include a link to your portfolio on your résumé. Applicants without a portfolio link on their résumé, will not be considered to have a completed application packet and may not be fully considered for the position.

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 the past 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.
Must be at least 18 years of age
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 early September 2018 through late November 2018. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

“We Change Lives.” Walt Disney Imagineering is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of The Walt Disney Company. Its talented corps of Imagineers is responsible for the creation - from concept initiation through installation - of all Disney Resorts, theme parks and attractions, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, and new media projects.

What we’re looking for…

An Architecture Intern who will work within the department that touches all aspects of our theme parks and resorts from concept to delivery of the built environments enjoyed by our guests.

Materials Required:
College transcripts (official or unofficial) - Please upload your transcript while completing the online application

To upload this document:
Log into your dashboard at www.DisneyInterns.com
Click the link labeled “Edit Profile Info”
Click on the “Attachments” Tab
Be sure your document is in the required title format: FirstName_LastName_Type (i.e. Mickey_Mouse_Transcript)
Select document type of “Other”
A portfolio review is required for this position. For full consideration, please include a link to your portfolio on your résumé. Applicants without a portfolio link on their résumé, will not be considered to have a completed application packet and may not be fully considered for the position.

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 the past 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.
Must be at least 18 years of age
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 early September 2018 through late November 2018. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

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