The Walt Disney Company

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About The Walt Disney Company

From world-class feature films and hit TV programmes, to exhilarating theme parks, exciting virtual worlds, and Disney-branded products that invoke a lifetime of memories, The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) UK & Ireland has been delivering unforgettable entertainment experiences for more than 75 years.

Based in our EMEA Head Office in Hammersmith, London, you'll join a legendary company that has become a part of people's lives around the globe. Whether you cultivate relationships with clients in Sales, lend your analytical expertise to Finance, or harness your creative talents in Products and Licensing, you'll help us create stories that are truly remarkable. Here, you'll be encouraged to meet new people, collaborate with your colleagues and fellow interns, and aspire to the extraordinary with everything you do.

The Walt Disney Company Intern Programme

Our internship programmes offer undergraduates a fantastic opportunity to supplement their university degree with a 12 month work placement in one of our world class business functions.

We pride ourselves in offering our interns true work experience. You will be embedded into our team and will take on real responsibilities from day one. Our invaluable schemes will put your education to work and give you the cutting-edge skills and experience to build your future career.

If you want a great placement year that challenges and mentally stimulates you, there is no better place to show what you’re made of. We’ll train you and give you every opportunity – the rest is up to you. This is Disney where dreams and career aspirations can come true.

Internships are for undergraduate sandwich degree students who require a 12 month placement as part of their degree. We offer a large number of internships across our various business functions including Finance, Research, Buying, HR, Commercial, Production, Creative, PR and Marketing in industries from movies and television to products and licensing. Please visit our Disney Careers site for further details on the variety of internships on offer and our application process.

Applications for our 2019/2020 internship programmes are now open! The application deadline is 30th November 2018 – don’t delay and apply today!

What we offer

  • The opportunity to develop your skills and experience and help build the foundations of your future career
  • The chance to work in a fantastic team environment, learning from the best and with the support of a brilliant community of interns
  • Amazing opportunities to work on charity projects within the community, including participating in our Disney VoluntEar schemes
  • The opportunity to be part of Company-wide learning and development initiatives including training sessions, networking sessions, participation in our annual learning events and more!
  • The chance to attend Family and Friends Screenings with the opportunity to see the latest Disney releases in our in-house cinema or at the West End
  • Annual salary of £21,000 with 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) and fabulous discounts on Disney products

Imagine the stories you could be part of...

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The Walt Disney Company is 2nd in Advertising & Marketing Top 100 Undergraduate Employers 2019 - 2020

The Walt Disney Company Latest Reviews

  • Account Intern

    Working at Disney has been amazing, fantastic colleagues, work to do that has real business value, great offices, decent pay and over 150 other interns for a good social scene...


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  • Home Entertainment Finance Intern

    I really enjoyed my placement at The Walt Disney Company, the atmosphere in the office is great and in my role I was able to watch all the latest film releases in the Disney cinema. Besides the fun, y...


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  • Dcvi

    Really enjoyed the placement and learnt a lot...


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Facts and Figures


Number of Placements Available This Year

2:1 (Two One)

Predicted Degree Class Required To Apply

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