Intern at The Walt Disney Company

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Hammersmith
Review Date
Roles
Arts/Entertainment/Media

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4.5/5

The Role
4.8
The Company
4.8
The Culture
3.6

The Role

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

I thouroughly enjoyed my placement year at Disney and throughout the whole year felt as though I was a valued and respected member of the team. I was supported massively and the year spent at Disney helped me to grow professionally.
5 /5

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

I felt so valued by my team and was incredibly sad to leave.
5 /5

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

I was given so much support in my work by my manager. Every mistake made was a lesson learnt and lessons that I will take with me when looking for jobs after I graduate.
5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Some days were busier than others but there was always something for me to be doing.
4 /5

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

I was given a lot of responsibility and as the year went on and I was learning more I was doing things completely on my own.
5 /5

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

I would be going back to university with a completely different mindset if it wasn't for doing my placement. The skills learnt here are ones I would never forget.
5 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

So friendly. It's like we had a little Disney family.
5 /5

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

Very organised. It didn't feel like an internship but like a proper job.
5 /5

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

My manager helped me a lot with my personal development. She was always very happy to answer any questions I had.
5 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • International Travel
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
4 /5

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

Very appealing. I would love to work for Disney in the future!
5 /5

The Culture

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

Yes great. Everyone was always up for work drinks.
5 /5

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

I lived in south west London so was quite expensive but worth it and very fun.
3 /5

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

There was good bars around and the tube station was close so easy to get into central London.
3 /5

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

Disney ran a voluntEARs programme that you could get involved it which is really good.
5 /5