Digital Marketing Intern at The Walt Disney Company

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Placement Year (10 Months+)
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Marketing Media Sport/Sports Management

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The Role
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The Culture

The Role

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

I thoroughly enjoyed my placement. You are exposed to an array of sectors within the business whilst working in a great office team.
5 /5

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

Everyone at ESPN is super friendly & treat you as a full member of staff rather than an intern. They value your opinion and will regularly ask for your help.
5 /5

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

My manager was fantastic with my development. He always ensured that I had a range of tasks to do and would regularly assess my progress & any queries I had.
5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Work always fluctuated when there was a major sporting event on e.g. Six Nations and work would reduce at some points however there was always something to do. I also never felt like the workload was too much.
4 /5

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

I was given a lot of responsibility during my placement. Alongside my manager I was organising a range of marketing campaigns before monitoring their success. My role also included organising my teams finances & managing our designer briefs!
4 /5

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

I 100% believe that this placement has helped my develop my skills, understanding & confidence in a working environment & for my studies. The knowledge of the industry means I can apply my learning's to my degree effectively & include areas which are not covered in my degree. I now have a better understanding of what to expect when I enter full time employment & the actions to make to better my career.
5 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The office has an amazing atmosphere. Everyone is super friendly and happy to help!
5 /5

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

Since ESPN sits under the Walt Disney Company, the structure is perfectly organised.
5 /5

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

The company depend of you to assist in the delivery of campaigns. Therefore I felt like not only did they care for their growth, but for my personal development too!
5 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Travel loan
5 /5

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

I would love to come back!
5 /5

The Culture

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

Disney ensure a Intern group is made so you can get to know and make friends with your fellow interns!
5 /5

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

With it being London socialising isn't cheap! However since I lived at home costs weren't too bad!
3 /5

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

Where the office is the direct Nightlife is mainly pubs (which I liked!) & London is on your doorstep so anything is an option!
4 /5

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

There are plenty of opportunities such as an office Football team, Disney volunteering & exclusive screenings.
5 /5