CPGP Retail Marketing Intern Review

by The Walt Disney Company

Best Student Employer


  • Skills
  • Responsibilities
  • Support & Guidance
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • My role as retail marketing intern involves supporting from ideas to the final product of Disney marketing campaigns across UK retailers such as Asda, Tesco, Harrods, Selfridges, Smyths and many more. I work closely with our in-house creative team and social team to brief in and coordinate creative assets for in-store, online and influencers


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I have developed an ability to be an account manager, allowing me to build on my communication and organisation. I have also strengthened my creativity through campaign ideation and brainstorm with various teams

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • I was given a huge amount of responsibility, more so that anticipated. Disney likes to treat their interns as supervisors which aids in career development and skill building. The responsibility is gradual but at the end of the 12 months I was Marketing account owner for two huge UK retailers

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 5/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • I received a huge amount of support from both my team and external teams and clients. I couldn't have asked for a better support network

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 5/5


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The company culture is all about being truly happy in your role. I felt very welcomed and at peace, with everyone I came across being super friendly it was hard not too

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • It was the best year and I truly feel it has been the biggest aid in my career development

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at The Walt Disney Company
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend The Walt Disney Company to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to The Walt Disney Company
  • Be confident in your ability. Disney are looking for people with a genuine want to learn and also a love of the company, make sure that shines through

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Placement (10 Months+)



June 2023

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