Disney Consumer Products Licensing Toys Intern at The Walt Disney Company

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Placement Year (10 Months+)
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The Role
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The Role

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

I really enjoyed my year's placement at Disney.
5 /5

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

I felt I was treated as equally as all other employees.
5 /5

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

I had weekly 1 to 1s/catch-ups with my line manager to talk through my tasks and development.
5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Always had some sort of task to do, varied day-to-day.
4 /5

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

More responsibility that I predicted, given big tasks and projects.
5 /5

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

The skills gained and training received will help me massively during my final year and after completing university.
5 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very relaxed and friendly, but also fast-paced and hard working.
5 /5

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

Very well organised from start to finish.
5 /5

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

Big investment - training included: Full day introduction to the company. Healthy & Safety training. Training in all systems.
5 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Car
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • National Travel
  • International Travel
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Working from home
  • Healthcare from home
  • Healthcare/Dental
  • Travel loan
3 /5

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

Extremely appealing.
5 /5

The Culture

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

Very good social scene, with over 100 interns within the organisation.
5 /5

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

N/A - lived at home during the placement. Socialising fairly expensive as you would expect in London.
2 /5

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

Easy access to all of London.
4 /5

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

Yes - especially many charity events supporting different organisations.
4 /5