Workforce Insights Graduate Internship, Studios - Summer/Fall 2018

  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Burbank, CA, USA
  • Jul 11, 2018
Intern Business Analytics Data Analysis Data Collection Data Reporting Data Science Excel Forecasting Research SAP Tableau

Job Description

At The Walt Disney Studios, you’ll help bring compelling stories to life through film, music and live entertainment.

We are…

The Walt Disney Studios has an exciting opportunity within our Workforce Insights and Engagement team to contribute to a series of projects related to research, analytics, and employee engagement. The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical, project management, and organization and communication skills, as well as a passion for both learning new things and the function of Workforce Insights.


A day in the life…

Workforce reporting:

  • Being a point of contact for Studio workforce reporting, including demographics, survey result reporting, etc.
  • Serving as a point of contact for HR partners to train the use of and troubleshoot data dashboards
  • Managing and manipulating Excel spreadsheets with large amounts of data
  • Responding to requests for customized data reports
  • Filling out forms for access to data tools for partners

Data cleaning:

  • Partnering with key HR departments to ensure people data classifications are accurate and up-to-date throughout systems
  • Reviewing organizational hierarchies with HR partners to ensure accuracy
  • Organizing and consolidating existing/archived data files

Research processes:

  • Supporting Studio and Line-of-Business-specific needs for data collection, reporting and analysis assigned by the Manager
  • Programing survey questions into tools, track number of responses, and pull data from responses
  • Building and filling in reports, tables, and summaries with data numbers
  • Coordinating projects, timelines, and collaborations:
  • Creating, coordinating and maintaining project plans and timelines
  • Organizing and scheduling focus groups and other research committee teams/meetings

Basic Qualifications

You are…

  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy
  • Committed to maintaining confidentiality
  • A proactive thinker with the ability to manage multiple tasks with anticipated / recurring timelines
  • A team player with strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, and ability to multi-task
  • Able to approach problems with curiosity and offer creative solutions
  • Able to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Professional and with excellent client service skills
  • Highly organized

Preferred Qualifications

Also a plus...

  • Intermediate to advanced expertise with Microsoft Office; specifically Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Excel formulas including IF statements, VLOOKUP, and Pivot tables
  • Demonstrated skills in research, basic data analysis, and reporting
  • Knowledge of HR tools, including SAP, Tableau, and Cognos
  • Applied experience in Workforce Insights/HR/Organization Development

Required Education

  • Working towards or recently completed an advanced degree in Human Resources, I/O Psychology, Organization Development, Analytics, or related.

Program Eligibility

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Unrestricted work authorization
  • Available full time from July through September
  • Ability to provide own relocation, housing and transportation. Position is located in Burbank, CA.
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate program at a college/university taking at least one class in the semester prior to participation in the internship program, or recently graduated within six months at time of application

About The Walt Disney Studios

For over 90 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built. Today the Studio brings quality movies, music and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. Feature films are released under the following banners: Disney, including Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios, Disneynature, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm. The Disney Music Group encompasses the Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records labels, as well as Disney Music Publishing. The Disney Theatrical Group produces and licenses live events, including Disney on Broadway, Disney On Ice and Disney Live!. Ours is a culture of innovation, inspiration and collaboration that brings together visionary artists, gifted technologists and savvy business minds to conjure up magical entertainment experiences for a global audience.

About The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Pictures, which is part of a business segment we call The Walt Disney Studios.

Walt Disney Pictures is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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