DATG Advanced Analytics Internship, Summer 2019

  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Burbank, CA, USA
  • Jan 23, 2019
Internship Business Analytics Data Analysis Data Science Excel Machine Learning Python R SQL Statistics Tableau

Job Description

At Disney, we are storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting- edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

At Disney/ABC Television Group, you’ll help us tell stories that touch millions of people around the globe and new ways for us to connect with the world. Now is your opportunity to unleash your skills….

We Are…

The Advanced Analytics team within DATG Research is made up of data scientists with a variety of expertise, ranging from data engineering to machine learning to data visualization.


A Day in the Life…

You will support the Advanced Analytics team within the Disney/ABC Television Group Research team. Leveraging tools like Tableau, SQL, R, and Python, you will assist in building out dashboards that automate existing reports, creating visualizations that allow business users to dive deeper into data, perform analysis to improve marketing campaign performance, and much more!

Basic Qualifications:

What You Bring to the Role…

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated experience using SQL to manage large multi-dimensional data sets
  • Experience with Python and/or R
  • Proficiency in developing Tableau dashboards
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience collecting & analyzing data and reporting on the results
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel including advanced formulas
  • Strong sense of responsibility, ownership, and pride in delivering quality results

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience building machine learning models
  • Previous experience in News and/or Entertainment, analyzing app behavior

Required Education:

  • Currently pursuing (or recently graduated with) a Master's degree in Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Physics or other related quantitative field
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

Additional Information:

  • Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within the past six (6) months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)
  • Program Dates: Interns must be fully available from May/June 2019 through August/September 2019. Must be able to work 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday.
  • Required Materials: Resume and transcripts must be uploaded at time of online application.
  • Transportation: Interns must have reliable transportation to get to and from work for the duration of their internship program.
  • Housing: Interns must provide their own housing for the duration of their internship program.

About Disney ABC Television Group:

Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, DATG offers multiple opportunities to build a career that supports entertaining and informing the world. A key unit of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world's most admired vertically integrated media enterprises, DATG includes global live action and animation entertainment, news, owned television stations, and radio. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals we want to hear your story.

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 ABC Cable Networks Group, which is part of a business segment we call Disney ABC Television Group.

ABC Cable Networks Group 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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